RWU Law partners with the Alpert Medical School of Brown Medical School and the Rhode Island Center for Law and Public Policy in the Rhode Island Medical-Legal Partnership for Children. This unique collaboration offers legal services to low-income families at Hasbro Children’s Hospital.
Criminal Law Society
The Roger Williams School of Law Criminal Law Society is a student organization that strives to foster communication and understanding among students about issues in criminal law at RWU Law. Each member is committed to increasing the presence of criminal law at RWU and creating a forum for students to contribute to criminal law scholarship, practice, and policymaking.
Our goal is to provide direction and support for students who may be interested in any of the vast fields that criminal law entails. We do this through speakers, panels, job and networking opportunities, ride-alongs with the police department, and field trips to prisons and trials throughout Rhode Island.
The Criminal Law Society also hopes to work with the Justice Studies program to put on events throughout the year, bringing practitioners, academics, judges, and policymakers to campus. Additionally, members of the CLS are dedicated to contributing to the well-being of society by performing service projects for the less fortunate.