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02/09/2016
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In January 2014, I taught Conflict of Laws for the first time at RWU Law.  As part of my preparation, I encountered what seemed to be a throwaway sentence in a study aid that said something to...

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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.



Rhode Island Procedure: Developments and Practice

Course Number: 
LAW 739
Credits: 
3

A study of Civil Procedure in Rhode Island, its transition in 1966 from a common law and equity system to a procedure patterned upon the Federal Procedure and its substantial revision in 1995.  In depth consideration of the progression of a civil action from its commencement in the Superior Court to appellate review in the Supreme Court.