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College of Law
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    For the second year in a row, the University of Wyoming College of Law has been named as one of the 56 law schools on the practical training honor roll by PreLaw Magazine and the National Jurist for 2016.

  • alaska registration

    Registration is now open for Summer Trial Institute in Alaska! This program is open to law students nationwide!

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    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.

  • Joint Degree Programs, allow students to pursue their Juris Doctor (J.D.) in conjunction with their master’s degree in one of three different fields.

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

News

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Faculty Highlight: Suzie Pritchett

February 11, 2016 — Professor Suzie Pritchett is on a continuing mission to contribute to the internationalization and the promotion of global awareness at the University of Wyoming and within the state of Wyoming.

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UW College of Law Honored as a Best Law School for Practical Training 2016

February 4, 2016 — For the second year in a row, the University of Wyoming College of Law has been named as one of the 56 law schools on the practical training honor roll by PreLaw Magazine and the National Jurist for 2016.

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Wyoming Leads Nation in State Support for Higher Education

January 21, 2016 — A recent article in Inside Higher Ed revealed that Wyoming is the best state in the nation in terms of state funding for higher education. In a recent report done by Young Invincibles, each state received a report card grading its support for public higher education. Wyoming was the only state to receive an ‘A’ grade.

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UW College of Law Graduate Receives National Award, Helps Win Military Case

December 9, 2015 — Maj. Jessica Martz has had quite a year serving as a military attorney.

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Alaska Summer Trial Institute

December 2, 2015 — The University of Wyoming College of Law will be taking its unique trial practice program to Anchorage, Alaska in the summer of 2016. Students from all law schools are invited to participate.

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Clinic Highlight: Victory in Uganda

November 24, 2015 — Last month, the University of Wyoming Center for International Human Rights Law and Advocacy shared in a major legal victory for human rights in Uganda. On October 30th, Uganda’s Supreme Court handed down a landmark decision reinstating a closely watched lawsuit on preventable maternal mortality, which seeks access to justice and the fulfillment of health rights for expectant mothers.

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Student Highlight

November 11, 2015 — Two students in the University of Wyoming College of Law Prosecution Assistance Program (PAP) argued before the Wyoming Supreme Court on Wednesday, October 14, 2015. Bradford Coates and Jonathan Lebsack represented the State of Wyoming.

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Faculty Highlight

November 9, 2015 — Pritchett will give context to contemporary immigration issues in Wyoming and provide an opportunity to discuss the future of immigration in the Cowboy State. Pritchett will give context to contemporary immigration issues in Wyoming and provide an opportunity to discuss the future of immigration in the Cowboy State.

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Faculty Highlight: Jacquelyn Bridgeman

October 28, 2015 — Jacquelyn Bridgeman was awarded the Leadership in Diversity Award at the University of Wyoming.

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You be the Judge

October 28, 2015 — You Be The Judge is an interactive community outreach program designed to educate Wyoming citizens on the purposes and responsibilities of the Wyoming judicial system.

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