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Vision, Mission, Values

Excellence in Legal Education and Commitment to Social Service

COUNCIL OF LEGAL EDUCATION

Vision

To be a world leader in higher education through innovation, creativity and relevance in a system of practical legal education that is rooted in our history as a Caribbean people and is designed to enhance the practice of law and the jurisprudence of the Caribbean; to empower our people; and develop our societies throughout the 21st century.

Mission

To facilitate the development of competent legal practitioners for the region who, appreciating their responsibility as members of an honourable profession and recognising the needs of their socio-economic environment, are inspired in the pursuit of excellence, the maintenance of high ethical standards, the promotion of social justice and the strengthening of the rule of law.

EUGENE DUPUCH LAW SCHOOL

Vision

To be recognised globally for professional training and legal education that produces competent and distinguished attorneys equipped to contribute to the evolution and dynamism of the law in all its facets and to assume leadership in the societies they serve, to the benefit of all peoples.

Mission

To produce, through excellence in legal education, competent attorneys who are knowledgeable in the law, skilled in the practice of the law, and are imbued with integrity, high ethical standards and a sense of social responsibility and service to the community.

Core Values

The Eugene Dupuch Law School is guided by the following core values:

Student Achievement and Student Success

We believe in student success and preparing our students to become well rounded, competent legal practitioners of high character and ethical values. We are committed to contributing to the overall growth of our students, and supporting them in individual success and professional development.

Nation Building

We are committed to the continued strengthening and enhancement of our role as a nation builder. We educate and train people who will be of important value and service to the communities and nations in which they live. We advance discussion, and provide information and expertise on issues of significant national importance.

Service to Our Community

We are committed to the continued improvement and growth in our accessibility and responsiveness as a community partner. We provide legal services and advice to those in our community for whom such services might not be attainable. We are committed to providing public education opportunities to help raise awareness on issues that impact community development.

Employee Achievement and Success

We believe in the importance of cultivating a work environment that recognises and rewards professional achievement and job success. We encourage professional development and are committed to strengthening our capacity to support and drive the continued training and advancement of our employees.

Strength of our Regional Identity

We work, teach and learn in a regional environment that affords opportunities to work with and learn from some of the region’s brightest minds, and most important contributors to the legal profession in the Caribbean. We are committed to ensuring responsible and effective use of the resources available to us and to serving the needs and interests of The Bahamas and our region so that our regional identity is enriched and strengthened.