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. 

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.
Charleston I.
Chicago Kent 1(a).
Columbus 1.
Concordia A.1.1–1.4
Dayton Outcome 1: Criterion 1.
Elon Page 1. Cognitive Abilities. Bar Exam Proficiency.
Faulkner 1. a.
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.
Roger Williams 1. c.
Seattle Outcome 1: Second bullet point.
Seton Hall (a).
South Carolina Goal 1: Outcome 6.
Stetson 1 (a).
St. John's  1(a) & (b).
St. Mary's Legal Principles. First bullet point.
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).
Law School Location of Legal Policy & Trends
 Belmont  I: fourth bullet.
California Western Knowledge: A(2).
Chicago Kent 1(b).
Cleveland Marshall I.
Concordia A(2).
Faulkner 1. c.
George Mason 4.
GSU Law Learning OutcomesGSU Law Learning OutcomesGSU Law Learning Outcomes‌‌ Outcome 1. Criterion 2.
Hawaii 2(1).
Hofstra Category 3(d).
Indiana Bloomington 4.
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.
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).
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.
Cleveland Marshall I
Concordia A(3).
Dayton Outcome 1: Criterion 2.
Elon Page 1. Cognitive Abilities. Problem Solving.
Faulkner 1. c.
Fordham 2.
Hofstra Category 3(a)–3(c).
Indiana Bloomington 3.
UMass PC1.1.4.
Memphis Learning Outcome 1. Criterion 1.
Mercer Legal Literacy.
Missouri Substantive goals. Fourth bullet point.
Nevada Legal and Law-Related Knowledge.
Roger Williams 1. a & b.
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).
Law School Location of Practical Knowledge
Arizona Summit Outcome 1: second bullet.
Barry I(c).
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).
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).
Law School Updated
Akron January 2017
Alabama August 2018
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
Charleston August 2018
Creighton January 2017
Boston College January 2017
CUNY January 2017
Chicago January 2017
Cornell January 2017
Florida A&M August 2018
Florida Coastal January 2017
Florida International January 2017
Florida Levin January 2017
Florida State August 2018
Harvard January 2017
Houston August 2018
Idaho August 2018
Illinois August 2018
Indiana August 2018
Indiana Tech January 2017
Loyola Marymount August 2018
Maryland January 2017
McGeorge January 2017
Michigan June 2017
Mississippi College January 2017
Mitchell-Hamline June 2017
Nebraska June 2017
New England August 2018
New Hampshire August 2018
New Mexico January 2017
Northeastern August 2018
Northern Illinois August 2018
Nova Southeastern January 2017
Pepperdine January 2017
Pittsburgh June 2017
Rutgers August 2018
San Diego August 2018
SMU Dedman January 2017
South Dakota January 2017
Southern California Gould January 2017
South Texas - Houston June 2017
Southwestern January 2017
St. Thomas (FL) August 2018
St. Thomas (MN) January 2017
Texas January 2017
Texas A&M January 2017
Texas Southern January 2017
Tulane January 2017
Valparaiso August 2018
Vanderbilt January 2017
Wake Forest January 2017
Washington & Lee August 2018
Wayne State August 2018
Western New England June 2017
Western State August 2018