Yale Once Again Tops U.S. News Law School Rankings
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The U.S. News & World Report rankings for top U.S. law schools was released late Wednesday night and here’s the top 20, which isn’t much changed from a year ago.

Yale continued its dominance atop the rankings and, in fact, the top four schools remain unchanged. University of Chicago, moving up to No. 5, is one of four schools that moved up or down a single spot from a year ago. The other notable change is George Washington University coming in at No. 20. That knocked Boston University, Emory University and University of Minnesota, which tied for the final spot last year, out of the Top 20.

The Top 20


1. Yale Law School

2. Harvard Law School

3. Stanford Law School

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4. Columbia Law School

5. University of Chicago Law School

6. New York University School of Law

7. University of California Berkeley School

7. University of Pennsylvania Law School

9. University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Law School

10. University of Virginia School of Law

11. Duke University School of Law

11.  Northwestern University School of Law

13. Cornell Law School

14. Georgetown University Law Center

15. University of California-Los Angeles

15. University of Texas-Austin School of Law

17. Vanderbilt University School of Law

18 University of Southern California Gould School of Law

19. Washington University School of Law

20. George Washington University


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