UNC School of Law aspires to be a great public law school. Toward this end, it pursues a fourfold mission:

  • To prepare outstanding lawyers and leaders for the bar, the bench, all public and private law settings and public service,
  • To make nationally and internationally significant legal and policy contributions through an ambitious agenda of research and scholarship,
  • To instill lifelong ethical values, dedication to the cause of justice and a lasting commitment to pro bono and public service and
  • To serve the legal profession, the people and institutions of North Carolina, the nation and the world.