Each year, the Marine Affairs Institute takes RWU Law students on an educational cruise on Narragansett Bay. This trip helps first year students better understand many of the marine and maritime issues affecting Rhode Island and New England.
Environmental Law Society
The Environmental Law Society (ELS) provides students with the opportunity to learn about and engage in discussion regarding environmental and natural resource law. ELS sponsors speakers, including attorneys, with diverse views and backgrounds on many environmental issues and their career experiences. ELS also proudly sponsors community events such as International Coastal Clean-Up Day. Additionally, ELS provides the opportunity for students to attend the annual National Environmental Law Societies conference.