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College of Law
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    The University of Wyoming offers an exceptional legal education at an affordable price with boundless opportunities for practical training!

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    The University of Wyoming College of Law’s faculty boasts expertise in nearly every area of the law. Their dedication to scholarship is matched by their commitment to teaching.

  • Practical Training

    At UW Law, students can participate in clinics that represent clients, prepare legal documents, and appear in court under the supervision of an experienced faculty member. Our students interact with a diverse group of outstanding lawyer-educators with extensive experience and legal expertise in our cutting-edge trial advocacy institute.

 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Students Compete at the National Environmental Moot Court Competition

February 24, 2015 — The student team representing the University of Wyoming College of Law at the National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition, hosted by the Pace University Law School, had a successful run competing this past weekend, Feb. 19-21, 2015.

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Law School Client Counseling Team Earns Second Place at Regional Competition

February 17, 2015 — The University of Wyoming College of Law sent two student teams to compete at the Regional Client Counseling Competition on February 7-8 in Eugene, Oregon. The two teams were comprised of second-year students Jasmine Fathalla and Jeff Van Fleet as one team and third-year students Julian Bendinelli and Tyler Renner as the second team.

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UW College of Law Recognized as a Best Law School for Practical Training

February 13, 2015 — The University of Wyoming College of Law has been ranked in the top tier of best law schools for practical training by PreLaw Insider.

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CSWA Call for Proposals

January 28, 2015 — The Center for the Study of Written Advocacy of the University of Wyoming College of Law and the Department of Psychology of the University of Wyoming invite proposals for presentations at the first Psychology of Persuasion Conference, to be held September 18-19, 2015 at the University of Wyoming College of Law in Laramie, Wyoming.

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