74% of RWU Law 1L students come from outside of Rhode Island. There are 22 states represented in the Class of 2017 alone.
Religion, Law and Lawyering
This course considers how religious perspectives might illuminate various issues of secular law and lawyering. Topics that will be addressed include: parallels between law and religion; religious language in public and legal discourse; religious perspectives on civil liability, criminal law and punishment, and reconciliation with injustice; interpretation of secular and sacred text; and spiritual dimensions of lawyering. The course will consider a variety of religious perspectives, including Jewish, Christian, Buddhist, and Islamic.