Creating an Effective Law School Mission

Building on Best Practices: Transforming Legal Education in a Changing World (Deborah Maranville, Lisa Radtke Bliss, Carolyn Wilkes Kaas & Antoinette Sedillo Lopez eds., 2015), chapter 1

24 Pages Posted: 4 Aug 2015 Last revised: 25 May 2017

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Judith W. Wegner

University of North Carolina School of Law

Vanessa Merton

Pace University School of Law

Irene Scharf

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth - University of Massachusetts School of Law

Date Written: June 1, 2015

Abstract

This chapter of Building on Best Practices: Transforming Legal Education in a Changing World includes contributions from three authors:

  • Section A, The Accreditation Context and the Law School Mission, is by Judith Welch Wegner.
  • Section B, Mission Statements that Accurately Define, Distinguish, and Reflect the Law School's Praxis, is by Vanessa Merson & Irene Scharf.
Chapter 2 is available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2637068

Chapter 3 is available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2637102

Chapter 4 is available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2637490

Chapter 5 is available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2637495

Chapter 6 is available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2637499

Chapter 7 is available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2637541

Chapter 8 is available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2637544

The content of this SSRN posting is material that was published in the book Building on Best Practices: Transforming Legal Education in a Changing World, Maranville, et al., Lexis Nexis 2015. The content has been posted on SSRN with the express permission of Lexis Nexis and of Carolina Academic Press, publisher of the book as of January 1, 2016.

Keywords: law schools, legal education, accreditation, American Bar Association, ABA, standards, mission statements

Suggested Citation

Wegner, Judith W. and Merton, Vanessa and Scharf, Irene, Creating an Effective Law School Mission (June 1, 2015). Building on Best Practices: Transforming Legal Education in a Changing World (Deborah Maranville, Lisa Radtke Bliss, Carolyn Wilkes Kaas & Antoinette Sedillo Lopez eds., 2015), chapter 1. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2637100

Judith W. Wegner (Contact Author)

University of North Carolina School of Law ( email )

Van Hecke-Wettach Hall, 160 Ridge Road
CB #3380
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3380
United States
919-962-4113 (Phone)

Vanessa Merton

Pace University School of Law ( email )

80 North Broadway
White Plains, NY 10603
United States
(914) 422-4333 (Phone)
(914) 422-4391 (Fax)

Irene Scharf

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth - University of Massachusetts School of Law ( email )

333 Faunce Corner Road
North Dartmouth, MA 02747
United States

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