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Mission Statement

The mission of the Southern Illinois University School of law is to:

• transform our students into the lawyers and community leaders of tomorrow, empowered with the knowledge and skills to improve the lives of their clients and communities

• offer an affordable program that fosters opportunities for students and promotes access to justice for the public

• serve the public good by producing innovative scholarship, providing legal services to the public, and contributing to the legal profession

• promote excellence, professionalism, cooperation, and collegiality within the law school community and the profession