Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law is proud to be located in the heart of Indiana’s capital, and we constantly strive to serve our community. But in an increasingly globalized society, an important part of our school’s work involves international engagement.
Indiana University has made a major commitment to combatting the opioid epidemic through its Responding to the Addictions Crisis Grand Challenges Initiative. I am proud that the IU McKinney School of Law is playing a large role in this effort.
When I talk about the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, certain themes recur. We are fortunate to educate students in a vibrant capitol city. We take advantage of operating in a leading hub for the health and life sciences. And we are mindful of our school’s mission to make legal education accessible to a wide range of people. Several recent initiatives highlight these themes.
A legal education gives people the power to change lives for the better. I am proud to share some examples based on efforts from students, faculty and alumni of the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law.
At our most recent Pro Bono and Clinical Program awards event, we celebrated – for the second year in a row – the fact that our graduating class had contributed more than 20,000 hours of pro bono service to the community during their law school careers.