Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

In accordance with American Bar Association guidelines, Northeastern Law has established learning outcomes for its JD degree and LLM programs.

JD Learning Outcomes

  1. Know and Understand the Law: What Lawyers Comprehend
  2. Analyze, Reason and Solve Problems: How Lawyers Think
  3. Apply the Means and Modes of Effective Communication: How Lawyers Communicate
  4. Demonstrate Awareness of and Recognize the Roles and Ethical, Professional and Business Norms of Law: What Lawyers Do
  5. Demonstrate Team Lawyering Skills, Manage Conflict, and Forge Relationships: How Lawyers Work Together
  6. Understand Law in its Social Context: How Lawyers Situate Their Work
  7. Demonstrate Aptitude for Factual and Legal Investigation and Research: How Lawyers Gather and Organize Information
  8. Incorporate Interdisciplinary and International Thinking into Legal Analysis: How Lawyers Utilize Other Disciplines and Global Perspectives

LLM Learning Outcomes

  1. Know and Understand the Law: What Lawyers Comprehend
  2. Analyze, Reason and Solve Problems: How Lawyers Think
  3. Apply the Means and Modes of Effective Communication: How Lawyers Communicate
  4. Demonstrate Awareness of and Recognize the Roles and Ethical, Professional and Business Norms of Law: What Lawyers Do
  5.  Demonstrate Team Lawyering Skills, Manage Conflict, and Forge Relationships: How Lawyers Work Together
  6. Understand Law in its Social Context: How Lawyers Situate Theair Work
  7. Demonstrate Aptitude for Factual and Legal Investigation and Research: How Lawyers Gather and Organize Information
  8. Incorporate Interdisciplinary and International Thinking into Legal Analysis: How Lawyers Utilize Other Disciplines and Global Perspectives