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Harvard Law School

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How can you get into Harvard Law School?

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Harvard Law School Personal Statement

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The HLS Class of 2017 celebrates Commencement

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Inside Harvard Law School

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Single Mom Graduates From Harvard Law After Taking Exam While in Labor

Harvard Law School is one of the professional graduate schools of Harvard University located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Founded in 1817, it is the oldest continuously operating law school in the United States and one of the most prestigious in the world. The school is ranked third by the U.S. News & World and Report. Its acceptance rate was 15.4% in the 2013–14 admissions cycle, and its yield rate of 66.2% was the third-highest of any law school in the United States. It is ranked first in the world by the 2017 QS World University Rankings and the 2017 ARWU Shanghai Ranking.
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