Student Spotlight

Curtis Pouliot-Alvarez, 3L
Curtis Pouliot-Alvarez came to RWU Law without the benefit of close family or acquaintances in the profession. “I had no connections in the legal...

Upcoming Events

RWU SOL Holiday Reception 2015

RWU SOL Holiday Reception 2015

Law Alumni Association Holiday Reception
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Citizens Plaza Rotunda, Providence, Rhode Island
Public Interst Potluck
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Law School Bistro
Champions for Justice
6:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Omni Providence Hotel

Resources and Links


    State Agencies

    Federal Agencies


For an extensive listing of all agencies (state, federal, international, etc.), see URI’s Department of Marine Affairs.

    Professional Organizations


  • Boston College Law School Environmental Law Society
  • RI Green Drinks are informal gatherings of environmentally-active people from advocacy-oriented and educational nonprofits, academia, green businesses, and government, from all over Rhode Island
  • The Ocean Project is an international network of aquariums, zoos, museums, and conservation organizations working to create an understanding among their visitors and members of the significance of the ocean and the role each person plays in conserving our blue planet for the future. 

    Research: Law School Journals

    News (generally)

    Marine Renewable Energy Projects


    News and Research

    Universities and Law Schools

    Maritime (United States)



    Marine Transportation Services

    Professional Organizations

    Law Firms

(These blogs are not maintained or endorsed by RWU School of Law)

  • CleanTech Blog - Commentary on technologies, news and issues relating to next generation energy and the environment.
  • The Conscious Earth - Earth-centered news for the health of air, water, habitat and the fight against global warming.
  • Environmental Action Blog - Current environmental issues and green energy news.
  • The Future is Green - Thoughts on the coming of a society that is in balance with nature.
  • The Green Skeptic - Devoted to challenging assumptions about how we live on the earth and protect our environment.
  • Haute Nature - Ecologically based creative ideas, art & green products for your children, home and lifestyle, blending style with sustainability.
  • The Lazy Environmentalist - Sustainable living made easy.
  • Lights Out America - A grassroots community group organizing nationwide energy savings events.
  • Rachel Carson Centennial Book Club - Considering the legacy of Rachel Carson's literary and scientific contributions with a different book each month.
  • Sustainablog - News, information and personal meanderings related to environmental and and economic sustainability, green and sustainable business, and environmental politics.
  • These Come From Trees - An experiment in environmentalist, viral marketing, and user interface design with the goal of reducing consumer waste paper.