The UMKC School of Law
The UMKC School of Law is dedicated to educating
students to become outstanding lawyers who will serve their
communities and the nation in the highest traditions of the legal
profession, and is committed to producing significant scholarship that
will enrich legal discourse among those who study and practice law.
The UMKC School of Law will become one of the top 50
law schools in the nation by educating lawyers who improve the quality
of legal and professional service in their communities, and by
producing scholarship that influences the nation's legal discourse.
The core values considered critical to fulfilling
the School's Vision which will also help the School present Lawyers of
integrity and consequence to the communities it serves include:
academic excellence, scholarship, community service, leadership,
ethical standards, professionalism, experience (learning by doing),
innovative teaching, diversity, personal fulfillment, entrepreneurship
Leon E. Bloch Law Library
We are Information Professionals facilitating the work of the legal scholar by providing access and an educated use of all types of legal information resources.
The Leon E. Bloch Law Library is located within the University of Missouri-Kansas City Law School. The Library's collection spans three floors of the school. It is specifically designed to facilitate the work of the legal scholar through making available all types of information resources.
The Library is a comfortable, efficient and user-friendly facility. Holdings encompass all major areas of legal scholarship and practice. Most of the collection is on open shelves, with ample research and study space provided by tables and study carrels.
In addition to a strong print collection, the library contains a Electronic Resource Center that houses computer-assisted legal research terminals (LEXIS and
WESTLAW) and a local area network for instructional and research purposes. Law students have access to the all components of the Internet through user-friendly interfaces. Other automated learning tools include computer- assisted legal instruction (CALI) exercises, word processing software, a spreadsheet program and an outlining program.
Standard for all
WebPages loaded onto the UMKC School of Law
web page must qualify within the scope of the mission of UMKC School of
Law as part of the University of Missouri-Kansas City, the University of
Missouri System and the State of Missouri
This standard must be applied in the context of the Law School's
dedication to education, research and service and must be done through
use of reason and common sense.
UMKC School of Law
The UMKC School of Law is dedicated to educating students to become
outstanding lawyers who will serve their communities and the nation in
the highest traditions of the legal profession, and is committed to
producing significant scholarship that will enrich legal discourse among
those who study and practice law.
of Missouri-Kansas City
The University of Missouri-Kansas City provides instruction, research
and community service for continuous state and regional progress.
fundamental purpose of the University is to provide enlightened and able
graduates who have the potential to provide leadership in the economic,
social and cultural development of the state and nation. The fulfillment
of this basic mission depends upon a sound general education program at
the baccalaureate level.
The University of Missouri serves the people of Missouri by providing
instructional, research and extension programs.
Electronic Services Team / 3-27-01