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Law School Mission Statement

The law faculty and the Board of Regents have adopted the following Mission Statement for the Law School:

The mission of the University of Minnesota Law School is to provide high quality legal education:

  • By educating men and women in the law principally through instruction leading to a Juris Doctor degree, and through other high quality programs,
  • By contributing substantially to knowledge of the legal order through the publication and other dissemination of scholarship, and
  • By providing discipline-related public service to the University, the state, the nation, and the international community, and to the legal profession in those fields in which it has a special expertise.

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