Educating The Complete Lawyer

Detroit Mercy Law has a strong and longstanding commitment to preparing students to become excellent, engaged attorneys, ready to represent their clients and serve their communities. We provide students with hands-on learning throughout their legal education. We integrate career and professionalism skills needed to succeed in the workplace. We embrace the challenges presented today by giving every student international perspective on the pressing legal issues facing us all. In short, we educate the complete lawyer.

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    Mission Statement

    University of Detroit Mercy School of Law is a diverse, urban Catholic law school in the Jesuit and Mercy traditions. We seek to educate the complete lawyer through a dynamic curriculum that integrates theory, doctrine, and experiential learning; provides unique global perspectives through transnational educational opportunities; and emphasizes ethics and service to others.


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    Equal Opportunity Statement

    University of Detroit Mercy School of Law is committed to the principle of equal opportunity for all and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender including gender identity and gender expression, height, weight, marital status, familial status, disability, religion, creed, military service or veteran status, or political belief.