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Law School is a post-graduate academic program that prepares students for the practice of law.
Answer According to a 2009 report by the National Conference on Bar Examiners and the American Bar Association Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar (link provided), in most states, a felony conviction prior to admission to law school is not an automatic bar to obtaining a license …
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.comGenerally the top 6 are considered to be: Yale Harvard Stanford University of Chicago Columbia NYU  based on the rankings from USnews.com, the top Law Schools are:Yale Harvard Stanford Columbia NYU University of Chicago University of Penn University of Michigan University of Virginia North…
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It would be helpful if you took a test at a local community college for that same degree and pass it with high marks, to prove that you really did it. Also, get a liberal arts degree at a community college, as well as some law-related courses. A job at a law office of some kind, whethere it be greet…
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Practice, practice, practice. Here are some tips that will put you on the fast track to a top score: 1. Take it early. If possible, take the LSAT in October or February of your junior year. This allows you to do the bulk of your studying over the summer or winter break at a more leisurely pace. …
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Answer Columbia University School of Law and NYU School of Law in Manhattan are in competition for that title. They have been switching places for national ranking of 4 and 5 in the US News for a while now.
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Almost any undergraduate major is acceptable. Traditional areas for those who plan to attend law school are political science and criminal justice majors, but it may also be advantagous to have a background in science or engineering. The skills you build studying in those areas translate well in the…
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Answer Most admitted candidates have well over a 3.75 and 172+ at a bare minimum. Even people with 180/4.0 manage to get rejected, so you need more than that - a challenging major, good work or volunteer experience, and an interesting story for your essay.
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you need to go to undergraduate college first and then you can apply to Harvard law school. before that you need to have at least a 3.7 college GPA and you need to take the LSAT (law school admissions test). most accepted applicants at Harvard have a 168/180 (or higher) on their LSAT.
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Answer You should contact the school where you want to go to.
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You do not need to complete law school to open your own business. If you plan on starting law school, you should plan on finishing it. It is not worth the money to stop with half a law degree. A degree in business would be more helpful than a law degree if you wanted to start your own business. Most…
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So you want to be a judge? A bachelor�s degree and work experience usually constitute the minimum requirements for a judgeship or magistrate position. A number of lawyers become judges, and most judges have first been lawyers. In fact, Federal and State judges usually are required to be lawyers. …
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about 7 years including 3-4 years of pre-law then another 4 years of law school. GOOD LUCK :)
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its 11th and third tier in law schools of the country and ranked the top 366 colleges by the Princeton review, as well as #1 top quality education by Princeton review.
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The Law School Admissions Test is taken before applying to law school. The LSAT score and college grades are the primary measurements used by law schools for determining who they will accept.
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Law schools that are a pain to get into you have yale,harvard,stanford, Uc berkley and UMich pretty easy law schools to get into you have uWisconsin, uiowa, uMinnesota, ucolorado and UFloridaCanada: ********and one of the best law schools is in the university of Toronto . I heard that if you want…
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1. Graduate from undergraduate school with a BS or BA.2. Take the LSAT.3. Apply to the schools of your choice.===== To get accepted into law school, start by having excellent grades in high school and throughout university. Then write the LSAT (Law School Admission Test) to determine if you have the…
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There are many. Lawyers routinely graduate from law school and go on to become leaders in business, industry, politics, teaching and writing. These fields are not all inclusive, however, since a law degree can lead to many other jobs assuming one is qualified outside of having a law degree. The law…
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4 year college. 3 years in law school.
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Being admitted into law school is the most difficult part of becoming a lawyer. Getting into law school is becoming harder every year. A major hurdle is the LSAT.
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Answer In general, it doesn't matter what you majored in when it comes to getting into law school. But depending on what type of law you wish to practice, certain majors can be very helpful. For example, if you want to practice intellectual property law (especially patents), a background in s…
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Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) is an important determining factor for getting into law school Take your initial LSAT in your junior year to make sure that you have time if you need to retake the test. Take as many practice tests as possible. All law schools approved by the American Bar Associatio…
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Answer ,6969 a year , not including food 2008-2009 tuition for Harvard Law School (see, http://grad-schools.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-graduate-schools/top-law-schools/rankings/c_final_tier+1) was $41,500.
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Mutual friends are people through whom you connect to other friends. For example, you are friend with Adam, and Adam is friend with Brian. You can connect to Brian through Adam; therefore, Adam is your mutual friend.
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He did not attend Law school, serve as an apprentice, or take a Bar Exam. Abraham Lincoln became a lawyer under an Illinois law enacted in 1833. This law stated that to be a lawyer someone had to "obtain a certificate procured from the court of an Illinois county certifying to the applicant's good…
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Harvard Business School and Harvard Medical School are also very reputable. Although HLS has a reputation because of the book 1L by Scott Turow, its undergraduate institution (like the poster below alluded to) and many of its schools are very difficult to gain admission into in general. Not necessar…
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No, my friend the GPA can and will open doors that a college name can not. My son is #2 in his class in a third teir law school but he has a job offer with a top 5 National law firm and it was his GPA and work ethic that opened that door. I disagree to a large extent. The quality of the school …
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Even the cheapest law schools are very expensive. You can expect to spend at least $20,000 a year on tuition, and many law schools are more than that. You can also expect to spend several hundred dollars a semester on books.
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Yes. There is no specific undergraduate major required for admission into law school.
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You can get into a law school with a 2.5 GPA -- it just won't be a top-noch law school, even if you get a very high LSAT score. Since the competition is so stringent at the top law schools, they get thousands of applications for approximately 200-300 seats and there are enough applicants with very h…
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Long ago there used to be apprenticeships, but today, in order to become a lawyer, an individual needs to go to an accredited ABA law school and pass the bar of at least one state and be sworn in by the highest court of the state.
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No. Touro is terrible and you shouldn't waste your money. If Touro and other comparable schools are the places you're being admitted, don't be an attorney. You will incur massive debt and never get hired, period. If you feel like scraping by making 40k a year with 150k in debt, go for it.
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Harvard law School, Stanford Law School, Yale Law School
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Used $80-$100, new $100-$140
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LSAT range (25 to 75 percentile): 169 to 175. If you have a 169 you probably need very good grades and otherwise a competitive admissions packet.
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Capitalization If it was being used in a sentence such as, "Mr. Brown was studying to be a lawyer; he couldn't wait to get his law degree", you do not capitalize it. I can't think of an example when you would capitalize it. If the word is used of a body of religious law, one would capitalize it,…
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because thats where my heart is
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In the U.S., "lawyer" and "attorney" mean the exact same thing: someone who is licensed to practice law. When you graduate law school, you have a law degree, which is a nice thing to have, but it doesn't make you a lawyer. In almost every state in the U.S., graduating from an accredited law scho…
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Yes! Below follows a few links to some of them. See Related Links See the Related Links for "Law Schools in Chicago" to the bottom for the answer.
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Princeton does have a law school!!!
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Answer Harvard. Harvard? Not with that kind of English. ;)
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Answer 1: Yes.  And the law schools want it that way.  The LSAT, plus the intentional difficulty of the first of the three years of law school, are intended to weed-out those who won't be good lawyers.  So, yes, the LSAT is hard......but, that said, it's not rocket science (or brain s…
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Harvard Law School 1563 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02138
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you need at least a B or better :)
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Europe has many exceptional law schools. Leiden Law School and Amsterdam Law School are both ranked as top law schools in Europe.
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There isn't a Brown Law School. Sorry.
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Harvard Law School would be the best school for the study of law. In order to get in you need to have a good grade point average and lots of money.-ToreyAssuming that there is a such a thing as "the best law school", you would need to set the criteria for rating and then quantify and compare to othe…
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Work hard. You need almost a perfect GPA and LSAT scores. Make sure you get at least a 175 on the LSATs the FIRST TIME you take them. Also Yale only counts the first time you take a class as well so if you got a C+ in a class your freshman year and retake it as a senior the will count the C+. Use th…
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The most obvious answer is: an attorney. After obtaining a law degree from an ABA accredited law school, a person becomes eligable to take a state bar exam and, if they pass the bar exam, may then practice law within that state. An attorney who has passed the bar exam is allowed practice any field o…
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A major is not required for entry into law school, but excellent grades are.
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Yes, if you are of school age. The age varies from state to state, but most require you to be at least 16 and have parental permission before you can drop out.The Supreme Court of the US has for the most part enforced the laws throughout the US. There have been specific rulings regarding the state l…
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There are many organizations that provide LSAT prep classes. Study the LSAT books and take practice exams.
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It may depend upon where you live, but in many U.S. states you first need a four-year degree, then three years of law school (or four years of night school), then the bar exams. There are also "specialists" who first obtain an advanced degree (masters or doctorate, including possibly medicine), gath…
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All GPA's are leveraged against a 4.0 grading scale by LSAC (LSDAS). Your leveraged or adjusted (New) GPA will be posted upon receipt of all transcripts. To qualify for law school admissions (as stated by LSAC) you require a minimum of a 120 LSAT score and a 1.0 adjusted GPA
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The LSAT is very difficult, but it is manageable. The reason for its difficulty is that formal education does not teach you how to answer the questions on the LSAT. The LSAT is intended to test the logical reasoning and writing skills of the test taker. I recommend spending significant amounts of ti…
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A Law? No School Policy which can be enforced, Yes. But its not like someone can put you in handcuffs for not covering your book.
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Yearly tuition at New York University School of Law is $55,000. Room and board are an additional $23,000 which brings the total cost to $78,000.
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That's not a proper question for starters, it's: "What GCSE results will I need to get into law school?" Well, if you want to get into a top university, like Nottingham or Oxford and easily go on and get a job they'll be looking for mostly As/A*s as there's LOTS of competition out there. If you w…
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Answer Yes - however, you may want to check with the regulations of the schools in your area that you may plan on attending. It is not uncommon to redo courses in law school that have not been passed. Just like the bar exam - sometimes individuals fail mutiple times until passed. Good Luck! Yes…
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Your GPA really doesnt matter, as long as its not too low- so anything above 3-3 or 3-4 should be fine. However, you will need an LSAT score that is at least the high 160s and higher.
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CONCENTRATION It's important because if you're talking while the instructor is speaking or while having class, you are disrupting others and their concentration. Some people want to learn. Talk on your own free time. Your teacher will also get mad at you if they catch you talking in class. Getti…
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For any legitimate law school, the answer is no. You have to have earned a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university typically as a requirement and I've never heard of a law school allowing someone in based on a stellar LSAT score alone. At the most difficult law schools, you're com…
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First year law students are, in most law schools, required to take Criminal Law, Contracts, Property, Torts, Civil Procedure and Constitutional Law, as well as one or two optional subjects. Most second and third year subjects are optional.
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Yes, a person can get a bachelor's degree in law. It would be in various areas like law enforcement, legal studies, law and society, etc.
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Answer Search online for law school rankings. Find the listing for the school that you want to attend and look at the LSAT range, which will be the range from the 25th to 75th percentile of the school's last entering class. You will probably need to score in or above this range in order to be acc…
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Yes, states have laws requiring education.
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in UK and usa, law school courses last three years while in continental Europe their duration is four-year.
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FURTHER EDUCATION IS THE BOMB! DO IT!!!While a criminal record itself would not prevent you from obtaining a university degree, when it comes to getting a job in the field of your study, it will come to bite you. You could have completed a bachelors degree in nursing and even with a labour shortage …
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2007-2008 candidates should probably aim for 3.5-3.8 GPA / 167+ LSAT.
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Depends on the school you go to. Most law school suggest you don't have a job while enrolled because of the work load.
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There are no prerequisite subjects for law school. Law schools hardly ever look at what subjects a student took in high school. For that matter, they are seldom interested in what subjects a student took in university. What they are interested in is a student's grades and their LSAT score.
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Law school is a graduate program, so you would need a BA, perhaps in the field of law that you wish to go into. During high school, classes in speech, debate and literature, among others would help you develop your verbal skills, which is what you need for that field.
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There are no specific required courses. It requires a bachelor's degree of some type.
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On average an attorney makes $83,139 a year in the United States
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If you want to do well in law school, follow these instructions:1. Read all the assigned material thoroughly before attending class.2. Attend all classes.3. Take good notes.4. Start preparing for exams no later than halfway through the term.
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Absolutely! Those who apply to law school come from a variety of majors. Remember there is no such thing as a bachelors degree in law, and neither is there any such thing as a major in pre-law. Some institutions indicate they have pre-law programs, but it is just a way to endure the student takes th…
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Answer Business law civics and free enterprise. In the United States, there are no high school courses that will help you get into law school. There are actually no specific college courses that are required. The only requirement in most law schools is that you have completed a Bachelor's degree…
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Actually, Canadian Law degrees are not ABA approved, so it may or may not be possible depending on the particular state you want to practice in. Only Massachusetts and New York recognize Canadian degrees as equivalent to their own, and will thus allow a graduate of a Canadian law school to sit for t…
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Answer No, however, most law schools require you to have a bachelors degree prior to enrollment.
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Answer 1:  Law school generally takes three years of full-time study, although there are a few two-year programs available (such as Northwestern, Dayton, and Southwestern).Answer 2:  There is no single answer that is accurate for the entire United States.  Law is a profession that is …
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There are a number of subjects needed to study law. Some of the common ones include language, maths, civics and law among others.
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There are no age requirements. The only requirement (in the US) is that you have an undergraduate degree, and meet the admission requirements.
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A pre-professional degree in law is definitely the best route to go. For Bachelor's degrees though it is best to get a degree in Political Science, Economics, English, or History. Some people will tell you philosophy, but that assumption has become more mythic than based in reality. Getting a B.…
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If you are asking if Stanford has a law school the answer is yes. It is ranked 3rd in the country.
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Here is some information on the law school application process: http://lawschool.about.com/od/applicationprocess/u/Applications.htm
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Political science is most common. This means government classes, they will be specified after you start taking classes at your school. I currently go to Raymond Walters in Blue Ash, OH and it is a two year program to get you started for The University of Cincinnati, my degree at this school is 'pre-…
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Abraham Lincoln had less than 12 months, total in education as a youth. Each school he attended on the frontier, was very small and most often, taught orally. Thus, these schools got the nickname, "blab" schools.He didn't. His step mother taught him to read, and his father didn't see any need for hi…
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While a good fundamental understanding of the law would certainly help, law school is not a prerequisite to being a detective. Neither police nor private detectives need a law school education for them to be qualified in their field (though it would often be helpful if they did).
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While it only takes a mere 8 years of formal education to learn the legal procedures, and precedents, to learn to maintain oxygen levels while feeding at such depths can take a lifetime.
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Answer Depends on the school. Most require Bachelors degrees, however, there are some schools that will admit students with AA or AS degrees
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On average, it takes around three years of postgraduate study to earn an international law degree. This is on par with other types of law degrees.
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Check law school rankings, which will show you the 25-75% range for a particular school. I'd work on getting that LSAT score up, though. A 3.85 GPA generally correlates with a higher LSAT score. None that will actually get you a job as a lawyer when you graduate. Unless you want to go to law schoo…
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Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 makes it illegal for programs that receive Federal funds to discriminate against people with disabilities. This also requires schools to make classes, programs and activities accessible to all.
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Answer Standford is on of the top law schools in the nation. If you're in college right now, you'd better hope that your grades are in the 3.7 or above range. All ABA accredited law schools require you to take the LSAT. Obviously, some law schools require higher scores than others. The lowest po…
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