Academic Programs

TU College of Law offers intellectually rich and engaging instruction through a wide range of course offerings and experiential learning opportunities that appeal to students with diverse talents, backgrounds, and interests.  Through the clinical education program, field study opportunities, and skills coursework, TU College of Law provides the right blend of practical experience and doctrinal training for students to become effective ad ethical professionals.

The Juris Doctor curriculum includes intensive, supervised educational experiences in the clinical education program and externship program, as well as coordinated courses of study in specialized academic centers, numerous study abroad opportunities, and multiple joint degree programs with other TU graduate programs on campus:

In addition, TU College of Law offers a variety of Masters programs:


TU College of Law faculty have earned degrees from the top law schools in the nation, and the low 11:1 student to faculty-to-student ratio means students get to know their professors. A number of professors have written the casebooks students use in class and authored precedent-setting opinions:

  • Co-author of the first casebook on capital punishment
  • Co-author of the first casebook for American law students in comparative and international family law
  • Author of the first casebook on Indian gaming law
  • Author of a law review article on the rights of the terminally ill, cited in the US Supreme Court’s landmark “right to die” decision
  • Co-author of Sports Law: Cases and Materials
  • Contributing author to Cohen’s Handbook of Federal Indian Law

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