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.
Native American Law Students Association (NALSA)
The Native American Law Students Association (NALSA) supports the academic and social interests of Native American students and others interested in indigenous legal and cultural issues. NALSA promotes awareness of Native American issues, viewpoints and culture through its meetings, activities, and local educational and social events, such as annual PowWows and guest lecturers throughout the region. The Roger Williams School of Law chapter of NALSA is networked to the extensive resources of the national NALSA and the Federal Indian Bar – both of which host annual conferences throughout the country.