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Fast Facts

RWU Law is one of only 5 law schools in the country that specializes in marine affairs. Of these schools, RWU Law is only one of 2 that specialize in admiralty and maritime law.

First Impressions

Herreshoff Museum Dock

Black Law Students Association


The RWU Chapter of the National Black Law Students Association is formed to articulate and promote the needs and goals of Black law students and effectuate change in the legal community. An affiliate of the National Black Law Students’ Association, the RWU Chapter focuses on sensitizing the legal establishment to the needs of the Black community, promoting the professional needs of Black law students, and assisting in the recruitment, retention, and placement of students of color. BLSA strives to foster and encourage professional competence within our membership through various academic and career workshops, sponsoring special programs such as our annual Winter Solstice and Black History and Community Service events. This organization is open to all law students regardless of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin, who support and promote the career development of all underrepresented students in the field of law. For additional information visit or email us at