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College of Law
  • legal writing conference

    The Center for the Study of Written Advocacy will host a national conference in September.

  • New Law Dean

    The University of Wyoming College of Law welcomes new Dean, Klint W. Alexander!

  • Best Value Law School

    UW College of Law boast one of the most affordable tuition rates in the country. Students graduate with considerably less debt than most other institutions and receive exceptional instruction.


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University of Wyoming's College of Law

The University of Wyoming's College of Law provides graduate students exceptional training and opportunities for gaining personal experience with practicing law.  The UW College of Law is the smallest public law school in the country, but this offers students great advantages!  As a UW Law student you benefit from:

  • Small class sizes, which promote student-faculty interactions and open doors to new opportunities;

  • Six clinics, which give students hands-on experience with case-based law;

  • Externship and internship programs, which give students the ability to gain real world experience before they enter the legal profession;

  • A Law degree without the extravagant price tag; UW Law students take out fewer loans while they receive high-quality training;

  • Law faculty who teach courses while maintaining active law careers in legal research and inquiry, which provides students real-time and grounded insight.

You also benefit from access to information and transparency, including our ABA Standard 509 disclosures and ABA Employment Summary Reports.



Psychology of Persuasion Conference

August 17, 2015 — The Center for the Study of Written Advocacy is hosting a conference on the Psychology of Persuasion.


Message from the Dean

July 1, 2015 — The University of Wyoming College of Law begins a new chapter in its history as Dean Klint Alexander takes the reins July 1, 2015.


College of Law Graduation 2015

May 13, 2015 — The UW College of Law graduation commencement ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 16th, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at the Buchanan Center for Performing Arts.


Energy Law Roadshow

April 24, 2015 — From April-June 2015, University of Wyoming faculty members Tara Righetti and Temple Stoellinger will host educational energy law sessions across Wyoming and in Denver, focusing on emerging issues in oil and gas and energy law and regulation and ethics.

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UW Hires Alexander as Law School Dean

March 24, 2015 — An accomplished scholar with experience in the private sector and government has been selected as the new dean of the University of Wyoming’s College of Law.


Wyoming Team Claims Podium Finish at the National Energy & Sustainability Moot Court Competition

March 20, 2015 — The winning team from the University of Wyoming’s Davis and Cannon Natural Resource Moot Court Competition went on to claim a podium finish at the National Energy & Sustainability Moot Court Competition March 13-15, 2015 in Morgantown, West Virginia.


Litigating Same-Sex Marriage at the Supreme Court

March 16, 2015 — Professor Noah Novogrodsky and University of Wyoming College of Law International Human Rights Clinic student Sam Forshner recently traveled to San Francisco to work on an amicus brief in the equal marriage case scheduled to be heard at the Supreme Court on April 28th.


2015 Honors Banquet

March 13, 2015 — The University of Wyoming College of Law will be hosting the annual Honor’s Banquet on Friday, March 27th, 2015 at the Laramie Country Club.

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UW College of Law and Legal Writing Program ranked in U.S. News and World Report

March 12, 2015 — The University of Wyoming College o f Law has moved up 21 spots in the U.S. News and World Report 2016 rankings of best law schools and is in its highest ranked place of 108th. The College of Law has worked hard for this increase, and the upward trend in the rankings is one that the law school hopes to continue on its path to crack the top 100.


International Moot Court Competition Team Results

March 12, 2015 — The University of Wyoming College of Law team competed in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition in the Rocky Mountain region at Denver University, February 20-21, 2015. The team included Brianne Phillips, Nick Bjorklund, Kayla Spencer, David Demic and Martha Tate.

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