Organized by RWU Law’s Marine Affairs Institute, students ventured into Narragansett Bay for an immersive experience in the field of ocean and coastal law and policy.
Today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in "Students for Fair Admissions Inc. v. President & Fellows of Harvard College.” While Roger Williams University School of Law will abide by this
BRISTOL, R.I. – Work hard and don’t be afraid to dream big – that’s the key to success in career and in life, Joyce and Bill Cummings told Roger Williams University graduates in their joint keynote
3Ls Jasmin Anastacio-Blackiston, Penelope (Polly) Murphy, and Noelle Soares have placed 2nd in the Region One divisional competition of the NYC Bar National Moot Court Competition.
At RWU Law’s 2022 Orientation ceremony, a new class of 'Law Hawks' met their new law school, their new legal community — and each other.
BRISTOL, R.I. – Confront injustice, value interdisciplinary collaboration, and act with a sense of collective responsibility to each other. These lessons provided by the Covid-19 pandemic will lead to
A visionary leader and champion of social justice in legal education, Yelnosky steered RWU Law from the wake of the Great Recession through the upheavals of the COVID-19 pandemic, continually positioning the school to remain “aggressively relevant.”
Congratulations, Brenda Reyes '20, who has been chosen as one of National Jurist Magazine's "Law Students of the Year"!
RWU Law's resident expert on Torts and the First Amendment will address issues of defamation and privacy in the age of the internet.
Millennials comprise, by far, the majority of RWU Law’s alumni base. What makes them different? And how are they changing the law?
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.
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.