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The Marine Affairs Institute holds a major symposium every other year. These events draw national and international experts in their various fields to RWU Law. Students can attend these symposia for free. Past topics range from fisheries law, climate change and the legacy of the Deepwater Horizon disaster.

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The only law school in Rhode Island, Roger Williams University School of Law offers students a rigorous, hands-on, affordable legal education in a supportive environment. RWU Law is a leader in providing experiential and pro bono education opportunities for its students, and has a legacy of outstanding scholarship, accomplished alumni, and profound engagement with the bench and bar.

Here, Dean Michael J. Yelnosky talks about what makes RWU Law different.