The School of Law’s Educational Goals for Its JD Program: Students who successfully complete the Law School’s JD program will share the following characteristics:
The effective integration of the apprenticeships of thinking, performing, and behaving (or thinking, doing, and being) will prepare students for productive careers as counselors, advocates, and judges; as business persons; as elected public servants, and as researchers, teachers, and philosophers of the law.
|CA 1||Students will demonstrate knowledge and understanding of substantive law.|
|CA 2||Students will demonstrate proficiency in legal analysis and critical reasoning.|
|LS 1||Students will demonstrate proficiency in legal research and in written and oral communication.|
|LS 2||Students will demonstrate professional lawyering skills.|
|ME 1||Students will demonstrate knowledge and understanding of a lawyer’s moral, ethical, and professional responsibilities.|
|ME 2||Students will demonstrate awareness of their responsibility to society, including providing pro bono services.|