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The Best Schools And Programs for Tax Law

U.S. News' top programs for tax law. Do NYU and Georgetown remain #1 and #2?

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How To Stop Worrying And Love Law School

I expected Charlie to be the typical stressed-out law student. What I saw instead was someone who'd mastered the art of not giving a damn.


Law Schools Where Grads Actually Get Jobs

The law schools most likely to get you a job -- and not the Saul Goodman kind of gig

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Why Do So Many People Despise Law School?

When competitive people work hard and don't get what they want, the result isn't likely to be very pretty


The Best Schools and Programs For Environmental Law

Vermont tops the list. Yale doesn't make the cut. Find out which schools round out the top 10.

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Welcome To TippingTheScales.com

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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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A Class That Changed The Trajectory Of My Life Forever

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To land that job, differentiate yourself, be persistent, and do your homework

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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

How Lawyers Rank Law Schools

What partners and judges think about the best

Behind Brooklyn Law’s 15% Tuition Cut

A crack at the law school affordability problem

Maryland Names Moritz Professor as Dean

Taps Ohio State's Donald Tobin for job

Good News On The Job Front For JDs?

A weekly roundup of the top law school news

The Best Schools for Practical Training

Our weekly JD news & feature roundup

What Deans Say About The Rankings

Their true thoughts on U.S. News' latest list

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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