The Institute for Law, Justice, and Society

Lipscomb University’s Institute for Law, Justice and Society administers an undergraduate academic program related to law and legal institutions, promotes dialogue related to the legal community, and offers programs of interest to the community at large. The institute has four main purposes:

  • To be a national leader in multidisciplinary undergraduate legal education
  • To serve the community by providing timely and thoughtful dialogue on contemporary social and legal issues
  • To assist globally on issues related to law, justice and society: such as providing rule of law training in countries with developing democracies
  • To train K-12 students on the American legal system and inspire good citizenship

Through the Adult Degree Program, a student can complete an undergraduate major or minor in Law, Justice and Society. The major requires the completion of 45 hours specific to the Law, Justice and Society program. In addition to the specific required classes, students must select an emphasis area for the remaining twelve hours of the program. Emphases include conflict management, law and ethics, or social change.