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Student Learning Outcomes

The University of Michigan Law School aims to provide the finest education to the legal profession’s next generation of leaders while disseminating original research that deepens human understanding of law and legal institutions and deploying the Law School’s expertise in service to the state, the nation, and the world. 

We train our students to: 

  • understand the substantive, procedural, and institutional elements of the law
  • have strong legal research, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • communicate effectively, both orally and in writing 
  • appreciate the social dimensions of legal practice 
  • exercise sound and ethical professional judgment
  • develop all of the other important professional skills needed to be exceptional lawyers

Consumer Information

ABA Accreditation Compliance Concerns

Any student who alleges that a significant problem directly implicates the Law School’s program of legal education and its compliance with the ABA’s Accreditation Standards should submit a complaint in writing to either the Law School’s Associate Dean for Academic Programming or the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs (Dean of Students).

ABA Accreditation Concerns and Complaints Policy