Each year, the Marine Affairs Institute takes RWU Law students on an educational cruise on Narragansett Bay. This trip helps first year students better understand many of the marine and maritime issues affecting Rhode Island and New England.
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.