Students at SMU Dedman School of law play a vital role in the academic, professional and social life of the law school. We are extremely proud of the reputation for scholarship of the law schools law journals. The numerous moot court/mock trial competitions provide practical trial and appellant experience for interested students and the opportunity to compete in both intra and inter school competitions. There are also many other opportunities to compete in various writing competitions throughout the year.
The Student Bar Association (SBA) and numerous student organizations are extremely active providing both professional development and social activities and programs for students as amply demonstrated by one look at the calendar during the school year. Whatever your profession, social or religious or political interests, there are programs and organizations that in which you can participate or join.