UNIVERSITY OF AKRON SCHOOL OF LAW

Best value law school
Master of Studies in Law, a new degree for accomplished professionals in other disciplines
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PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS

Take advantage of a law school located in a vibrant area acclaimed for its practicality, flexibility, ideal size, affordability, and overall quality. Why Akron Law is right for you.

CLINICAL PROGRAMS

A variety of clinical programs give you hands-on experience in these areas:

  • Small Entre­preneur and Eco­nomic Develop­ment (SEED) Clinic
  • Trademark Clinic
  • Domestic Relations Court Clinic
  • Civil Litigation Clinic
  • Health Law & Policy Clinic
  • Re-entry Clinics and more
  • Immigration & Human Rights Clinic

INSIDE AKRON LAW

Constitutional Law Center

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW

One of four Constitutional Law centers established by Congress, the Center at UA fosters scholarly research, public education, and student engagement on current topics of constitutional import.

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SOCIAL MEDIA

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$21M renovation completed!

SEE THE AMAZING C. BLAKE McDOWELL LAW CENTER

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Christopher J. (C.J.) Peters

Welcome Dean C.J. Peters!

Following a national search, Christopher J. (C.J.) Peters, the associate dean for faculty scholarship and a professor of law at the University of Baltimore School of Law, is the new dean of the School of Law.

“The school’s reputation is growing, and there’s a real buzz around the place,” Peters said. “Faculty, staff and students are proud to be at Akron Law. I was especially impressed by the enthusiasm and dedication of the faculty and staff members I met. They really care about providing a first-rate legal education, and they’re working overtime – often quite literally – to make Akron Law the best institution it can be.”

More about Dean Peters

From the dean: Why Akron Law is right for you

NEWS

Graphic: UA law students graduate with less debt

UA law school students graduate with less debt

Law professor Ryan Holte to be nominated to U.S. Court of Federal Claims

Constitution Day to focus on 'gender equality and social reproduction'

Center for Intellectual Property Law and Technology has new director

Great opportunity: Student participate in appellate practice clinic

Akron Law returns to Asia for summer study abroad

Akron Legal News: Akron Law’s new dean discusses his goals

Master of Studies in Law introduced

Akron Law: A highly ranked law school in a low-cost city

Kudos for UA’s bar exam prep, low student debt

Akron Law: Lowest student debt of any law school in Ohio


EVENTS

Akron Law open house

The Albert and Vern Oldham 2017 Fall Lecture: Mark P. McKenna, Professor of Law, Notre Dame Presidential Fellow, will present “Federal Trademark Criminal Enforcement," Oct. 19. Registration required.

Miller-Becker Lecture Series: Prosecutors, Ethics and Promoting Justice Third Distinguish Lecturer: Steven I. Friedland, professor of law and senior scholar, Director of the Center for Engaged Learning in the Law, Elon University School of Law, will present “Prosecutors and Empathy in the Search for Justice,” Oct. 27. Details and registration.

Open house for prospective students, Saturday, Nov. 18.