Learning Outcomes 302(a)

This first tab contains language of law school learning outcomes associated with Standard 302(a) – competency in(a) Knowledge and understanding of substantive and procedural law.

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. 

Fundamentals & Bar Exam

Law School Location of Fundamentals & Bar Exam
Arizona Summit Outcomes 1-3: "Bar Specific Outcomes."
Arkansas Little Rock A(2) & (5).
Barry I(d).
Belmont I: first–third & eighth bullets.
Brigham Young Expected Learning Outcomes - JD: first bullet.
Brooklyn Substantive and Procedural Law. First bullet point.
California Western  Knowledge: A(1).
Chapman 1.
Chicago Kent 1(a).
Columbus 1.
Concordia A.1.1–1.4
Dayton Outcome 1: Criterion 1.
District of Columbia Goal 1: 1.
George Mason 1.
Hawaii 2(4).
Hofstra Categories 1 & 2.
Indiana Bloomington 1.
Kansas Objective 1.
Marquette 2.
UMass PC1.1.1 & PC1.1.2.
Missouri Substantive goals. First bullet point.
New York Law School Second line.
Northern Kentucky Specific Outcome "Know, recall, and state law ..."
Ohio State 1.
Penn State I: Categories 1 & 2.
Penn State Dickinson 1 & 2.
Seattle Outcome 1: Second bullet point.
Seton Hall (a).
South Carolina Goal 1: Outcome 6.
Stetson 1 (a).
St. John's  1(a) & (b).
Syracuse Outcome 1: First bullet.
Temple Criterion 1.1.
Tennessee 1(a) & (b).
Thomas Jefferson I(A).
UCLA 2.
UMASS PC1.1.1 & PC1.1.2.
Villanova Outcome 2: 1–3.
Virginia 1(a) & 1(c).
Washburn 1.1.
Washington First bullet point.
Willamette 1 (a).

Legal Policy & Trends

Law School Location of Legal Policy & Trends
 Belmont  I: fourth bullet.
California Western Knowledge: A(2).
Chicago Kent 1(b).
Concordia A(2).
District of Columbia Goal 1: 4(c)–(e).
George Mason 4.
Hawaii 2(1).
Hofstra Category 3(d).
Indiana Bloomington 4.
Loyola Chicago Goal III: 1(a)–1(c).
Loyola New Orleans Knowledge of substantive law and processes.
UMass PC1.1.1 & 1.1.2.
Minnesota 1(iv).
Missouri Substantive goals. Second bullet point.
Ohio Northern 2 & 3.
Penn State I: category 3.
Savannah Upper Level: 2.
Seattle Outcome 3. Second & Third bullet points.
Syracuse Outcome 1. Third bullet point.
Temple Criteria 1.2 & 1.3.
Tennessee 2(b) & (d).
UCLA 3 & 4.
Whittier 1: third bullet.
Willamette 2(b).

Legal System

Law School Location of Legal System
Albany Aspirational Goals: first bullet.
Arkansas Little Rock  A(1) & (3).
Barry I(b).
Brooklyn Substantive and Procedural Law. Third & fourth bullet points.
California Western Knowledge: B.
Concordia A(3).
Dayton Outcome 1: Criterion 2.
District of Columbia Goal 1: 4(b).
Fordham 2.
Hofstra Category 3(a)–3(c).
Indiana Bloomington 3.
Loyola Chicago Goal I: 3(a).
UMass PC1.1.4.
Missouri Substantive goals. Fourth bullet point.
Seattle Outcome 3. First bullet point.
Syracuse Outcome 1. Fourth bullet point.
Tennessee  2(a) & (c).
Texas Tech Outcome 1, Criterion 3.
Washburn 1.3.
Widener I.
Willamette 2(a).

Practical Knowledge

Law School Location of Practical Knowledge
Arizona Summit Outcome 1: second bullet.
Barry I(c).
District of Columbia Goal 3: 14.
Loyola Chicago Goal I: 1 & 2.
Missouri Substantive Goals. Third bullet point.
Montana Learning Outcomes: first bullet.
Ohio State 2.
Seattle Outcome 1. Third bullet point.
South Carolina Goal 1: Outcome 2.
Tennessee 2(e).
Thomas Jefferson I(B).

Specialty Areas

Law School Location of Specialty Areas
 Belmont  I: seventh bullet (international law).
Brooklyn Substantive and Procedural Law. Second bullet point.
Indiana Bloomington 2.
Montana Learning Outcomes: second bullet ("Rocky Mountain West" law).
Syracuse Outcome 1: Second bullet.
Virginia Outcome 1(b).
Willamette 1 (b).

Basic

Law School Updated
Akron January 2017
Arizona January 2017
Arizona State January 2017
Ave Maria January 2017
Baltimore January 2017
Boston University June 2017
California Berkeley January 2017
Campbell June 2017
Creighton January 2017
Boston College January 2017
CUNY January 2017
Chicago January 2017
Cornell January 2017
Florida Coastal January 2017
Florida International January 2017
Florida Levin January 2017
Gonzaga January 2017
Harvard January 2017
Indiana Tech January 2017
Maryland January 2017
McGeorge January 2017
Michigan June 2017
Mississippi College January 2017
Mitchell-Hamline June 2017
Nebraska June 2017
New Mexico January 2017
Nova South January 2017
Pepperdine January 2017
Pitt June 2017
SMU Dedman January 2017
South Dakota January 2017
Southern California Gould January 2017
South Texas - Houston June 2017
Southwestern January 2017
St. Thomas (MN) January 2017
Texas January 2017
Texas A&M January 2017
Texas Southern January 2017
Tulane January 2017
Vanderbilt January 2017
Wake Forest January 2017
Western New England June 2017