Mission Statement

The mission of the Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville is:

  • To conduct a program of legal education providing students with opportunities to:
    • Receive an outstanding legal education through a curriculum that develops the student's knowledge of the basic principles of public and private law, skills of legal analysis, oral and written communication, legal research and other fundamental skills necessary to pass the bar examination and to achieve effective participation in the legal profession;
    • Understand diverse perspectives that influence and are influenced by the law and its institutions, through a diverse faculty and student body, and through legal research and scholarship;
    • Understand their ethical responsibilities as representatives of clients, as officers of the court, and as public citizens responsible for the quality and availability of justice;
  • Engage in significant faculty scholarship developing the law and informing public policy; and
  • Serve as an active partner with the community and the legal profession in addressing significant issues.