The Lincoln Memorial University-Duncan School of Law builds upon a foundation that upholds the principles of Abraham Lincoln’s life: a dedication to individual liberty, responsibility, and improvement; a respect for citizenship; recognition of the intrinsic value of high moral and ethical standards; and a belief in a personal God. Through teaching, research and service, the Lincoln Memorial University-Duncan School of Law will prepare graduates:
- who are committed to the premise that the cornerstone of meaningful existence is service to humanity;
- who understand their professional responsibilities as representatives of clients, officers of the courts, and public citizens responsible for the quality and availability of justice under the law; and
- who have an understanding of the fundamental principles of public and private law, an understanding of the nature, basis and role of the law and its institutions, and the skills of legal analysis and writing, issue recognition, reasoning, problem solving, organization, and oral and written communication necessary to participate effectively in the legal profession.
- graduate Doctors of Jurisprudence;
- provide a values-based learning community as the context for teaching, research, and service, that supports student achievement;
- provide an educational program that prepares graduates for admission to the bar, and for effective and responsible participation in the legal profession; and
- enhance access to quality legal counsel for the underserved rural communities of Appalachia.
Lincoln Memorial University-Duncan School of Law
601 W. Summit Hill Drive
Knoxville, Tennessee 37902