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Law Schools To U.S. News: Enough Already

A prominent dean says U.S. News' ranking is 'as timely as a note in the bottle and as readable as an Ouija Board'

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The Gatekeeper To The Duke University School of Law

Director of Admissions Mark Hill talks about academic diversity, personal statements, and why a GPA alone doesn't tell him much.

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Famous Law School Dropouts

From presidents to rock stars, these students threw in the towel on earning their J.D.

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Standalone Law Schools Aren’t All Doomed

'I have the same problem that Obama has with the economy, and that is no one knows how it could’ve been so much worse,' says Brooklyn Law Dean Nicholas Allard

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Taking The LSAT Cold: Our Intrepid Reporter Does It

With no prep at all and little advice, one of our reporters sits for the LSAT. What she discovered could help you do better on the test

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Selecting Your Law School Classes

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A checklist of things to look for in selecting classes

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A Breed Of Their Own: Law School Classmates

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Getting a law degree in an oversaturated market makes people do crazy shit

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Entrepreneurs: The Judicial System Needs You

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What's it like to be a grand juror in Massachusetts

It’s Never Too Late To Go To Law School

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Princeton Review’s New Rankings

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Hey, Supreme Court: We Are Through

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A Necessary Conversation For JDs

Mental illness in lawyers on the increase

The Little Law School That Could

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The Unseen Dark Side Of Law School

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Back of the Envelope

Most Selective

School Selectivity Enrolled
Yale 8.3% 615
Stanford 9.7% 575
Berkeley 11.6% 856
Virginia 15.2% 1,078
UPenn 15.5% 776
Harvard 16.1% 1,727
Columbia 18.4% 1,290
Duke 19.1% 660
Chicago 20.1% 610
UC-Irvine 21.0% 297
Baylor 21.2% 401
Richmond 21.4% 460

Most Selective Law Schools

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