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  • Legal Intern at Army JAG

    Tunde T. Adepegba, RWU Class of 2014

    Tunde T. Adepegba was the legal intern at Army JAG in Virginia.

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    Jennifer Roth, RWU Class of 2014

    Jennifer Roth's experience interning as a federal defender in Georgia incredible and unforgettable. Find out why.

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    Legal Intern: Bronx Defenders

    Asia-Sierra Millette, RWU Class of 2014

    Asia-Sierra Millette a Legal Intern at Bronx Defenders, New York gained practical courtroom experience as well as learning what it really means to provide holistic defense.

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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.