U.S. Law Schools

There are hundreds of law schools in the U.S., even more if you count schools not accredited by the American Bar Association. With all of these programs out there, how do you find the right one for you? Let FindLaw be your guide as you narrow down your search. The U.S. Law Schools section of FindLaw for Law Students provides helpful information on law schools by state. It also has articles and resources to help you learn more about the bar exams of various states, an important consideration when it comes to deciding where you go to school and where you want to practice in the future. Although you might feel a little overwhelmed with all of the information, you're not alone. FindLaw is here to help you plot your next steps as you start on this exciting new journey.

U.S. Law Schools Articles
    • Iowa Law Schools

      Did you know that the University of Iowa was one of the earliest American law schools to grant law degrees to women and African Americans? If you're interested in going to law school in the Hawkeye State, which is home to a top-50 law school, this article is here to help.

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    • Louisiana Law Schools

      Louisiana has the distinction of being the only state whose legal system is based on French civil law instead of English common law. Louisiana is also home to Tulane University, which has been ranked among the top 50 law schools in the nation. Read on for more information and resources on law schools in Louisiana.

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    • Idaho Law Schools

      If you're an outdoor person considering the indoor sport of law school, you might consider a school near some natural escapes. Although Idaho doesn't have many law schools to choose from, it does offer a variety of outdoor adventures to balance your law school life.

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    • North Dakota Law Schools

      It may be a surprise, but North Dakota has been ranked among the happiest states, even edging out Hawaii. It's not a bad place to go to law school, as it has one of the more affordable schools and a favorable legal job market.

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    • Vermont Law Schools

      Did you know that Vermont not only existed as its own country before joining the United States, but also had the first state constitution prohibiting slavery? If you want to study law in a state with a fascinating legal history, check out the Vermont Law School here in this article.

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    • Wyoming Law Schools

      While your choice of Wyoming law schools is limited to one university, your opportunities at the University of Wyoming College of Law are not. With a robust number of clinics and special programs offered to second and third year students, it is worth giving this school serious consideration.

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    • Rhode Island Law Schools

      Roger Williams University School of Law (RWU) is home to a number of pro bono opportunities and programs tailored to the public interest-minded law student. If you are thinking of going to this Rhode Island private law school, learn more by reading our article.

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    • West Virginia Law Schools

      West Virginia's sole law school, West Virginia University College of Law, boasts a number of unique programs in addition to regular first and second year classes. If you are thinking of attending law school here, check out our article to learn more.

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    • Nebraska Law Schools

      In the "Cornhusker State," you'll have a choice of two law schools to attend. Learn more about Creighton School of Law, a small, private Jesuit university, and the University of Nebraska College of Law, a public school located in the capital city of Lincoln.

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    • Maine Law Schools

      If you are looking to go to law school in the "Pine State," you'll only have one option: the University of Maine School of Law. Learn more about seaside-located school including tuition, curriculum, notable alumni, and more.

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