Students will...

  1. Understand and evaluate the conceptual foundations, historical evolution and normative implications of legal ideas and traditions
  2. Demonstrate familiarity with research design including an understanding of the different methodologies for knowing the subjects of research, including conceptual, normative and evidence-based research and an ability to apply these methods to issues and policies in legal studies
  3. Analyze and think critically about legal issues and policies
  4. Use normative, conceptual and evidence-based support in writing about legal themes and policy
  5. Students will express satisfaction with their choice of major and with their learning in the major