The Marine Affairs Institute holds a major symposium every other year. These events draw national and international experts in their various fields to RWU Law. Students can attend these symposia for free. Past topics range from fisheries law, climate change and the legacy of the Deepwater Horizon disaster.
Military and Veteran’s Law Association
The Military and Veteran’s Law Association (MVLA) is a non-partisan, student-run organization dedicated to raising visibility of and promoting knowledge and awareness of military and veteran law issues affecting students, law professionals, veterans and members of America’s Armed Forces through educational programming and events at Roger Williams University School of Law. MVLA is committed to building a bridge between law students, veterans, JAG personnel, the local community, those seeking to pursue careers in the military or, and attorneys in the greater New England area for the purpose of professional development.