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  • Litigation Academy - Advanced Deposition Skills: 30(b)(6) Depositions

    - U.S. Federal Building & Courthouse - Providence, Rhode Island

    This is a hands-on program focused on advanced deposition skills, particularly conducting and defending the rule 30(b)(6) deposition. Students will learn strategies for using the 30(b)(6) process to...

  • RWU Law Alumni Association Breakfast & Annual Meeting

    - Rhode Island Convention Center

    Rhode Island Convention Center First Floor West Lobby One Sabin Street Providence, Rhode Island 7:45 AM – 9:15 AM Hot Buffet Breakfast Calling all RWU Law Alumni! Please join Dean Gregory W. Bowman...

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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.


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.