A Balance of Analysis and Action
The education we offer is rigorous and practical, providing you the necessary knowledge, skills, and experiences to thrive in the legal profession. Here you will learn to analyze legal and social issues. You will develop the ability to perform careful research and write thorough, precise, legal memoranda and scholarly papers. You will be challenged to articulate persuasive legal arguments.
In pursuing these goals, you will collaborate with faculty and fellow students, both within and beyond the classroom. Clinics, interschool moot court competitions, and externships are a few of the many opportunities you will be given to apply and hone your lawyering skills.
Small Classes. Big Opportunities.
At the School of Law, we keep class size small to promote a collegial learning environment. First-year, full-time students are grouped in small sections of less than 60 students. The evening program typically features a single section of about the same size. This small section setting provides abundant opportunities for students to get to know classmates in their peer group, encourages greater participation in class discussion, and promotes more one-to-one interaction with faculty.
You Represent the Future. We Represent You.
Our 33 full-time faculty are inspiring instructors, published scholars, accomplished practitioners, mentors, role models of ethical conduct, and caretakers of the profession itself. They have been educated at many of the nation’s most prestigious law schools and bring decades of experience in the practice of law to the classroom every day.
The direct interaction between student and professor is a primary source of learning in the School of Law. In the classroom, professors engage students in lively debate, challenging them to defend positions, and encourage them to express thoughts and opinions. Outside class, it is common to see students and professors meeting in hallways or working together in small groups. Here, you will get to know your professors, and they will get to know you.