Newly minted lawyers graduating from Roger Williams University School of Law in May will hear from two major newsmakers: first Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., Director of the National Institute of Allergy and
While Congress struggles to pass federal voter rights legislation, a pair of RWU Law-affiliated lawmakers – Senator Dawn Euer L‘10 (D-RI District 13, Newport), and current 1L, House Majority Whip
Roger Williams University School of Law is proud to announce the winning entries in its Second Annual Ruth Bader Ginsburg Essay Contest.
Brown Jackson could become the first Black woman U.S. Supreme Court justice. But as law student Brooklyn Crockton discovered, being mistaken for a defendant while entering a courtroom is all too common for Black lawyers.
Dean Bowman argues that trade sanctions, despite their limits, are the best hand for the U.S. and its allies to play right now.
R.I. Attorney Mark Mandell challenges the legal community to raise $750,000 in support of diverse and public interest scholars at state’s only law school. The goal is nearly halfway met.
The University selects Richard Godfrey, national leader in real estate finance, community development and affordable housing, to launch interdisciplinary real estate programs.
Ana W. Barraza aims to help future lawyers ‘achieve success through empowerment, advocacy, and collaboration.’
Influential blog uses data from 2022 edition of Princeton Review’s Best Law Schools to rank RWU Law among the nation's best for quality of teaching and faculty accessibility.
Roger Williams was among law schools thanked by U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland for their work addressing the housing and eviction crisis, increasing housing stability, and improving access to justice.
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.