RWU Law is one of only 5 law schools in the country that specializes in marine affairs. Of these schools, RWU Law is only one of 2 that specialize in admiralty and maritime law.
The Roger Williams University School of Law Student Handbook is a compilation of documents relevant to the student's career at the law school. It consists of two basic documents which relate to all academic matters, the Academic Code and the Code of Conduct. In addition to these documents it also contains important School of Law and University policies. The materials in the Student Handbook will be supplemented from time to time on-line in order to improve it, provide more complete coverage, and keep it current.