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RWU Law provides students a broad range of marine resource and maritime courses taught by full professors as well as expert practitioners.  The curriculum includes courses in admiralty, fisheries, piracy, ocean and coastal law, ocean policy, and climate change.

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Maps & Directions

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Roger Williams University's School of Law is located in the historic seaport town of Bristol, Rhode Island. The campus is only minutes from Providence and Newport, and an hour from Boston, all easily accessible for recreation, dining, sports, and other activities.

T.F.Green Airport is located 25 miles from campus. Amtrak trains are available to Providence and regular service is provided along the eastern seaboard.  RIPTA bus service travels from Providence to the RWU Law campus (Mt. Hope Bridge stop) via Route 60.

Driving Directions

From Boston, Massachusetts and points North:
Follow either 128 South (also called I-95 South) or I-93 South to Route 24 South heading toward Fall River, Massachusetts. Merge onto I-195 West and follow for about a mile to exit 8A to continue on Route 24 South. Follow for approximately 8 miles to Exit 2 towards Bristol and the Mt. Hope Bridge. Turn right at bottom of exit, continue across the Mt. Hope Bridge; the University is just after the bridge on the right.

From Albany, New York and points West:
Take Route 87 to Interstate 90 East (Mass Turnpike). Take Route 146 South to Interstate 95 South to Providence, Rhode Island. Take Interstate 195 East to Exit 7 (Route 114- Barrington/Warren). Travel south on Route 114 approximately 14 miles through Barrington, Warren and Bristol. The University is on the left just before the Mt. Hope Bridge.

From New York City and points South:
Take Interstate 95 North to Providence, Rhode Island. Take Interstate 195 East to Exit 7 (Route 114- Barrington/Warren). Travel South on Route 114 approximately 14 miles through Barrington, Warren and Bristol. The University is on the left just before the Mt. Hope Bridge.

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