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Most Important Law Universities

People who are willing to pursue a degree in law must choose the right law schools. The location of the University is also very important because this may restrict the graduate to practice in only certain locations.

The University Of Texas School Of Law has received certification from ABA. This university was founded in the year 1883. Master degree programs in law and Juris doctor degree programs are available in this university. It is one among the top twenty law universities in the nation with a good reputation. US News & World report has ranked this University as top 15 in the nation. This University consists of several departments like accounting, admissions, alumni and friends, career services, communications, financial aid, human resources, law library, law school writing center, law technology services, publications, room reservations and special events, student affairs, continuing legal education and office of student life.

U.S. News and World Report have started publishing the annual rankings of the law universities from the year 1987. Yale University's Law School has always been in the top spot in their rankings starting from the beginning. It was founded in the year 1824. It offers several law degree programs like JD program, LLM, doctoral J.S.D and M.S.L. About 3,000 students send applications to this college every year. The average median grade point for the applicants are usually 3.9. YLS student body consists of 659 students. These students come from 45 different states and 30 different countries. Teachers are appointed in large numbers in this university. The ratio of student to teacher is 6.8 to 1. The location of this university is New Haven, Connecticut. Over 200 courses are available here. The students must complete their prerequisite training in the first year. They can choose their desired course during the second and third year. Grades are not offered by this University.

The University Of Cambridge Faculty Of Law is the second oldest University of England. It is the finest University of Europe. The rankings provided by the Times Higher Education--QS World University in the year 2009 rated this university as the Second Best University in the globe next to Harvard University. It is located in the outside part of the town center of Cambridge. Five law degree programs are offered by here. They are B.A, LLM, M.Litt, PhD and L.L.D. All these degree programs are offered in the law stream. A summer school program is also conducted here. Over 100 students from different nations participate in this program. This program is useful for attaining a basic knowledge about the legal systems of English. Over 700 students study in this University during each academic year. The students are required to attend the Cambridge Law Test.

Harvard Law University is the top most legal institution in the globe. It is situated in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Students from 70 different nations study here. The number of students attending this University each year exceeds over 1,900. The numbers of full time professors in this University is 100. Apart from this, 150 visiting professors also serve in this University. Some of the popular students of Harvard University includes Barack Obama, the current president of US and Rutherford B.Hayes. Rutherford is the 19th president of US. The students of Harvard Law University excel in various fields like journalism, media, business, writing and also trained athletes.