Our Law School Road Trip

We're visiting law schools across the U.S. and documenting our journey

Let’s Go for a Ride

The point is to remember the journey students take when they dare to dream of becoming a lawyer.

Lawdragon CEO Katrina Dewey is visiting all 200-plus law schools in the U.S., with insights, anecdotes and reviews. We’ve visited close to 100 schools so far, starting in Malibu, Calif., at Pepperdine, and traveling to Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, New York, Washington, D.C., Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine. So Far.

THE JOURNEY

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Day 27: Northern Illinois University College of Law Offers Small Size, Low Tuition

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The third of Illinois’ public law schools and the youngest is Northern Illinois University College of Law in DeKalb. It’s one of the smallest law schools in the U.S., with a total enrollment of 265. Its attributes are a very low resident tuition of $22,130 and proximity to Chicago and its suburbs, while offering students a small-town rural setting to learn.

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Day 26: University of Illinois Law School Tops State’s Public Options

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The University of Illinois College of Law in Urbana Champaign is one of the best public law schools in America, and easily the best option in Illinois. Established in 1897, the “downstate” school offers strong academics, an excellent network of 11,000 alums and leadership dedicated to making the school’s future as strong as its past.

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Day 23: Loyola New Orleans Law School Navigating Challenging Straits

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Loyola University New Orleans – College of Law is in challenging times, facing shrinking class size and tight budgets from its parent University. The school has – like other Louisiana law schools – produced its share of power brokers, including from the Landrieu family, one of whom – Judge Madeleine Landrieu ’87 – was recently announced as the next Dean.

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