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2012-13 Law Catalog

Welcome to the School of Law

The University of Arkansas School of Law, one of US News and World Report’s top 45 public law schools, will prepare you for success. Located in the heart of the beautiful University of Arkansas campus, the law school offers challenging courses taught by nationally recognized faculty, unique service opportunities, and a close-knit community that puts law students first.

Welcome to the University of Arkansas

This catalog of studies is a comprehensive reference for your years of study – a list of degrees and courses offered at the University of Arkansas School of Law. In addition, it gives you valuable information such as suggested and required degree plans and information about costs, scholarships and financial assistance, and campus resources. Read it with pleasure and with care.

Take every opportunity to consult your academic adviser to ensure that you are taking advantage of courses and University resources that will help you reach your educational and career goals.

Remember, the University of Arkansas is committed to your success. The faculty and staff are here to support you as you work to achieve your goals. Ask for help and advice whenever you need it.

The University of Arkansas is committed to the policy of providing educational opportunities to all qualified students regardless of their economic or social status and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, sexual orientation, disability, veteran’s status, age, marital or parental status, or national origin.

This catalog is published one time each summer by the office of university relations, the School of Law office of communications and the Division of Academic Affairs.

Fayetteville, Arkansas


This is Volume 105; Publication Date: August 2011

Students who enter a college within the University of Arkansas in the academic year of this catalog generally may expect to follow the graduation requirements set forth by the School of Law in this catalog, which is archived as it was published for the 2011-12 school year. Because the faculty of each college reserves the right to change graduation requirements, students should meet with their advisers regularly to be certain that they are aware of any changes in graduation requirements that may apply to them.

Acceptance of registration by the University of Arkansas and admission to any educational program of the University does not constitute a contract or warranty that the University will continue indefinitely to offer the program in which a student is enrolled. The University expressly reserves the right to change, phase out, or discontinue any program.

The listing of courses contained in any University bulletin, catalog, or schedule is by way of announcement only and shall not be regarded as an offer of contract. The University expressly reserves the right to 1) add or delete courses or programs from its offerings, 2) change times or locations of courses or programs, 3) change academic calendars without notice, 4) cancel any course for insufficient registrations, or 5) revise or change rules, charges, fees, schedules, courses, requirements for degrees and any other policy or regulation affecting students, including, but not limited to, evaluation standards, whenever the same is considered to be in the best interests of the University of Arkansas.

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