RWU Law School

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Why RWU Law?

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The Only Law School In RI

As the state's one and only law school, RWU Law is able to offer you a level of access, connection and experience that few institutions can rival – helping you have an impact today, and make a difference now ...

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Social Justice

At RWU Law, we believe that lawyers should use their legal skills to serve their communities – and that pro bono service in law school can set the stage for a lifetime of invaluable social contributions.

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Facts at a Glance

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    2 Campuses

    Our Bristol seaside campus provides the backdrop for your legal education. Our Providence experiential campus gives you the experience you seek in your third year.

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    Clerkship Placement

    US News ranks RWU Law among the best law schools in the country for judicial clerkship placements after graduation.

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Finding the Perfect Niche

Dasha Brockmeyer, RWU Law Class of 2007 Juris Doctor

Dasha G. Brockmeyer ’07 reached a career milestone this spring when she was elected partner at the 400-plus-attorney firm of Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP, practicing mainly in the field of employee benefit law...

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Recent News

  • The Dean Meets the Governor

    RWU Law Dean Gregory W. Bowman sits down with Rhode Island Governor Daniel J. McKee to discuss issues of common concern to both the Statehouse and the Ocean State's only law school.

  • RWU Law Remembers Sarah Weddington

    The pioneering lawyer, who passed away this week, successfully argued the landmark case of Roe v. Wade (1973), and inspired many on her visits to RWU Law.

  • 'You Have to Adapt to Survive'

    How does a newly established immigration law practice weather a hostile administration and a global pandemic? Ask Boston attorney Antonio Massa Viana ’14.

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Institutes and Programs

Marine Affairs Institute

Marine Affairs Institute

The Marine Affairs Institute prepares law students to enter the exciting field of ocean and coastal law and policy by providing them with strong academic credentials and practical experiences that help them be practice-ready upon graduation.

Business Law Program

Business Law Program

Our Business Law Program provides students with a sound foundation in the principles and practice of business law through clinics, externships and coursework.