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  • Is This a Christian Nation?

    FriSep25
    - VIRTUAL SYMPOSIUM

    A Roger Williams University School of Law Virtual Symposium Did the Founders intend the United States of America to be a Christian nation? Does it violate the Establishment Clause of the Constitution...

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    TueSep29
    - Rec Center

    Flu Clinic - Provided by CVS pharmacy Location - Campus Rec Center 2 separate lines for flu vaccine Please bring your insurance card

  • Flu Clinic

    MonOct12
    - Rec Center

    Flu Clinic - Provided by CVS pharmacy Location - Campus Rec Center 2 separate lines for flu vaccine Please bring your insurance card

  • 4th Annual Stonewall Lecture

    WedOct14
    - VIRTUAL

    A Virtual Fireside Chat with Bendita Cynthia Malakia, Esq. Global Diversity and Inclusion Lead, Hogan Lovells Registration Interactions at the Intersections: Possibilities of Progress 2020 has been a...

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    FriOct16
    - Rec Center

    Flu Clinic - Provided by CVS pharmacy Location - Campus Rec Center 2 separate lines for flu vaccine Please bring your insurance card

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    MonOct19
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    MonOct26
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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.