Get to Know RWU Law

Do you have questions about what it’s really like to be a student at RWU Law? Don’t worry, below you will find quick tours, a series of panels, and even a pre-recorded 1L class to give you access to the RWU Law experience, right at your finger tips!

Tour RWU Law

We put together a quick tour of the law school for you to make sure you have the chance to meet some of the staff and administrators that you’re going to be interacting with once you join our community.

Tour Bristol

You’ve never been to Bristol, RI? No problem – here’s a quick tour of the place we call home.

Our Clinical Guarantee

Are you interested in learning how the RWU Law Clinical Guarantee can help you advance your career? Hear from our Assistant Dean of Experiential Education and a panel of the RWU Law faculty & staff talk about exactly that.

Hear from RWU Alums

Take some time to hear from a panel of Alums, and learn how RWU Law set them on their career paths. 

Hear from a second panel of alums, practicing all around the country, specifically about their career paths and how their experiences at RWU Law prepared them.


Student Life

Do you have questions about what being a law student is really like? Hear from our current students about their experiences at RWU Law.

Pro Bono Opportunities at RWU Law

Learn about one of our most popular Pro Bono opportunities:  Alternative Spring Break.  Hear directly from RWU Law Students that used their Spring Break to help communities in need from all around the United States. 

RWU Law & the Marine Affairs Institute

Learn about the opportunities that the Marine Affairs Institute brings to our students. 

Sit in on a 1L Torts Class

We know that many of you have not had the opportunity to sit in on a law school class – feel free to visit a pre-recorded first-year class with Professor David Logan.

Learn about the Providence Experiential Campus

The experiential campus gives our upper level students the opportunity to participate in at least one substantial clinical experience, with a home right in the heart of Providence, RI.

Rhode Island's Only Law School

RWU Law’s unique position gives our students real access and connections to the RI legal community – learn what that means for you.

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.


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.


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


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.