Founded in 1872, Boston University School of Law is a top-tier law school with a faculty recognized nationally for exceptional teaching and preeminent scholarship. You can explore virtually any area of the law in 200+ classes and seminars, 21 clinics, externships, and practicums, and 21 foreign study opportunities. BU Law offers a full-time JD degree, five LLM degrees, and 17 dual degrees. With the support of a global network of nearly 24,000 alumni and a robust Career Development & Public Service Office, our graduates achieve remarkable career success. BU Law is located in the heart of Boston and housed in the ultra-modern Sumner M. Redstone Building and Law Tower.
Mission of Boston University School of Law
Our mission is to be a leader in the teaching and study of law, as well as related disciplines.
In our teaching, we aim to prepare a diverse body of students for the ethical practice of law around the globe at the highest levels of quality and integrity and to serve the public interest.
In our scholarship, our goal is to provide the profession, the academy and the general public with ideas, perspectives, and analyses that enrich a comprehensive understanding of the law, adapted to the needs of a changing world.
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