Pro Bono ELR Forms

To receive credit for completion of RWU Law's 50-Hour Pro Bono Experiential Learning Requirement, students must report and request approval of hours to the Feinstein Center via Etrieve by the required deadlines.  Students must use Etrieve to report each placement or project that the student intends to use towards their 50-hour requirement.

All pro bono must be reported online using Etrieve: https://rwucentral.etrieve.cloud  (You must use Chrome as your browser - if link does not work, cut and paste into Chrome)

Important:  To log in to Etrieve, you must first click on the small “Or sign in with” icon located at the bottom center of the screen, which will create a prompt for you to sign in using your RWU Law login credentials. 

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Secure an internship doing public interest legal work or participate in RWU Law's Alternative Spring Break program or a Pro Bono Collaborative project (including Street Law or VITA)

On Etrieve:Law Pro Bono 1: Pre Approval Request
(must use Chrome as your browser - if link does not work, cut and paste into Chrome)

You will receive an email to confirm that your placement will qualify as Pro Bono.

Prior to the start of your pro bono

Work on your pro bono

Complete a Reflective Journal at the conclusion of your pro bono (must use Chrome as your browser - if link does not work, cut and paste into Chrome)

Within 10 days of pro bono completion

Supervisor Evaluation

Have your supervisor complete the Supervisor Evaluation(must use Chrome as your browser - if link does not work, cut and paste into Chrome)

Within 10 days of pro bono completion
Request Certification of your pro bono hours

On Etrieve:Law Pro Bono 2: Completion Certification
(must use Chrome as your browser - if link does not work, cut and paste into Chrome)

You must upload your Reflective Journal and completed Supervisor Evaluation to Etrieve with your request for certification.

Within 10 days of pro bono completion

Once you have received certification of completion of your 50-Hour Pro Bono Experiential Learning Requirement, you may report any additional pro bono hours you complete on Etrieve:  Law Pro Bono 3: Additional Hours.  

Close Course Type Descriptions

Course Types

We have classified RWU Law classes under the following headers. One of the following course types will be attached to each course which will allow students to narrow down their search while looking for classes.

Core Course

Students in the first and second year are required to take classes covering the following aspects of the law—contracts, torts, property, criminal law, civil procedure, and constitutional law, evidence, and professional responsibility.  Along with these aspects, the core curriculum will develop legal reasoning skills.

Elective

After finishing the core curriculum the remaining coursework toward the degree is completed through upper level elective courses.  Students can choose courses that peak their interests or courses that go along with the track they are following.

Seminar

Seminars are classes where teachers and small groups of students focus on a specific topic and the students complete a substantial research paper.

Clinics/Externships

Inhouse Clinics and Clinical Externships legal education is law school training in which students participate in client representation under the supervision of a practicing attorney or law professor.  RWU Law's Clinical Programs offer unique and effective learning opportunities and the opportunity for practical experience while still in law school.