Southern Methodist University

School of Law

Law

Address:

The Office of Research and Graduate Studies
P.O. Box 750240

Southern Methodist University

Dallas, TX 75275

United States

Phone:

1-214-768-2480

Fax:

1-214-768-4089

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Law

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The J.D. (Juris Doctor) is the first law degree normally obtained in three years of study. The primary purposeof the J.D. program is preparation for the practice of law, private or public. The curriculum combines training in the science and method of law, knowledge of the substance and procedure of law, understanding of the role of law in society, and practical experience in handling professional problems. It also explores the responsibility of lawyers and their relations to other segments of society.

Accreditation:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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