Physical

Documentation must include, but not be limited to the following:

Name, title, and professional credentials of the evaluator
The evaluator should have training and expertise with the particular medical condition identified. The area of specialization as well as the state in which the individual practices must be included. All reports are requested to be signed and dated.

Diagnosis/assessment
A current medical diagnosis including appropriate medical reports, relevant medical history, and a clinical summary should be provided. These assessments should validate the need for services based on the impact of the student's disability and level of functioning in an educational setting.

Evaluation of impact
Documentation should indicate a substantial limitation and should include any prior history of accommodations needed.

Recommendations
Documentation should indicate reasonable accommodations specific to the diagnosed disability with an explanation as to why each accommodation is recommended.

Please forward this information, marked confidential, to:

Lorraine N. Lalli
Assistant Dean of Students
Roger Williams University School of Law
10 Metacom Avenue
Bristol, RI 02809
Phone: (401) 254-4593
Fax: (401) 254-5359

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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.