Fordham University School of Law


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“Fordham Law School is committed to an education that uniquely combines academic excellence, skilled lawyering, and the primacy of ethics and professionalism. Fordham educates lawyers to the highest standards of the legal profession and to the service of others.” (Fordham Law Website) To that end, Fordham Law offers the traditional courses together with a wide variety of electives, a number of centers and institutes, and clinics in 13 practice areas ranging from Dispute Resolution to Urban Policy. In addition, “taking advantage of its New York City location, Fordham Law offers a range of externships and internships that is among the widest in American legal education—more than 250 opportunities at not-for-profit and nongovernmental organizations and in state and federal courts.” (Fordham Law Website)

For those students who may wish to study abroad, Fordham Law provides the opportunity to “spend a semester at one of Fordham Law’s 16 partner institutions around the world while earning credit toward a Fordham J.D. degree.” (Fordham Law Website)

Students interested in dual degrees will be pleased to learn that Fordham Law offers the J.D./M.A. Program; J.D./M.B.A. Program and J.D./M.S.W. Program. In addition, Fordham Law offers five LL.M Programs in the areas of Banking, Corporate & Finance Law; Intellectual Property & Information Technology Law; International Business & Trade Law; International Law & Justice; and U.S. & Comparative Law

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