Learning Outcomes 302(b) and (d)

This second tab contains language of law school learning outcomes associated with Standard 302(b) and (d) – compentency in (b) Legal analysis and reasoning, legal research, problem-solving, and written and oral communication in the legal context, and (d) Other professional skills needed for competent and ethical participation as a member of the legal profession. This includes some “other professional skills” to the extent they are associated with communication and problem-solving, such as client interviewing, fact investigation, document drafting, negotiation, trial advocacy, etc.

This database is searchable by law school(s) or by the specific learning outcomes identified below.  Thus, using this database, you may select a learning outcome to see which law schools state that specific learning outcome in their list of student learning outcomes. Each law school's link will take you directly to that school's learning outcomes web page. To the right of the law school's name is a description of where you may locate that specific learning outcome within a given law school’s learning outcomes.  Alternatively, you could look for a given law school or law schools to see what their learning outcomes say generally using the master database at the bottom of each tab.

Advocacy

Law School Location of Advocacy
Arkansas Little Rock B(4)(b)(2).
CUNY (b)(8): fourth bullet.
Case Western Knowledge I.
Chapman Outcome 1.
District of Columbia Goal 3:15(d).
Minnesota 3(iii).
South Carolina Goal 2: outcome 4.
Temple 4.3.
Washburn 4.4.

Analogize/Synthesize/Distinguish

Law School Location of Analogize/Synthesize/Distinguish
Arizona (a).
Arkansas Little Rock B(2)(b).
Barry II(f).
Belmont II: first bullet.
Concordia B(8).
Dayton Outcome 3: criteria 2 & 5.
Denver Legal Analysis: lines 4 & 5.
District of Columbia Goals 2:8(k) & 2:8(l); 2:12(d).
Florida Coastal "Critical thinking, legal analysis, and problem-solving."
UMass 1.3.2–1.3.4.
St. John's 2(d).
Tennessee 4(b).
Texas Tech Outcome 2: criteria 5 & 6.
Thomas Jefferson II(A).
Texas Southern first bullet.
South Dakota Outcome 2:2.
Widener Other Professional Skills: II(C) & II(E).

Citation/Format Compliance

Law School Location of Citation/Format Compliance
Barry II(d).
Minnesota 2(iv).
St. John's 4(e).
Texas Tech Outcome 3: criterion 3.
Thomas Jefferson V(B).
South Dakota Outcome 4:5.
Villanova Outcome 5.1.
Widener Other Professional Skills: III(B) & IV(A).

Client Interviewing

Law School Location of Client Interviewing
Albany Aspirational Goals: fourth bullet.
Belmont II: sixth bullet.
CUNY (b)(6): first bullet & (b)(8): third bullet.
California Western Knowledge I.
Chapman Outcome 1.
Concordia B(11).
District of Columbia Goals 2:9(a)–2:9(c): 3:15(a).
Hofstra 6(f).
Loyola Chicago I:7(b) & 7(c).
Minnesota 3(ii).
Montana Outcome 2: seventh bullet.
Northern Kentucky "Conduct interviews."
Penn State 7(g).
Tennessee 6(b).
Thomas Jefferson VII(A)(1)(a).
Texas Southern fifth bullet.
Washburn 4.3.
Whittier Outcome 4: third bullet.
Widener Other Professional Skills: IV(C).

Counseling

Law School Location of Counseling
Albany Aspirational Goals: fourth bullet.
Belmont II: sixth bullet.
California Western Knowledge I.
Chapman Outcome 1.
Chicago Kent 4(a) & 4(c).
Concordia B(12).
District of Columbia Goal 3:15(a).
Drake Outcome 3.
Fordham Outcome 6.
Hofstra 6(e).
Loyola Chicago I:7.
UMass 2.2.
Minnesota 3(iv).
Montana Outcome 2: seventh bullet.
Ohio State 3.
St. Thomas (MN) Outcome 3.
Temple 4.2.
Tennessee 6(c).
Thomas Jefferson VII(A)(1)(b).
Villanova Outcome 4.3 & 4.5.
Washburn 4.3.
Whittier Outcome 4: third bullet.
Widener Other Professional Skills: IV(C).

Document Drafting

Law School Location of Document Drafting
Albany Aspirational Goals: fourth bullet.
Barry II(a).
CUNY (b)(7): first bullet.
Chapman Outcome 3.
Chicago Kent 3(a)–3(g).
Concordia B(14).
District of Columbia Goal 3:15(c).
Drake Outcome 3.
Hofstra 4(b).
Loyola Chicago I:6.
Marquette Outcome 1: second bullet.
Montana Outcome 2: twelfth bullet.
Northern Kentucky "Draft a contract," "Draft a lease," &c.
Penn State 5(b).
South Carolina Goal 2: outcome 3.
St. John's 4(a)–4(c).
Thomas Jefferson VII(A)(2)(d) & –(3)(a).
Washburn 4.5.
Whittier Outcome 4: fourth bullet.
Widener Other Professional Skills: I(B).

Feedback

Law School Location of Feedback
CUNY (b)(7): third bullet.
Minnesota 5. iii.
Thomas Jefferson V(C).

Identifying Authority

Law School Location of Identifying Authority
Barry II(d).
CUNY (b)(5): fourth bullet.
California Western Knowledge D.
Chicago Kent 2(a) & 3(b).
Dayton Outcome 5: criterion 2.
Denver Legal Analysis: line 3.
District of Columbia Goal 2:12(a).
Drake Outcome 4.
Fordham Outcome 2.
Loyola Marymount (3): objective 1.
UMass 2.3.4.
Northern Kentucky "Distinguish between relevant and irrelevant law or legal precedent."
St. John's 3(c) & 3(d).
Texas Tech Outcome 2: criterion 4 & Outcome 3: criterion 1.
South Dakota Outcome 3:4.
St. Thomas (MN) Outcome 5.
Villanova Outcome 3:2.
Widener Legal Methods: I & III.

Investigating Facts

Law School Location of Identifying Authority
Albany Aspirational Goals: fourth bullet.
Arizona (e).
Barry II(e).
Belmont II: sixth bullet.
CUNY (b)(3).
District of Columbia Goal 3:15(c).
Drake Outcome 3.
Fordham Outcome 6.

Hofstra

5(b).
Loyola Chicago I:4.
Montana Outcome 2: fourth bullet.
Northern Kentucky "Conduct adequate discovery (and identify what is adequate)."
Penn State 6(b).
St. John's 3(a).
Tennessee 6(e).
Thomas Jefferson VII(A)(2)(a).
Villanova Outcome 3:4.
Washburn 4.2.
Whittier Outcome 4: second bullet.
Widener Other Professional Skills: IV(D).

Issue-Spotting

Law School Location of Issue-Spotting
Arkansas Little Rock B(1)(a) & B(2)(c).
Barry II(b).
CUNY (b)(2): first bullet.
Chicago Kent 2(b).
Dayton Outcome 2.
Denver Legal Analysis: line 8.
Drake Outcome 1.
Fordham Outcome 4.
Hofstra 5(c).
Loyola Marymount (2): objective 1.
Loyola Chicago I:1(a) & 2(a).
Marquette Outcome 2: first bullet.
UMass 1.3.1.
Montana Outcome 2: first bullet.
New Mexico "Legal Analysis and Reasoning."
Penn State 6(c).
St. John's 2(a).
St. Thomas (MN) Outcome 3.
Texas Tech Outcome 2: criterion 2.
Thomas Jefferson II(A).
Villanova Outcome 4.1.
Whittier Outcome 2.
Widener Other Professional Skills: II(A).
UMass 1.3.1.

Live/Simulated Representation

Law School Location of Live/Simulated Representation
Belmont II: seventh bullet.
Creighton 10.
Florida Coastal "Law practice readiness."

Mediation/Conflict Resolution

Law School Location of Mediation/Conflict Resolution
Belmont II: sixth bullet.
CUNY (b)(6): second bullet.
California Western Knowledge I & J.
Dayton Outcome 6: criterion 3.
District of Columbia Goal 3:15(b).
Drake Outcome 3
Loyola Chicago I:9.
Maryland 5.
Montana Outcome 2: eleventh bullet.
South Carolina Goal 2: outcome 4.
Tennessee 6(d).
Thomas Jefferson IV(A) & VII(A)(2)(e).

Negotiation

Law School Location of Negotiation
Albany Aspirational Goals: fourth bullet.
Belmont II: sixth bullet.
CUNY (b)(8): third bullet.
California Western Knowledge I.
Chapman Outcome 1.
Chicago Kent 4(d).
Concordia B(13).
Drake Outcome 3.
Fordham Outcome 6.
George Mason Outcome 3.
Hofstra 6(d).
Loyola Chicago I:8.
Minnesota 2(i).
Montana Outcome 2: tenth bullet.
Penn State 7(e).
South Carolina Goal 2: outcome 4.
Temple 4.2.
Tennessee 6(a).
Thomas Jefferson VII(A)(2)(b) & –(3)(b).
Villanova Outcome 7.3.
Washburn 4.4.
Whittier Outcome 4: third bullet.
Widener Other Professional Skills: IV(F).

Online Research/Technology

Law School Location of Online Research/Technology
Barry II(c).
Belmont II: second bullet.
CUNY (b)(5): second bullet.
Chicago Kent 4(f).
Denver Legal Research: line 1.
Hofstra 6(n).
Mississippi Outcome 3.
Montana Outcome 2: thirteenth bullet.
Northern Kentucky "Establish familiarity with current courtroom technology."
Penn State 4(b) & 7(o).
South Carolina Goal 2: outcome 1.
South Dakota Outcomes 3:2 & 3.3.
Tennessee 6(i).
Thomas Jefferson III(A).
Tulane second bullet.
Villanova Outcome 3:3.
Widener Other Professional Skills: III(A).

Persuasion/Knowing Audience

Law School Location of Persuasion/Knowing Audience
Arkansas Little Rock B(4).
Belmont II: third bullet.
CUNY (b)(7): second bullet & (b)(8): first bullet.
Chapman Outcome 3.
Chicago Kent 3(d) & 3(h).
Concordia B(16).
Dayton Outcome 4: criteria 1 & 2.
Denver Legal Writing: lines 2–4.
District of Columbia Goals 2:6(d) & 2:7(d).
Fordham Outcome 5.
Loyola Marymount (4): objective 1.
Maryland 6.
McGeorge Outcome 4.
Minnesota 2(ii).
Montana Outcome 2: sixth bullet.
South Carolina Goal 2: outcome 2.
South Dakota Outcome 4:2.
Temple 4.4.
Tennessee 3(b).
Texas Tech Outcome 4: criterion 1.
Thomas Jefferson V(A).
Widener Legal Methods: IV.

Policy Arguments

Law School Location of Policy Arguments
Arizona (a).
Concordia B(7).
Dayton Outcome 3: criterion 6.
Hofstra 5(j).
UMass 1.3.6.
Minnesota I(iv).
Penn State 6(g).
Temple 2.1–2.4 & 4.2.
Thomas Jefferson II(A).
Washburn 2.2b.
Widener Other Professional Skills: II(H).

Precise Language

Law School Location of Precise Language
Arizona (c).
Arkansas Little Rock B(4).
Chapman Outcome 3.
Chicago Kent 3(g).
Creighton 3.
Dayton Outcome 4: criterion 1.
District of Columbia Goals 2:6(b) & 2:7(b).
Drake Outcome 2.
Florida Coastal "Communication/Advocacy."
Fordham Outcome 5.
Loyola Marymount (4): objective 1.
Loyola Chicago I:6(f).
Marquette Outcome 1: second bullet.
UMass 2.1.1–2.1.4.
Minnesota 2(iii).
St. John's 4(d).
Temple 3.1.
Tennessee 4(a).
Thomas Jefferson V(B).
Texas Southern second bullet.
South Dakota Outcome 4:1.
Villanova Outcome 5.1.
Washburn 3.1.
Widener Other Professional Skills: I(A)–(C).

Public Speaking/Oral Argument

Law School Location of Public Speaking/Oral Argument
Barry II(g).
Belmont II: fourth bullet.
Chicago Kent 3(h).
Drake Outcome 3.
George Mason Outcome 3.
Hofstra 5(h) & 6(m).
Marquette Outcome 1: third bullet.
McGeorge Outcome 4.
Northern Kentucky "Make an extemporaneous oral presentation."
Penn State 6(f) & 7(n).
St. John's 4(f).
Temple 3.2.
Tennessee 4(f).
Texas Tech Outcome 4: criterion 2.
Texas Southern sixth bullet.
South Dakota Outcome 4:3.
Villanova Outcome 5.5.
Washburn 3.2.
Widener Other Professional Skills: I(C).

Time Management/Planning

Law School Location of Time Management/Planning
Albany Aspirational Goals: fifth bullet.
Arizona (e).
Arkansas Little Rock B(1)(c), –(d), & B(3).
Belmont II: sixth bullet.
Concordia B(10.3).
CUNY (b)(5): second bullet.
Dayton Outcome 5: criterion 1 & Outcome 6: criterion 2.
District of Columbia Goal 2:11.
Loyola Marymount (3): objective 3.
Loyola Chicago I:3(c) & 11.
Marquette Outcome 4: first bullet.
Minnesota 3(v).
Northern Kentucky "Maintain a scheduling system for time and resources."
Penn State 4(a) & 7(m).
Savannah Outcome 3.
St. John's 3(b).
Tennessee 5(h).
Texas Tech Outcome 3: criterion 2.
South Dakota Outcome 3:1.
Villanova Outcome 3:1.
Widener Other Professional Skills: III(C).