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Admissions Updates During Covid-19

Who is eligible to apply to Rutgers Law School?
Applicants who have earned a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university before the first day of school or who have an equivalent from a foreign institution are eligible. Applicants must also take the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) and register with the Law School Admissions Council (LSAC).

What are the standards for admission?
A candidate is evaluated on a number of factors, including whether the person is likely to succeed, whether he or she would benefit from a legal education at Rutgers Law, and what contributions he or she would make to the legal profession and to the public as members of the bar.

How do applicants present their personal and academic credentials?
Rutgers Law School recognizes that numerical credentials, while useful, do not capture many important factors relevant to a full understanding of an

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Legal Clinics | Rutgers Law

Rutgers’ Award-Winning Legal Clinics Are National Models

Rutgers Law School is a pioneer in clinical education and currently boasts 16 clinics across its two campuses in Newark and Camden where student casework for actual clients is principally supervised by full-time Rutgers Law faculty.

Rutgers clinic students have:

  • Freed wrongfully imprisoned persons
  • Helped qualified immigrants receive asylum
  • Obtained appropriate educational services for children with disabilities
  • Protected victims of domestic violence
  • Formed corporate non-profits
  • Worked on copyrights and trademarks
  • Completed Congressional and public policy research
  • Filed amicus briefs in cases in the nation’s and state’s highest courts
 

Join us October 2, 2020 for the 50th Anniversary of the Rutgers Law Clinical Program

 

Rutgers Law was ranked 19th nationwide by U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 “Best Graduate Schools” law school specialty rankings and is consistently ranked as one of the top clinical programs in the country in annual surveys.

Students in the

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