Southern Illinois University Law School

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In the Public Interest

SIULAW addressed policing reforms in this 2015 SIU Law Journal Symposium co-sponsored with the School of Medicine: “The President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing: Procedural Justice, Policing and Public Health” click here

Why SIU Law?

Founded in 1973, the SIU School of Law’s trademark for experiential opportunities continues and its mission has expanded beyond the Southern Illinois region. We are the first law school in Illinois to require pro bono work prior to graduation. Tom Britton, Class of 1976, discusses the origins of the SIU School of Law and why he chose SIU. Watch the video here

Discover Your Passion

SIU Law attracts enthusiastic students who want to make a difference in people’s lives.

They challenge one another and, with the help of highly engaged faculty, staff, and alumni, shape their careers to fit their passions.

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Enter Your Career Undaunted

Our graduates demonstrate the nimble thinking, versatility, and know-how that translates into professional longevity - the chance to shape their careers to fit their passions.

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