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.
American Bar Association Law Student Division
The ABA is the leading voice of the legal profession in the nation. With more than 413,000 members (including 51,000+ law student members), the ABA’s activities include providing law school accreditation, continuing legal education for lawyers, programs to assist lawyers and judges in their work, guidelines on ethics and rules of professional conducts, and initiatives to improve the legal system for the public. The ABA also develops programs and publications specifically targeted to help law students succeed in their studies and in building their legal careers. Membership is easy; simply call the ABA Service Center at 800.285.2221 or sign up on line by logging onto www.abanet.org.