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The 10 Most Affordable Law Schools in the United States

6 hours ago Points: 2 points Website. One of the most affordable law schools in the country is housed at the University of the District of Columbia. UDC David A. Clarke School of Law is committed to the public interest and has a strong community service program

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Directory of Law School Public Interest and Pro Bono …

9 hours ago Directory of Law School Public Interest & Pro Bono Programs Law school pro bono and public service is sweeping the nation. A majority of ABA accredited law schools now have formal pro bono or public service programs with several requiring students to perform varying amounts of pro bono work in order to graduate.

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Best Public Interest Law Schools in the U.S.

6 hours ago Jpcahill / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 4.0. Boston University School of Law is committed to public interest law, as evidenced by their graduate employment results: 17% of the class of 2018 took jobs in government or public interest after graduation. BU Law law offers a full-tuition public interest scholarship as well as a one-year public interest fellowship.

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Cheapest Law Schools for Avoiding SixFigure Student …

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1. Brigham Young University (Clark) Annual tuition: $12,310 (for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) Average law school debt at graduation: $58,113.
2. Georgia State University (GSU) Annual tuition: $16,858 (in state) Average law school debt at graduation: $64,384. Average starting salary: $83,427. Georgia State University College of Law’s tuition for in-state students beats the average by more than $19,000 per year, making it easier to limit student debt.
3. Rutgers, the state university of New Jersey. Annual tuition: $27,269 (in state) Average law school debt at graduation: $56,173. Average starting salary: $64,604.
4. University of Iowa. Annual tuition: $24,930 (in state) Average law school debt at graduation: $74,128. Average starting salary: $74,903. University of Iowa College of Law’s average debt level is the eighth-lowest, coming in at about $37,600 less than the average in this study.
5. University of Houston. Annual tuition: $30,401 (in state) Average law school debt at graduation: $97,246. Average starting salary: $102,153. Large starting salaries over six figures help University of Houston Law Center grads repay their student loans.
6. University of Texas at Austin. Annual tuition: $33,995 (in state) Average law school debt at graduation: $103,417. Average starting salary: $105,647. Next up is another Texas law school.
7. University of Arizona (Rogers) Annual tuition: $25,525 (in state) Average law school debt at graduation: $84,601. Average starting salary: $76,664. The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law has the lowest rate of student debt of any law school in the top 20.
8. University of Nebraska — Lincoln. Annual tuition: $15,036 (in state) Average law school debt at graduation: $62,888. Average starting salary: $58,614. In-state residents will benefit the most from Nebraska College of Law’s low tuition.
9. University of Wisconsin — Madison (UW-Madison) Annual tuition: $21,450 (in state) Average law school debt at graduation: $77,555. Average starting salary: $72,089.
10. University of North Carolina — Chapel Hill. Annual tuition: $23,551 (in state) Average law school debt at graduation: $95,365. Average starting salary: $88,781.

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Top 10 Cheapest Law Schools Ranked (2021) – Biglaw …

2 hours ago The median LSAT to join the UND Law School is 148, and there’s a focus on diversity, enrolling many students who are a part of minorities or come from other countries. Besides the J.D. degree, this school also offers programs in law and public administration, business administration, Indian law, public-interest law, and aviation law.

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13 Cheapest Law Schools in California: Tuition, Rankings

9 hours ago A law school is a very important part in your quest to become a lawyer. Click here to see this article on the cheapest law schools in California & more

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Law School Rankings by Tuition ILRG

1 hours ago Loyola Law School CA $57,230 $18,090 29 U. of California-Davis out-of-state CA $56,974 $14,809 30 American University DC $56,724 $18,360 31 Tulane University LA $56,572 $14,550 32 Pepperdine University CA $55,890 $17,500 33 Indiana U.-Bloomington out-of-state IN $55,338 $12,972 34 Boston University MA $55,076 $13,775 35 Brooklyn Law School NY

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Law School Rankings by Tuition ILRG

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1. U. of the District of Columbia in-state. DC. $12,838. N/A.
2. U. of North Dakota in-state. ND. $13,023. $8,974.
3. Brigham Young University. UT. $13,060. $12,720.
4. U. of Montana in-state. MT. $13,177. $12,480.
5. Florida A&M University in-state. FL. $14,132. $13,240.
6. CUNY-Queens College in-state. NY. $15,563. $14,823.
7. U. of Arkansas-Little Rock in-state. AR. $16,031. $8,260.
8. U. of Nebraska-Lincoln in-state. NE. $16,078. $12,330.
9. U. of Arkansas-Fayetteville in-state. AR. $16,188. $11,020.
10. Southern University in-state. LA. $16,490. $14,000.

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School Detail Information Law School Admission Council

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1. The University of La Verne College of Law, located just east of Los Angeles in inland Southern California, is situated in a growing metropolitan region of more than 6 million people. Founded in 1970, La Verne Law is a part of the University of La Verne, which enjoys a 124-year reputation for providing a sound learning experience built on values, diversity, lifelong learning, and community service. Distinguished faculty, personalized attention, and a supportive campus community provide the foundation for enhanced academic and professional success.

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Best schools for public interest law : lawschooladmissions

8 hours ago I will add that the lower numbers for the T14/T schools in public interest is likely because a lot of law students who go to a school with less aid will likely need to work in private for a few years to be financially able to do public interest. That's a trend I see a …

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How to Go to Law School for Free Top Law Schools US News

3 hours ago Many law schools, experts say, give full-tuition scholarships to students who commit to working in the public sector — for example, the University of Pennsylvania Law School offers the Toll

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20 Most Affordable Law Schools 2021 Best Value Schools

4 hours ago The UNM School of Law’s competitive tuition rates allow students to graduate less constrained by debt. The UNM School of Law boasts one of the most diverse faculty and student bodies in the nation and prides itself on opening access to the legal profession. Tuition: $759.06 per credit hour. Acceptance rate: 48%.

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Top 13 Cheapest Law Schools in the United States

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1. CUNY – Queens College. In-State Tuition Fees: $13,802. Out-of-State Tuition Fees: …
2. North Carolina Central University, Durham. In-State Tuition Fees: $11,387. Out-of-State …
3. Southern University Law Center. In-State Tuition Fees: $10,990. Out-of-State Tuition Fees: …
4. University of Alabama School of Law. In-State Tuition Fees: $15,760. Out-of-State Tuition …
5. University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. In-State Tuition Fees: $6,835. Out-of-State Tuition …
6. University of Kansas School of Law. In-State Tuition Fees: $15,561. Out-of-State Tuition …
7. University of Louisville, Brandeis School of Law. In-State Tuition Fees: $15,760. Out-of …
8. University of Mississippi. In-State Tuition Fees: $13,488. Out-of-State Tuition Fees: …
9. University of Montana. In-State Tuition Fees: $11,283. Out-of-State Tuition Fees: $28,602. …
10. University of North Dakota. In-State Tuition Fees: $10,417. Out-of-State Tuition Fees: …

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The 20 Best Law Schools For Getting Government And Public

4 hours ago The 20 Best Law Schools For Getting Government And Public Interest Jobs If you want to save the world as a lawyer, you better hope your law school is on this list.

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Public Interest Programs and Resources Yale Law School

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1. Yale Law School’s Career Development Office (CDO) provides an array of public interest services to students and alumni. 1. Leading public interest attorneys from across the country, many of them Yale Law School (YLS) graduates, are regularly invited to give talks on careers in their areas of practice and on how they achieved their career successes. 2. Through the Mentors-in-Residence Program, YLS graduates and other law school visitors who have been successful in public interest careers, spend time on campus providing individual counseling sessions to students in their areas of expertise. 3. The attorney counselors at CDO offer a number of informational presentations on public interest topics ranging from searching for summer public interest jobs to fellowships. 4. CDO attorney counselors, who specialize in public interest careers and fellowship opportunities, are available to individually advise and counsel students and graduates. 5. CDO organizes an annual Public Interest Student...

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Government and Public Interest Opportunities School of Law

4 hours ago The term "Public Interest Law" is difficult to define precisely. Kimm Alayne Walton in her book America's Greatest Places to Work With A Law Degree (Harcourt Brace, 1999) provides that: "As a general matter you could call public interest the area that provides legal representation to people, groups, or interests that are historically underrepresented in our legal system."

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12 Easiest Law Schools to Get into in the US (2021)

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1. Southern Illinois University School of Law. Link: www.law.siu.edu. Even though Southern Illinois University has an acceptance rate of about 50 percent, it has a bar pass rate of almost 65 percent.
2. Charleston School of Law, South Carolina. Link: www.charlestonlaw.edu. Charleston is not as strong of an option as Southern Illinois because its recent average bar pass rate is only 54.8 percent, but if you aim to apply to a law school that probably won't say no, Charleston could be the right choice.
3. Thomas M. Cooley Law School. Link: www.cooley.edu. Western Michigan University's Cooley Law School always comes up in conversations about the most accessible law schools to enter.
4. Loyola University of New Orleans College of Law. Link: www.loyno.edu/academics/colleges/college-law. Loyola is both easy to get into and has a high bar pass rate.
5. Southern University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Link: www.sulc.edu. With an acceptance rate of 65 percent, this law school isn't the easiest to get into.
6. North Carolina Central University School of Law. Link: www.law.nccu.edu. With a minimum LSAT score of 140 and a 2.90 GPA, your chances of getting into this school are excellent.
7. Appalachian School of Law, Virginia. Link: www.asl.edu. With an acceptance rate of 63 percent, this school is slightly more competitive than some of the easiest on our list, but your chances of getting in are good if you have at least an LSAT score of 143 and a GPA of 2.80.
8. Willamette University College of Law, Salem, Oregon. Link: www.willamette.edu/law. Willamette has a high acceptance rate of 76 percent, which means getting in is relatively straightforward, as long as you have a minimum score of 149 in the LSAT and a 3.10 GPA.
9. Concordia University School of Law, Idaho. Link: www.law.cu-portland.edu< Concordia's acceptance rate of 60 percent is a bit low compared to other law schools on this list, but even though the school accepts applicants with a minimum GPA of 2.8 and 144 LSAT score, it has an impressive bar pass rate of 83 percent.
10. Roger Williams University School of Law, Rhode Island. Link: www.law.rwu.edu. With an acceptance rate of 69 percent, this school offers a good chance of admission as long as you have an LSAT score of 147 and a 3.0 GPA.

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Best Public Interest Law Schools Top Law Schools

1 hours ago The one big "except" here is for people who are making a significant amount of money doing public interest law. If you're starting out at 80k doing PI work, LRAP doesn't help nearly as much. Third, top public interest jobs are nearly as competitive as top firm jobs.

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Public Interest Scholars USC Gould School of Law

3 hours ago After graduation, she participated in the PreProBono Law Fellowship and was selected to lead the program as director the following cycle. As director, she supported non-traditional law school applicants, passionate about pursing public interest law, through their LSAT and law school application process.

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Fact vs. Fiction: Public Interest Careers Yale Law School

3 hours ago PSJD is made up of a network of 200 member law schools across the United States and Canada (including YLS) and more than 13,000 law-related public interest organizations around the world. Through their online database, PSJD provides a comprehensive clearinghouse of public interest organizations and opportunities for lawyers and law students.

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What Is Public Interest Law? Harvard Law School

617-495-31082 hours ago Bernard Koteen Office of Public Interest Advising 4039 Wasserstein Hall (WCC) 1585 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge , MA 02138 Phone: 617-495-3108 Email: [email protected]law.harvard.edu Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm EST

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What's the point of grades if you're doing public interest

9 hours ago 5. level 1. chrometoucan. · 3y Esq. Public interest organizations have little time or money for training new attorneys so they will hire the brightest they can, and they get applications from very qualified people. It’s a mistake to think you can walk into these jobs, even things like local legal aid organizations. 6.

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2020 Most Affordable Online Colleges for Law Degrees OnlineU

Just Now The 124-credit program focuses on training students for law school by providing a foundation in the legal system and issues. It also prepares students to take the LSAT exam. The curriculum includes 55 credits of general education, ten credits of modern language, two credits of free electives, and 25 credits of upper-division courses, including

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Best Law Schools for Public Interest? Top Law Schools

1 hours ago Shoot for a 175 and get into the best law school you can. Seconded. Aim high and learn the shit out of that test. It is 100% trainable, and an outstanding LSAT score will open doors that a high GPA alone will not. As for the question in the OP: I went to UCLA and it has an excellent public interest program.

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Public Interest Law Area of Focus UCLA School of Law

7 hours ago Public Interest Law and Policy. UCLA Law's deep commitment to public interest and public service includes a wide array of classes, clinics, experiences, professional opportunities and connections to leading faculty and dynamic alumni. Students may apply for the competitive Epstein Program specialization as an entering 1L or as a 2L transfer .

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Schools with Public Interest Law Programs: How to Choose

7 hours ago A review of a school's curriculum will show its dedication to public interest law. Some schools offer post-graduate fellowships. When choosing a JD program, aspiring public interest laws should

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Tuition and Fees William H. Bowen School of Law

8 hours ago The UA Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law is committed to providing high-quality legal education at the lowest cost possible. We realize that many graduates of high-priced law schools have little choice when accepting employment, because they have a debt burden of tens of thousands of dollars.

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Are Public Interest, Public Sector Careers Worth Law

5 hours ago Salaries in public interest and public sector careers have kept pace with inflation for the last eight years—but the cost of a law school education rose at a …

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Law School Scholarships and Grants LSAC

2 hours ago Innovators defer their first year of law school to work at a WLI partner nonprofit organization for a paid public service fellowship, receiving $50,000 in compensation for the fellowship year, plus full health benefits coverage, a $10,000 law school scholarship, and more. Applications for the 2022/2023 cycle will open in Fall/Winter 2021.

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How to Find Strong Public Interest Law Programs

Just Now Prospective law students who plan to pursue public interest law jobs after law school should also carefully evaluate the quality and cost of various law programs, Hutchins adds."Students should

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Resources for Law Students Public Interest Law

4 hours ago Explore the Possibilities: Public Interest Law Program for Law Students (St. Louis) September 28th, 2019 - 9:15 am, at Washington University School of Law. This program is for law students who are interested in learning more about placements as volunteers, interns, externs, fellows or staff in the public interest law sector.

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Experiential Courses for JD Students · Delaware Law

3 hours ago Environmental & Natural Resources Law Clinic Not Offered for Fall, 2021 - Listed for Spring, 2022. The Environmental & Natural Resources Law Clinic provides free legal representation to individuals and organizations confronting environmental issues arising federal, state, and local environmental laws. The Clinic handles cases such as appeals of regulatory decisions and …

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Public Interest Center St. John's University

3 hours ago Established in 2010, the Public Interest Center supports and builds on St. John's Vincentian mission by sponsoring programs and initiatives that promote lawyers’ professional obligation to serve those most in need. We aim to increase the public interest ethos at the Law School and create and expand public interest opportunities for students.

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The Law Schools Where The Most Graduates Got Government

4 hours ago The Law Schools Where The Most Graduates Got Government & Public Interest Jobs (2019) The law schools that will help graduates fight for justice in America.

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6 Ways to Pay for Law School Student Loan Hero

7 hours ago The total amount you can borrow over the course of your education is capped at $138,500 and includes undergraduate loans. For the 2019-2020 school year, the interest rate for direct unsubsidized loans was 6.08%. There’s also a one-time fee, which ran at 1.059% of the loan amount for funds borrowed after Oct. 1, 2019.

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The 25 Best Public Law Schools in America Business

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1. University of Virginia. Location: Charlottesville, Virginia. Percent of graduates with highly …
2. University of Michigan. Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan. Percent of graduates with highly …
3. University of Alabama. Location: Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Percent of graduates with highly …
4. University of California at Berkeley. Location: Berkeley, California. Percent of graduates with …
5. Ohio State University. Location: Columbus, Ohio. Percent of graduates with highly coveted …
6. University of Kentucky. Location: Lexington, Kentucky. Percent of graduates with highly …
7. University of Iowa. Location: Iowa City, Iowa. Percent of graduates with highly coveted …
8. University of California at Los Angeles. Location: Los Angeles, California. Percent of …
9. University of Texas at Austin. Location: Austin, Texas. Percent of graduates with highly …
10. University of Minnesota. Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota. Percent of graduates with highly …

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Best Public Interest Law Schools Accepted Admissions Blog

9 hours ago In its latest edition, The National Jurist releases its rankings of the Best Law Schools for Public Interest Law. The National Jurist bases its rankings on three equally weighted categories: student involvement, curriculum, and financial factors. The top ten are: Northeastern University School of Law; Loyola Law School in Los Angeles; Lewis and Clark College of Law

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Public Interest Law Certificate USF University of San

1 hours ago To earn a Public Interest Law Certificate, a student must (1) complete at least 9 units of course work selected from the list of approved Public Interest Law Certificate elective courses; (2) complete a practicum requirement and community service related to public interest law; and (3) complete an Upper Level Research and Writing Requirement analyzing an issue related to public interest law

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Home New York Law School

1 hours ago For more than 125 years, New York Law School has provided an innovative legal education, delivered by a world-class faculty, in the most important city in the world.

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The Easiest Law Schools to Get Into ThoughtCo

5 hours ago Southern University Law Center takes pride in its diversity: the school ranks #1 for the diversity of its faculty, and it ranks among the top 10 of all law schools for the resources it devotes to minority students. Social justice, civil rights, and the public interest are all at the heart of the school's mission.

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Best Online Bachelor's in Legal Studies 2021

1 hours ago 72%. Online Enrollment. 61%. SUNY Canton, founded in 1906, offers more than 30 bachelor's degrees, with over 450 courses available online. SUNY Canton's bachelor of science in legal studies degree offers students a chance to explore legal research and writing through its online program.

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12 Easiest Law Schools to Get Into in the U.S JDJournal

3 hours ago While the school is easy to get into, it’s not cheap, costing about $49,500 for tuition and fees. On the downside, the law school has a low bar passage rate of about 30% for first-time takers. 8

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Howard University School of Law Awarded $10 Million Grant

9 hours ago Howard University School of Law has been awarded a $10 million grant from the Jerome L. Greene Foundation for the creation and support of the Greene Public Service Scholars Program. The program, a partnership between the foundation and Howard law school, will support and cultivate exceptional law students committed to a career in public service law.

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Public Interest Law: Where Law Meets Social Action (Legal

5 hours ago Public Interest Law: Where Law Meets Social Action (Legal Almanac Series)Robert A Although our assistance is not as cheap as some low-end services, we maintain a strict balance between quality and prices. Our price per page starts at $10. You can get even highly complex assignments cheap if you turn to us early enough.

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Top Law Schools CRUSH The LSAT 2021

5 hours ago 5. Stanford Law School. The Law School at Stanford University is another top-ranked law school. Currently tied with Harvard for the number 2 spot on U.S. News & World Report’s list of best law schools, this school is located in beautiful Palo Alto, California.Stanford Law was an early adopter of law school clinics, in which students get hands-on practice by …

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Law Schools with the Highest Placement Rate in Government

9 hours ago MEMBERSHIP PROGRAMS. Law.com Pro; Law Schools with the Highest Placement Rate in Government & Public Interest Jobs. April 08, 2013 at 07:30 AM.

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InDepth Breakdown of Law School Costs in the United

9 hours ago Law school isn’t cheap. According to a U.S. News report, the average tuition and fees for a private law school during the 2018-2019 school year were $48,869 per year, compared to $40,725 for non-resident law students or $27,591 for residents per year at a public law school.. This means that for the most affordable law schools, the average student …

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Are there any law schools that offer public interest law?

Law schools around the country do not typically offer public interest law degree programs, but some do offer certificates in the area. A number of schools also give students the opportunity to focus their studies in the public interest law arena. A review of a school's curriculum will show its dedication to public interest law.

Where can I go to Law School for free?

Many law schools, experts say, give full-tuition scholarships to students who commit to working in the public sector — for example, the University of Pennsylvania Law School offers the Toll Public Interest Scholars Program.

Which is the cheapest Law School in the United States?

University of the District of Columbia (Clarke) The most affordable school of law in the U.S. (both when it comes to the out-of-state and in-state tuition) is the UDC David A. Clarke School of Law (or UDC Law), which is a part of the University of the District of Columbia.

Where can I get a public interest job?

For many public interest employers their needs can be better met through joint interview programs, such as those YLS participates in with NYU Law School and Equal Justice Works (EJW) in Washington, DC. 3. Is it true you can’t get a public interest job right out of law school?

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