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The most recent law school rankings from U.S. News have been released and plenty of movement took place in these rankings compared to the ones released in 2011.

We have published the top 14 schools as ranked by the U.S. News & World Report for 2012. We have also provided you with the change that each school experienced in the list compared to 2011. Take note that there were three schools tied at number seven on this list; Berkeley, University of Pennsylvania and University of Virginia.


1. Yale: same position.
2. Stanford: increased by one position.
3. Harvard: decreased by one position.
4. Columbia: same position.
5. Chicago: same position.
6. NYU: same position.
7. Berkeley: increased by two positions.
7. Penn: same position.
7. UVA: increased by two positions.
10. Michigan: decreased by three positions.
11. Duke: same position.
12. Northwestern: same position.
13. Georgetown: increased by one position.
14. Cornell: decreased by one position.

The remainder of the top 25 schools on the list is as follows, with a couple of the schools tying for the same spot on the list:

15. University of California-Los Angeles

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16. University of Texas-Austin

16. Vanderbilt University

18. University of Southern California (Gould)

19. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

20. George Washington University

20. University of Washington

22. University of Notre Dame

23. Washington University in St. Louis

24. Emory University

24. Washington and Lee University



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