Dean’s Blog

07/16/2014
When I left Wake Forest for the deanship at Roger Williams in 2003, I signed a contract for 3 years, hoped to survive for 5 (the typical deanship lasts 4+ years, about the same as NFL coaches), and...

Fast Facts

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. 



Prosecution Clinical Externship Program

Course Number: 
LAW.801
Credits: 
4-6

Through our Prosecution Clinical Externship Program, students earn academic credit while working two to three days per week in a prosecution office on the federal, state or municipal level.  Students are eligible to appear in court as student attorneys in federal and state courts in Rhode Island and Massachusetts.  Students gain valuable hands-on experience representing the government in criminal prosecutions.  Students participate in a weekly seminar with classmates who are working in a variety of prosecutorial settings.