Southern Law Universities & Schools

By | January 5, 2023

The South offers a range of opportunities for potential law students who are searching for the right law school. Program specializations ranging from international and comparative law to environmental law and sport management. With locations spanning from Texas to Georgia to the South is home to a diverse mix of law schools that serve students in every educational, racial, ethnic and socio-economic background.

Southern University Law Center

Southern University Law Center offers full-and part-time Juris Doctor degree programs as well as a double degree in law and public administration. The school’s curriculum focuses primarily on the common law tradition and Louisiana legal practice, and there are many activities learning both in and outside the classroom. The Center prides itself on the wide range of racial, ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds of its students.

Southern University Law Center
P.O. Box 9294
Baton Rouge, LA 70813
(225) 771-2552

Emory Law

Law school offers Juris Doctor degrees at Emory University as well as dual degrees in business administration, divinity, theological studies, and public health. Emory Law also offers a number of topic-specific interdisciplinary programs that allow law students to spread their learning experience. Second-and third-year students who are interested in the civil service can participate in the area, location, program, which allows them to carry out voluntary work with the public and Government agencies.

Emory University School of Law
1301 Clifton Road Atlanta, GA
(404) 727-6816

Tulane University Law School
Law program at Tulane University is one of the oldest in the country and offers both Juris Doctor and Juris degrees. The curriculum centers on both civil and common law traditions with specialization in environment, Maritime Affairs, sports, international and comparative law. Students are required to participate in pro bono work in one of seven areas as a requirement for graduation.

Tulane University Law School
Weinmann Hall
6329 Freret Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
(504) 865-5930

University of Georgia School of Law

University of Georgia School of Law offers Juris Doctor, Juris and dual degree programs in business administration, historic preservation, public administration, sports management and social work. Students are encouraged to participate in the University’s award-winning moot and mock trial programs to promote their understanding and skills in advocacy.

University of Georgia School of Law
Athens, GA 30602
(706) 542-5191

SMU Dedman School of Law

Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law offers both Juris Doctor and Juris degrees. Class size at Dedman school is intentionally small and student-faculty interaction one-on-one are strongly encouraged. The Dedman school is home to the national headquarters of the appellate court judges Educational Institute and five law journals.

SMU Dedman School of Law
Office of the Dean
PO Box 750,116
Dallas, TX 75.275-0116
(214) 768-8999

University of Mississippi School of Law

Law school at the University of Mississippi offers a Juris Doctor degree as well as two certificate programs with power feed in criminal law and air and space law. The school administers a number of specialized legal clinics and programs, including the Mississippi Innocence Project and the National Center for Justice and the rule of law.

University of Mississippi School of Law
Lamar Law Center 1848
University, MS 38677
(662) 915-7361