Counseling Center

On campus counseling services are available to law students through the Counseling Center, located on the second floor of the Center for Student Development.

To schedule an appointment with one of the counselors, you can call (401) 254-3124 or visit the office.

The hours during the academic year are 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

You will be asked to fill out a brief information sheet and questionnaire prior to your first visit. Students can generally be seen within a week of their initial request and, if the need is pressing, can often be seen on the same day.

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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.

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.