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Top Law School 2008 No.7: University of Texas at Austin School of Law

Aug. 29, 2008
Top Law School 2008 No.7: University of Texas at Austin School of Law



No.7: University of Texas at Austin School of Law
727 E. Dean Keeton St.
Austin, TX 78705
(512) 232-1200
Fax: (512) 471-2765
http://www.utexas.edu/law

Total graduate enrollment 1283
Hispanic graduate enrollment 212
Percent Hispanic graduate enrollment 17%
Total J.D. degrees earned 413
J.D. degrees earned by Hispanics 74
Percent of J.D. degrees earned by Hispanics 18%
Full-time Law school faculty 87
Full-time Law school Hispanic faculty 4
Percent of Law school Hispanic faculty 5%

UT Law educates more Hispanic students than any other top law school in the country. Students have access to a world-class international business and law curriculum, as well as a clinical legal education program that provides opportunities to work in immigration, transnational worker rights, and human rights. UT Law sponsors formal student exchanges in Brazil, Argentina, and Mexico, and hosts prominent Latin American visiting professors. Multiple organizations support the interests of Hispanic students, including the Chicano/Hispanic Law Student Association, the student-edited Texas Hispanic Journal of Law and Policy, and the internationally respected Lozano Long Institute for Latin American Studies at the University of Texas.


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