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QS has released its list of the top 50 law schools in the world.

Summary: QS has released its list of the top 50 law schools in the world.

The QS World University Rankings by Subject for 2015 have been released, which rank schools according to factors such as academic reputation, research citations, and employer reputation.


Many of the QS top law schools in the world were also highly ranked by the U.S. News and World Report. For example, the U.S. News and World Report ranked Yale University as the top law school in the country, with Harvard and Stanford tied for second place, Columbia University and the University of Chicago taking fourth place, and New York University trailing closely behind. According to the Huffington Post, the top seven schools were the exact same as the previous year.

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The top 50 law schools in the world are:

1. Harvard University

Harvard was recently told to update its Title IX procedures.

2. University of Cambridge

3. University of Oxford

4. Yale University

Yale Law Women recently announced its list of the ten most family friendly law firms.

5. New York University

6. Stanford University

A Stanford professor recently created a program to help law students deal with stress.

7. London School of Economics and Political Science

8. The University of Melbourne

9. University of California, Berkeley

10. Columbia University

11. University College London

12. University of Chicago

13. The University of Sydney

14. National University of Singapore

15. The University of New South Wales

16. The Australian National University

17. Kings College London

18. Peking University

19. The University of Hong Kong

20. The University of Tokyo

21. University of Toronto

22. Monash University

23. Leiden University

24. Georgetown University

25. Universite Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne

26. McGill University

27. The University of Edinburgh

28. University of Michigan

29. University of Pennsylvania

30. KU Leuven

31. Cornell University

32. University of California, Los Angeles

33. The University of Auckland

34. University of British Columbia

35. The University of Nottingham

36. Ruprecht-Karls-Universitat Heidelberg

37. Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

38. Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico

39. Duke University

40. Tsingua University

41. Seoul National University

42. The Chinese University of Hong Kong

43. Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat Munchen

44. National Taiwan University

45. Queen Mary University of London

46. Victoria University of Wellington

47. University of Virginia

48. Kyoto University

49. The University of Queensland

50. Utrecht University


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