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05/03/2016
By Dean Michael J. Yelnosky
One hallmark of an RWU Law education is our remarkable connection to the bar, the bench, other branches of government, and businesses – both profit and non-profit.  During a student’s three...

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RWU Law offers a joint JD and master’s degree in marine affairs with the University of Rhode Island. Only 3 law schools in the U.S. offer such a joint degree.



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.