Law Schools

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Law libraries and law schools go together, so I decided to add in this great resource which lists all of the accredited law schools in the United States and Canada.

The following list is borrowed from www.lawyeredu.org/aba-accredited-schools.html


Alabama

The following law schools in Alabama hold ABA accreditation as of May 2012:


Alaska

There are currently no ABA-accredited law schools in Alaska.:


Arizona

Three law schools in Arizona currently are ABA-accredited:


Akansas

Just two law schools in Arkansas currently are ABA-accredited:


California

The following California law schools hold ABA accreditation:

State Bar-Accredited law schools in California

Accredited law schools have been approved by the State Bar of California, which oversees and regulates these schools. Law schools in California that are currently approved by the State Bar are:


Colorado

Two law schools in Colorado hold ABA approval as of 2012:


Connecticut

The Connecticut Bar Examining Committee requires that you graduate from a school which it has approved. All ABA-accredited law schools in the United States fall into this category. The Committee has also approved the following two neighboring non-ABA accredited law schools and will accept graduates from these schools for admission to the Connecticut bar:

ABA-Accredited Law Schools in Connecticut
Law schools that are ABA-accredited in Connecticut are:


Delaware

Just one Delaware law school currently holds the distinction of being ABA-accredited:


District of Columbia

The following District of Columbia law schools hold ABA accreditation:


Florida

These Florida law schools hold ABA accreditation:


Georgia


Hawaii

Currently, one law school in Hawaii holds ABA-accreditation:


Idaho


Illinois


Indiana


Iowa


Kansas


Kentucky


Louisiana


Maine


Maryland

Currently, two university law schools in Maryland hold ABA accreditation:


Massachusetts


Michigan


Minnesota


Mississippi


Missouri


Montana


Nebraska


New Hampshire


New Jersey


New Mexico


New York


Nevada


North Carolina


North Dakota


Ohio


Oklahoma


Oregon


Pennsylvania

Below is a list of Pennsylvania law schools holding ABA accreditation, along with the application fee and number of credit hours required to earn a J.D. degree:


Rhode Island


South Carolina


South Dakota


Tennessee


Texas


Utah


Vermont


Virginia


Washington


West Virginia


Wisconsin

Under SCR 40.03, if you graduate with a professional law degree from a law school in Wisconsin that is fully accredited by the ABA, and meet subject matter and credit hour requirements (which will be explained later), you may be admitted to the Wisconsin bar without taking the bar examination. These schools are:


Wyoming


Canadian Provinces

The Barreau du Quebec requires that you graduate from a French civil law school in order to become a licensed lawyer in Quebec. Approved law schools include:

Other provincial law societiesrequire that you graduate from a Canadian common-law university. All schools below except McGill University are common-law schools.

Law schools in Canada include:

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