RWU Law had a 86% pass rate for the July 2012 Massachusetts Bar for all first-time test takers, above the state average. Massachusetts is the state with the largest number of our graduates sitting for the exam and is our reporting state for the American Bar Association.
Federal Indian Law
This class will look at the allocation of sovereignty between the United States, Indian tribes and the states. The course will take a particular look at that allocation in Rhode Island and will discuss the sovereignty issues raised by Carcieri v. Salazar, a controversial Rhode Island case recently decided by the United States Supreme Court. Readings will be selected by Claire Richards, former Special Counsel to Governor Carcieri.