Study Abroad

They say the only way to learn another legal system is to embrace the culture, and these programs provide that opportunity."

Granada, Spain

Dates: June 9 - July 6, 2018

The Granada, Spain study abroad program is designed to prepare lawyers for the challenges of the international marketplace. The globalization of law practice and business is among the most significant developments shaping the legal profession. The development of multilateral trade agreements and increase in cross-border transactions will offer new opportunities for worldwide legal services, including resolution of disputes.

Granada, SpainApplication Deadline: March 15, 2018

Granada Application

Co-sponsored by:
Stetson University College of Law, Oklahoma City University School of Law, Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center, Charleston School of Law, and Mercer University School of Law.

NEW! Cape Town, South Africa

Dates: July 5 - August 3, 2018

The Cape Town, South Africa program is meant to educate, inform and create a better understanding of the world of international human rights in the context of South Africa's evolution from apartheid to democracy.

Cape Town, South Africa.Application Deadline: March 15, 2018

Cape Town Application

Co-sponsored by:
Stetson University College of Law, Oklahoma City University School of Law, Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center, Charleston School of Law, and Mercer University School of Law.

The Hague, Netherlands

Dates: July 8 - August 3, 2018

This summer, get a front-row seat for the study of international courts and tribunals through study abroad in The Hague, Netherlands. The Hague is recognized globally as a center for international institutions and tribunals and is one of two capitals in the Netherlands.

A photo of The Hague, Netherlands.

Application Deadline: March 15, 2018

The Hague Application

Co-sponsored by:
Stetson University College of Law, Oklahoma City University School of Law, Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center, Charleston School of Law, and Mercer University School of Law.

 

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.