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THE REFRESHED C. BLAKE MCDOWELL LAW CENTER

A $21 million project creates a modern, high-tech setting for law education. See it.

UNIVERSITY OF AKRON SCHOOL OF LAW

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.

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PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS

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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News

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Trial advocacy team advances to national finals after regional win

For the third year in a row, and for the fourth time in the last five years, our School of Law is the regional champion at the American Association for Justice Student Trial Advocacy Competition.

Students working on a class project together at The University of Akron.

School of Law named a top school in the nation for trial advocacy

We have been again been named a “top law school for trial advocacy” in the winter 2018 issue of The National Jurist’s preLaw Magazine. We are one of only two Ohio law schools to earn this honor.

Students working on a class project together at The University of Akron.

Intellectual Property Program receives another top rating

The University of Akron School of Law’s Intellectual Property program was awarded a grade “A-” rating in The National Jurist’s preLaw magazine for Spring 2018 — alongside schools like Stanford, Illinois and Vanderbilt and ahead of NYU, Penn State and Michigan.

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Events

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Open house for prospective students

Learn about law school, the application process and the legal profession during one of our open houses on May 2 or June 16.

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Bouquet of flowers

Alumni Awards Breakfast

7 to 8:30 a.m. Friday, May 18 | Honoring Kathryn A. Belfance (’77), Sally S. Benson (’74), Richard W. Burke (’83) and Margaret Andreeff Matejkovic (’92).

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Law students at The University of Akron

Commencement

2 p.m. Sunday, May 20 | We will honor and celebrate our latest class of graduates.

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