Michael Muehe

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Michael MueheResearch and Access Services Librarian

Contact Information

401-254-4548mmuehe@rwu.eduOffice 144

Education

J.D., Roger Williams University
B.A., University of Connecticut

Mike (he/him/his) holds a B.A. in American Studies and English and a B.A. in Political Science with four minors from the University of Connecticut at Avery Point; a J.D. with coursework from Roger Williams University and the Tulane-Siena Institute for International Law, Cultural Heritage, and the Arts; and is pursuing his MSLIS with a concentration in Cultural Heritage Informatics at Simmons University.  

Following law school, he traveled extensively across the globe, played for the International Gay Rugby League, and worked for the Office of General Counsel at the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development. He is a member of the Massachusetts Bar, the LGBT Bar, and is pending admission to the District of Columbia Bar.  

Prior to joining RWU Law Library, he served as the Archives Assistant on the Antonin Scalia Papers project at Harvard Law School Library; a Creative Projects Metadata Intern at the Law Library of Congress; and as an editor for the National Archives and Records Administration's Social Networks and Archival Context (SNAC) digital archives project. He concurrently serves as the 2020 George A. Strait Fellow at Harvard Law School Library's Historical and Special Collections. His current research interests include museum and heritage law; transitional justice; LGBTQ2+ history; digital humanities; and culinary anthropology.

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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.