The University of Texas - School of Law

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Founded in 1883, the University of Texas School of Law is one of the oldest law schools in the nation. The law school offers a wide array of courses and students have the advantage of diverse opportunities to study abroad through exchanges or internships. UT Law offers a large number of elective courses and seminars of varying class sizes, with some classes having as few as seven students. The small-group program for first-year students ensures individual attention, and the upper classes are offered a wide range of seminars, colloquia, and clinics. Clinical programs in National Security, Immigration, Children’s Rights, Mental Health, Criminal Law, Supreme Court, Housing, and Trial Advocacy allow students to work on cases, with supervision.

The law school offers three study-abroad programs to JD students. The programs are designed for students to study at a foreign institution during the fall semester of their third year. Students can do semester in London Program that runs from September to December. There are law schools of different countries offer Exchange Program with students of the law school. The Ad Hoc Program covers student-initiated study abroad programs. Students may propose a course of study at any law school in the world offering a first degree in law.

UT Law’s Tarlton Law Library is the seventh-largest academic law library in the United States. It offers a comprehensive American law collection as well as a large foreign and international law collection in several interdisciplinary areas of study. Tarlton has been a Federal Depository Library since 1965. The Government Documents department collects all Congressional publications and selected law-related titles from the Executive and Judicial branches of the US government.

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