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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.

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Family Law Track

Core Electives
Children and the Law
Domestic Violence Law
Family Law
Federal Income Tax
Mediation* or Family & Divorce Mediation*
Sexuality and the Law
Wills & Trusts

Related Electives
Elder Law
Gender and the Law
Juvenile Justice Law & Policy
Mental Health Law
Poverty Law
Trial Advocacy*
Relevant Seminars or Perspectives Courses as Offered

Capstone Experience
Mediation Clinic*
Public Interest Clinical Externship: RI Legal Services (includes Semester in Practice)*

Activities/Competitions
ABA Representation in Mediation Competition
Family Law Inns of Court
Moot Court

* Experiential learning