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Mission

The mission of the University of South Dakota School of Law is to prepare the lawyers and judges. More>

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ABA Accreditation

Accreditation by the American Bar Association assures compliance with the highest academic standards for Law Schools. More>
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Law School Facts

Learn more about our brief sketch, class profiles, faculty, tuition, placement, bar passage and More>

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Curriculum Emphasis

Although students may take a traditional law curriculum as described in the Law School Catalog, optional curriculum emphasis is available, such as Indian Law.    More>

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Co-Curricular Activities
Co-curricular activities described in the Law School Catalog, emphasize and hone legal skills and provide avenues for competition, scholastic credit and achievement, such as Law Review . More>
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Enrichment Programs
A variety of enrichment programs offer experiences through externships, pro-bono work, South Dakotan Lawyer publication and more. More>
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Enrichment Organizations
Extracurricular activities and organizations described in the Law School Catalog complement the academic curriculum with opportunities to make positive contributions to the Law School and its environment. More>
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Public Interest

Public interest opportunities provide legal service to communities in several areas including ElderlawInnocence ProjectAccess to Justice...   More>

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Law Library

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Hagemann Center

Hagemann Center for Legal & Public Policy Research, Hagemann Center Press, Hagemann Rare Book Collection...More>

 
Mission


The mission of The University ofSouth Dakota School of Law is to prepare lawyers and judges for the federal,state, and American Indian justice systems in South Dakota and to provide SouthDakota residents and other students an affordable legal education imparting theknowledge, skills, and values necessary for the practice of law or othercareers in a culturally diverse and global environment.
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