Brittney Ortiz 3L emerged victorious as part of the winning duo at the 16th annual ABA First Amendment and Media Law Diversity Moot Court competition vs. a team from Univ of Illinois College of Law and Harvard Law.
Long before she was the Associate Dean of Student Life and Operations at Roger Williams University School of Law, Lorraine Lalli was an aspiring law student. On her admissions essay for RWU Law, she wrote about how she planned to use the skills she learned in law school to give back to the community.
This fall, RWU Law Dean Gregory W. Bowman held a far-ranging conversation with law school leaders to reflect on this milestone year, the school’s history and commitment to advancing social justice in legal education, and a bright future that includes the launch of the Institute for Race and the Law as the next step in RWU Law’s leadership on racial justice legal education.
The closest many young lawyers get to the courtroom is through the legal dramas on their Netflix queues. Practical training is crucial, but the opportunities can be few for a less experienced lawyer
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.
The law school admissions process is an arduous one that can often cause a great deal of anxiety. Contributing to that anxiety is the large amount of incorrect information surrounding the process
The Preamble to the U.S. Constitution is one of the most important written passages in American history. It starts like this: 'We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union
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
Ceremony on May 19 to celebrate leaders of the built environment and leaders of racial justice, equity and inclusion in the legal and criminal justice systems. Renowned Civil Rights attorney Fred Gray to deliver keynote address at law school ceremony.
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.