Centers

Center for International Trade & Agriculture

Center for International Trade & Agriculture
The center brings together scholars, practitioners, policymakers and students around the study and practice of international trade and agriculture, aiming to promote key issues in these areas through research and outreach in Kansas and around the world. The center sponsors conferences, hosts visiting scholars, practitioners or policymakers, and educates and trains law students.


Tribal Law & Government Center

Shook, Hardy & Bacon Center for Excellence in Advocacy
Developed in partnership with the law firm of Shook, Hardy & Bacon, the center's core mission is to enhance the learning experience of students who aspire to be trial lawyers. The center will create opportunities for mentorship between experienced litigators and law students and provide a forum for practicing trial lawyers to share information with one another.


Shook, Hardy & Bacon Center for Excellence in Advocacy

Tribal Law & Government Center
The Tribal Law & Government Center was founded at KU to prepare a new generation of advocates, particularly American Indians and other Indigenous peoples, for careers representing Indigenous Peoples. The Center also provides a forum for discussion, research and scholarship regarding tribal legal and governance issues.

Why KU
  • One-third of full-time faculty have written casebooks used at U.S. law schools
  • 2 KU law faculty were U.S. Supreme Court clerks
  • KU’s Project for Innocence: 33 conviction reversals since 2009
  • 7,300+ alumni live in all 50 states and 18 foreign countries
  • Routinely ranked a “best value” law school
  • 12 interdisciplinary joint degrees
  • 26th nationwide for lowest debt at graduation. — U.S. News & World Report
  • 70 percent of upper-level law classes have 25 or fewer students
  • Nearly 800 employment interviews at law school, 2012-13
  • Top 25% for number of 2013 grads hired by the nation’s largest law firms