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Day 47: Albany Law School Offers History & Connections

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Though one of New York’s smallest law schools with a total student body of 380 in the state capitol, Albany Law School packs a punch. It claims to be the oldest independent law school in the U.S., has produced a president, two U.S. Supreme Court Justices, numerous members of New York’s highest appellate court – and let’s not forget Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Megyn Kelly.

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Day 46: Pace Law School An Environmental Standout

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About 30 miles north of Manhattan, you arrive at an American Revolutionary War battlefield in White Plains. It’s always astounding how quickly after leaving the city you can find leaves and history, traffic permitting. There, you’ll find Pace Law School (now the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace) in a mishmash of buildings in a residential neighborhood. It’s an interesting school that clearly tries harder.

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Day 45: Touro Law School Offers Suburban Option, Diverse Alum

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It’s hard to fault Touro for wanting to provide legal education in Suffolk County, just an hour or so outside of the global center of lawyering. And there are many positives about the school, including the opportunity to attend law school adjacent to Suffolk County’s center of law and government. The school is one of the newer New York law schools, and offers a more cost-effective alternative to Manhattan schools.

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Day 40: Cardozo Law Makes its Mark in IP, Dispute Resolution, Innocence Project

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The Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University is one of Manhattan’s six law schools, and by far the youngest, with its first graduating class in 1979. Since then, it has built pathways to careers for more than 13,000 graduates who work in big firms, public interest, legal aid, financial services and government. One of its signature achievements is The Innocence Project, which has helped more than 350 wrongfully convicted men and women win release.

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