Learning Outcomes 302(b) and (d)

This tab contains language of law school learning outcomes associated with Standard 302(b) and (d) – competency 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 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.

Learning Outcomes Database Searchable by Law School

Law School Location of Advocacy
American  
Arkansas - Fayetteville  
Arkansas Little Rock B(4)(b)(2).
Ave Maria  
Belmont  
CUNY (b)(8): fourth bullet.
California Western II. D.
Campbell  
Capital  
Chapman Lawyering Skills Curriculum
Chicago  
Cincinnati  
CUNY  
Drake  
Elon  
Emory  
Florida Coastal  
Fordham  
George Mason  
Indiana Bloomington  
Louisville  
Loyola Chicago  
McGeorge  
Minnesota 3(iii).
Nevada  
North Dakota  
Northern Illinois  
Ohio Northern  
Quinnipiac  
Richmond  
Seattle  
Seton Hall  
South Carolina Goal 2: outcome 4.
Southwestern  
SUNY Buffalo  
Syracuse  
Temple 4.3.
Tulsa  
Virginia  
Washburn 4.4.
Law School Location of Analogize/Synthesize/Distinguish
Arizona (a).
Arkansas Little Rock B(2)(b).
Barry II(f).
Baylor  
Belmont II: first bullet.
Capital  
Case Western Reserve  
Columbus - Catholic  
Concordia B(8).
UConn  
Dayton Outcome 3: criteria 2 & 5.
Denver Legal Analysis: lines 4 & 5.
Detroit Mercy  
Drexel  
Duke  
Duquesne  
Elon  
Emory  
Florida Coastal "Critical thinking, legal analysis, and problem-solving."
Golden Gate  
Illinois  
Indiana Bloomington  
UMass 1.3.2–1.3.4.
Memphis  
Minnesota  
Northern Kentucky  
Ohio State  
Pace  
Pittsburgh  
Roger Williams  
Samford  
Santa Clara  
South Dakota  
Southwestern  
St. John's 2(d).
Suffolk  
Temple  
Tennessee 4(b).
Texas Tech Outcome 2: criteria 5 & 6.
Thomas Jefferson II(A).
Texas Southern first bullet.
Toledo  
Touro  
Tulsa  
South Dakota Outcome 2:2.
Washburn  
West Virginia  
Widener Other Professional Skills: II(C) & II(E).
Willamette  
Law School Location of Citation/Format Compliance
Barry II(d).
California Irvine  
Case Western Reserve  
Columbus - Catholic  
Drake  
Emory  
Golden Gate  
Minnesota 2(iv).
Northern Kentucky  
Pace  
Santa Clara  
South Dakota  
St. John's 4(e).
Texas Tech Outcome 3: criterion 3.
Tulsa  
South Dakota Outcome 4:5.
Villanova Outcome 5.1.
Widener-Commonwealth Other Professional Skills: III(B) & IV(A).
Widener-Delaware  
Law School Location of Client Interviewing
Albany Aspirational Goals: fourth bullet.
American  
Belmont II: sixth bullet.
CUNY (b)(6): first bullet & (b)(8): third bullet.
California Western Knowledge I.
Capital  
Chapman Outcome 1.
Columbus - Catholic  
Concordia B(11).
UConn  
CUNY  
Detroit Mercy  
Duke  
Duquesne  
Elon  
Emory  
Hofstra 6(f).
Louisville  
Loyola Chicago I:7(b) & 7(c).
Minnesota 3(ii).
Montana Outcome 2: seventh bullet.
Nevada  
North Dakota  
Northern Illinois  
Northern Kentucky "Conduct interviews."
Nova Southeastern  
Ohio Northern  
Penn State 7(g).
Quinnipiac  
Roger Williams  
Seton Hall  
South Carolina  
South Dakota  
Thomas Jefferson VII(A)(1)(a).
Texas Southern fifth bullet.
Touro  
Washburn 4.3.
Whittier Outcome 4: third bullet.
Widener Other Professional Skills: IV(C).
Law School Location of Counseling
Appalachian  
Baylor  
Belmont II: sixth bullet.
Boston University  
California Western Knowledge I.
Chicago Kent 4(a) & 4(c).
Columbus - Catholic  
UConn  
CUNY  
Detroit Mercy  
Drake Outcome 3.
Drexel  
Duke  
Duquesne  
Emory  
Fordham Outcome 6.
Hofstra 6(e).
Louisville  
Loyola Chicago I:7.
Minnesota 3(iv).
Montana Outcome 2: seventh bullet.
Nevada  
New Hampshire  
North Dakota  
Northern Illinois  
Northern Kentucky  
Nova Southeastern  
Ohio Northern  
Ohio State 3.
Quinnipiac  
Seattle  
Seton Hall  
South Dakota  
Suffolk  
SUNY Buffalo  
Temple 4.2.
Tennessee 6(c).
Toledo  
Villanova Outcome 4.3 & 4.5.
Washburn 4.3.
Whittier Outcome 4: third bullet.
Widener-Delaware Other Professional Skills: IV(C).
Law School Location of Document Drafting
Alabama  
Arkansas Little Rock  
Barry  
Brooklyn  
California Western  
Capital  
Case Western Reserve  
CUNY (b)(7): first bullet.
Charleston  
Chicago  
Chicago Kent 3(a)–3(g).
Cleveland Marshall  
Concordia B(14).
UConn  
Drake Outcome 3.
Duke  
Duquesne  
Detroit Mercy  
Elon  
Emory  
Faulkner  
Hofstra 4(b).
Kentucky  
Lincoln Memorial  
Loyola Chicago I:6.
Loyola New Orleans  
Marquette Outcome 1: second bullet.
UMass  
Mercer  
Mississippi  
Missouri  
Montana Outcome 2: twelfth bullet.
Northern Kentucky "Draft a contract," "Draft a lease," &c.
Nova Southeastern  
Ohio Northern  
Pace  
Penn State 5(b).
Penn State Dickinson  
Pittsburgh  
Roger Williams  
Samford  
Santa Clara  
South Carolina Goal 2: outcome 3.
South Dakota  
St. John's 4(a)–4(c).
St. Mary's  
SUNY Buffalo  
Toledo  
Touro  
Virginia  
Washburn 4.5.
Washington University  
Whittier Outcome 4: fourth bullet.
Widener-Delaware Other Professional Skills: I(B).
Willamette  
Law School Location of Identifying Authority
Alabama  
Barry II(d).
Belmont  
Capital  
Case Western Reserve  
CUNY (b)(5): fourth bullet.
Chicago Kent 2(a) & 3(b).
Cleveland Marshall  
Columbus - Catholic  
UConn  
Cornell  
Dayton Outcome 5: criterion 2.
Denver Legal Analysis: line 3.
DePaul  
Detroit Mercy  
Drake Outcome 4.
Florida Coastal  
Fordham Outcome 2.
Georgia State  
Golden Gate  
Idaho  
Iowa  
Kentucky  
Lincoln Memorial  
Marquette  
UMass 2.3.4.
Minnesota  
Nevada  
Northern Kentucky  
Ohio Northern  
Pittsburgh  
Roger Williams  
Saint Louis  
Samford  
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.
Temple  
Texas Tech  
Villanova Outcome 3:2.
Wayne State  
Widener-Delaware Legal Methods: I & III.
Law School Location of Identifying Authority
Alabama  
American  
Arizona (e).
Barry II(e).
Baylor  
Belmont II: sixth bullet.
Brooklyn Legal Analysis and Reasoning. Second bullet point.
California Irvine  
California Hastings  
California Western  
Catholic (Columbus)

4.3

Charleston  
Columbus - Catholic  
CUNY (b)(3).
UConn  
Cornell  
Creighton  
Drake Outcome 3.
Drexel  
Duquesne  
Emory  
Florida Coastal  
Fordham Outcome 6.
Georgia State  
Golden Gate  

Hofstra

5(b).

Idaho

 
Loyola Chicago I:4.
Loyola New Orleans Research and Information Gathering.
Marquette  
Minnesota  
Missouri Professional Goals. First bullet point.
Mitchell-Hamline Research and Investigation.
Montana Outcome 2: fourth bullet.
Nevada  
New Hampshire  
New York Law School Ninth line.
North Dakota  
Northeastern  
Northern Kentucky "Conduct adequate discovery (and identify what is adequate)."
Notre Dame  
Nova Southeastern  
Ohio State  
Pace  
Penn State Dickinson  
Quinnipiac  
Samford  
Seattle  
Seton Hall  
St. John's 3(a).
Seton Hall (b). Twelfth bullet.
Southwestern  
Stetson  
St. Thomas (MN)  
Suffolk  
Syracuse Fourth Outcome. Second bullet point.
Tennessee 6(e).
Toledo  
Touro  
Tulsa  
UNT Dallas  
Villanova Outcome 3:4.
Washburn 4.2.
Washington Seventh bullet point.
Whittier Outcome 4: second bullet.
Widener-Delaware Other Professional Skills: IV(D).
Law School Location of Issue-Spotting
Alabama  
Arkansas Little Rock B(1)(a) & B(2)(c).
Barry II(b).
Baylor  
Brooklyn Legal Analysis and Reasoning. First bullet point.
California Irvine  
Campbell  
CUNY (b)(2): first bullet.
Chapman Outcome 7.
Chicago Kent 2(b).
Cleveland Marshall  
Columbus - Catholic  
Cornell  
Dayton Outcome 2.
Denver Legal Analysis: line 8.
Detroit Mercy  
Drake Outcome 1.
Drexel  
Duke  
Elon  
Emory  
Faulkner  
Fordham Outcome 4.
Georgia State  
Golden Gate  
Hofstra 5(c).
Illinois  
Indiana Bloomington Critical Legal Analysis. Outcome 2.
Iowa  
Kentucky  
Lincoln Memorial  
Louisville  
Loyola Chicago I:1(a) & 2(a).
Loyola Marymount  
Loyola New Orleans Analysis and Reasoning
Maine  
Marquette Outcome 2: first bullet.
Maryland  
UMass 1.3.1.
Memphis  
Mercer  
Minnesota  
Missouri  
Montana Outcome 2: first bullet.
Nevada  
New Mexico "Legal Analysis and Reasoning."
New York Law School Fourth line.
North Dakota  
Northern Kentucky  
Nova Southeastern  
Ohio Northern  
Pace  
Penn State 6(c).
Penn State Dickinson  
Pitt Law Outcome 1.
Quinnipiac  
Roger Williams  
Saint Louis  
Samford  
San Diego  
Santa Clara  
Southern University  
St. John's 2(a).
St. Thomas (FL)  
St. Thomas (MN) Outcome 3.
Stetson 2(a).
SUNY Buffalo  
Stetson  
Syracuse Second Outcome. Fourth bullet point.
Texas Tech Outcome 2: criterion 2.
Thomas Jefferson II(A).
Toledo  
Tulsa  
Villanova Outcome 4.1.
Virginia  
Washburn  
Washington University  
Western State  
Whittier Outcome 2.
Widener-Delaware Other Professional Skills: II(A).
UMass PC1.3.1.
Law School Location of Live/Simulated Representation
Brooklyn  
Creighton 10.
Duke  
Florida Coastal "Law practice readiness."
Golden Gate  
Willamette  
Law School Location of Mediation/Conflict Resolution
Appalachian  
Baylor  
Chicago Kent  
Columbus - Catholic  
CUNY (b)(6): second bullet.
Dayton Outcome 6: criterion 3.
Drake Outcome 3
Drexel  
Faulkner  
Idaho  
Kentucky  
Lincoln Memorial  
Loyola Chicago I:9.
Loyola New Orleans  
Maryland 5.
Montana Outcome 2: eleventh bullet.
Nova Southeastern  
Pace  
Quinnipiac  
Saint Louis  
Samford  
Seattle  
Seton Hall  
South Carolina Goal 2: outcome 4.
St. Mary's  
SUNY Buffalo  
Syracuse  
Tennessee 6(d).
Thomas Jefferson IV(A) & VII(A)(2)(e).
Tulsa  
Law School Location of Negotiation
American  
Boston University  
Brooklyn  
CUNY (b)(8): third bullet.
California Western Knowledge I.
Case Western Reserve  
Chicago  
Chicago Kent 4(d).
Columbus - Catholic  
Concordia B(13).
UConn  
CUNY  
Drake Outcome 3.
Drexel  
Duke  
Elon  
Emory  
Fordham Outcome 6.
George Mason Outcome 3.
Hofstra 6(d).
Lincoln Memorial  
Loyola Chicago I:8.
Minnesota 2(i).
Montana Outcome 2: tenth bullet.
North Dakota  
Northern Illinois  
Northern Kentucky  
Nova Southeastern  
Ohio Northern  
Pace  
Quinnipiac  
Roger Williams  
Saint Louis  
Seattle  
Seton Hall  
South Carolina Goal 2: outcome 4.
Suffolk  
SUNY Buffalo  
Temple 4.2.
Tennessee 6(a).
Thomas Jefferson VII(A)(2)(b) & –(3)(b).
Toledo  
Touro  
Tulsa  
Villanova Outcome 7.3.
Virginia  
Washburn 4.4.
Washington University  
Whittier Outcome 4: third bullet.
Widener-Delaware Other Professional Skills: IV(F).
Law School Location of Online Research/Technology
Alabama  
Barry II(c).
California Hastings  
Chicago Kent 4(f).
Columbus - Catholic 4.5.
Denver Legal Research: line 1.
Drake Outcome 4.
Drexel  
Duke  
Emory  
Hofstra 6(n).
Mississippi Outcome 3.
Mississippi College  
Montana Outcome 2: thirteenth bullet.
North Dakota  
Nova Southeastern  
Ohio State  
Oklahoma  
Pace  
Penn State Dickinson  
Quinnipiac  
Roger Williams  
Seton Hall  
South Carolina Goal 2: outcome 1.
South Dakota Outcomes 3:2 & 3.3.
Stetson 3(b).
St. Mary's  
Tennessee 6(i).
Thomas Jefferson III(A).
Tulane second bullet.
Villanova Outcome 3:3.
Widener Other Professional Skills: III(A).
Law School Location of Persuasion/Knowing Audience
Alabama  
American  
Arkansas-Fayetteville  
Arkansas Little Rock B(4).
Atlanta John Marshall  
Barry  
Baylor  
Belmont II: third bullet.
Brooklyn  
California Hastings  
California Irvine  
Case Western Reserve  
CUNY (b)(7): second bullet & (b)(8): first bullet.
Chapman Outcome 3.
Chicago Kent 3(d) & 3(h).
Cincinnati  
Cleveland Marshall  
Columbus - Catholic  
Concordia B(16).
UConn  
Cornell  
Dayton Outcome 4: criteria 1 & 2.
Denver Legal Writing: lines 2–4.
Drake  
Drexel  
Duke  
Duquesne  
Elon  
Faulkner  
Florida Coastal  
Fordham Outcome 5.
Georgia State  
Golden Gate  
Idaho  
Illinois  
Iowa  
Kentucky  
Lincoln Memorial  
Loyola Marymount (4): objective 1.
Loyola New Orleans  
Maine  
Marquette  
Maryland 6.
McGeorge Outcome 4.
Memphis  
Minnesota 2(ii).
Missouri  
Mitchell-Hamline  
Montana Outcome 2: sixth bullet.
Northern Kentucky  
Ohio State  
Pace  
Penn State Dickinson  
Pittsburgh  
Quinnipiac  
Roger Williams  
Saint Louis  
Samford  
San Diego  
Santa Clara  
Seattle  
Seton Hall  
South Carolina Goal 2: outcome 2.
South Dakota Outcome 4:2.
St. Thomas (MN)  
Southern Methodist  
Stetson  
Suffolk  
SUNY Buffalo  
Temple 4.4.
Tennessee 3(b).
Texas Tech Outcome 4: criterion 1.
Thomas Jefferson V(A).
Toledo  
Tulsa  
UNT Dallas  
Vermont  
Villanova  
Virginia  
Washburn  
Washington University  
Wayne State  
Western State  
West Virginia  
Widener-Commonwealth Legal Methods: IV.
Widener-Delaware  
Willamette  
Law School Location of Policy Arguments
Arizona (a).
Baylor  
Belmont  
California Davis  
Case Western Reserve  
Columbia-Catholic  
Concordia B(7).
Drexel  
Hofstra 5(j).
Idaho  
Illinois  
Loyola New Orleans  
Maine  
UMass 1.3.6.
Mercer  
Minnesota I(iv).
Nevada  
New York Law School  
Penn State Dickinson  
Samford  
Santa Clara  
Seattle  
South Dakota  
Temple 2.1–2.4 & 4.2.
Thomas Jefferson II(A).
Toledo  
Washburn 2.2b.
Western State  
Widener Other Professional Skills: II(H).
Law School Location of Precise Language
Alabama  
Arizona (c).
Arkansas Little Rock B(4).
Case Western Reserve  
Chapman Outcome 3.
Chicago Kent 3(g).
Cincinnati  
Columbus-Catholic  
UConn  
Cornell  
Creighton 3.
Dayton Outcome 4: criterion 1.
Detroit Mercy  
Drake Outcome 2.
Drexel  
Florida Coastal "Communication/Advocacy."
Fordham Outcome 5.
Golden Gate  
Idaho  
Kentucky  
Lincoln Memorial  
Loyola Chicago I:6(f).
Maine  
Marquette Outcome 1: second bullet.
UMass 2.1.1–2.1.4.
Memphis  
Minnesota 2(iii).
Missouri  
New York Law School  
Northern Kentucky  
Ohio Northern  
Pace  
Pittsburgh  
Samford  
Santa Clara  
Southwestern  
St. John's 4(d).
Temple 3.1.
Tennessee 4(a).
Thomas Jefferson V(B).
Texas Southern second bullet.
Toledo  
Tulsa  
South Dakota Outcome 4:1.
Villanova Outcome 5.1.
Washburn 3.1.
Widener-Delaware Other Professional Skills: I(A)–(C).
Willamette  
Law School Location of Public Speaking/Oral Argument
Alabama  
Arkansas Little Rock  
Atlanta John Marshall  
Barry II(g).
Baylor  
Belmont II: fourth bullet.
Brooklyn Legal Analysis and Reasoning. Seventh bullet point.
Case Western Reserve  
Charleston  
Chicago Kent 3(h).
Cincinnati  
Columbia 4.1.
Denver Legal Communication. Fourth Outcome.
Drake Outcome 3.
Duke  
Faulkner  
Florida Coastal  
Florida International  
George Mason Outcome 3.
Hofstra 5(h) & 6(m).
Indiana Bloomington Lawyering Skills. Outcome 1.
Liberty  
Loyola New Orleans Communication.
Marquette Outcome 1: third bullet.
McGeorge Outcome 4.
Missouri Procedural and Skill-Based Goals. Second bullet.
Northern Kentucky "Make an extemporaneous oral presentation."
Pace  
Penn State 6(f) & 7(n).
Roger Williams  
St. John's 4(f).
Stetson 4(b).
SUNY Buffalo  
Temple 3.2.
Tennessee 4(f).
Texas Tech Outcome 4: criterion 2.
Texas Southern sixth bullet.
Toledo  
Touro  
UMass PC2.1.3 & PC2.1.4.
South Dakota Outcome 4:3.
Vanderbilt  
Villanova Outcome 5.5.
Washburn 3.2.
Widener Other Professional Skills: I(C).
Willamette 5(d).
Law School Location of Time Management/Planning
Alabama  
Arizona (e).
Arkansas Little Rock B(1)(c), –(d), & B(3).
Atlanta John Marshall  
Belmont II: sixth bullet.
Brooklyn  
Cleveland Marshall  
Concordia B(10.3).
CUNY (b)(5): second bullet.
Dayton Outcome 5: criterion 1 & Outcome 6: criterion 2.
Drexel  
Duke  
Duquesne  
Elon  
Florida Coastal  
Georgia State  
Hostra  
Illinois  
Loyola Chicago I:3(c) & 11.
Loyola New Orleans  
Maine  
Marquette Outcome 4: first bullet.
Minnesota 3(v).
Missouri-Kansas City  
Mitchell-Hamline  
Montana  
Nebraska  
Nevada  
New Hampshire  
New Mexico  
North Dakota  
UNT Dallas  
Nova Southeastern  
Ohio Northern  
Oklahoma City  
Pace  
Saint Louis  
San Diego  
Seattle  
South Dakota  
South Texas - Houston  
St. Mary's  
SUNY Buffalo  
Stetson  
Syracuse  
Tennessee 5(h).
Texas Tech Outcome 3: criterion 2.
Toledo  
South Dakota Outcome 3:1.
Villanova Outcome 3:1.
Wayne State  
Widener-Commonwealth Other Professional Skills: III(C).