Learning Outcomes

Washington and Lee UniversitySchool of Law Student Learning Outcomes
(Adopted by the Faculty Fall 2016)

  1. Students will know and understand substantive and procedural law.
  2. Students will be competent in legal analysis and reasoning, legal research, problem-solving, and critical thinking.
  3. Students will be competent in both written and oral communication.
  4. Students will understand their ethical obligations as lawyers and their professional obligations to their clients, the profession, the legal system, and the public.
  5. Students will possess the professional skills needed for competent and ethical participation as members of the legal profession.