J.D. Student Learning Outcomes

J.D. STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

1. KNOWLEDGE OF THE LAW
Graduates will know and be able to accurately apply core areas of substantive and procedural law.

2. LEGAL ANALYSIS & PROBLEM SOLVING
Graduates will demonstrate competence in legal analysis and reasoning, and in problem solving in the legal context.

3. WRITTEN & ORAL COMMUNICATION
Graduates will be able to speak and write clearly, logically, effectively, and in a manner appropriate to the audience and purpose of the communication.

4. LEGAL RESEARCH
Graduates will demonstrate competence in legal research.

5. PROFESSIONAL SKILLS
Graduates will demonstrate professional skills necessary for effective representation of clients and participation in the legal profession and in society.

6. PROFESSIONAL & ETHICAL RESPONSIBILITIES
Graduates will understand the professional and ethical responsibilities of lawyers to clients and the legal system and the responsibility of the profession to provide access to justice and public service.

 
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