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Originally named the Hugh F. Culbertson School of Law,[4] the University of Alabama School of Law is located in Tuscaloos The Junior Culverhouse Alabama" target="_blank">Tuscaloosa, Alabama is home to Alabama's only public law school (University of Alabama School of Law[5][6]), which boasts a national ranking in the top tier of law schools[7]. There are a total of five law schools in the state, and only three of them hold ABA accreditation, making this one of the three that are the best options. Nine months after graduation, 84% of Alabama's Class of 2017 had secured full-time, long-term jobs that required a Juris Doctorate, per the state's official 2017 ABA disclosures. A further 8 Only 4% of the 2017 graduating class found jobs that favored their Juris Doctorate. [8]

About 383 Juris Doctor candidates spent the 2018-2019 academic year at Alabama Law. The class of 2021 comes from 62 different undergraduate schools across 25 different states, and the student-to-faculty ratio is 6 to 1. 3 to 1 [9]

Academics [ edit ]

The Juris Doctor (JD) program at the University of Alabama School of Law is among the nation's D ) in addition to Master of Laws (LL.M." target="_blank">LL.M." target="_blank">LL.M.) degrees in International Law, Tax Law, and Business Law. A combined Juris Doctor (J.D.) and Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program can be completed in four years through a partnership with the Manderson Graduate School of Business. Several graduate degrees are available to students through dual enrollment programs at M A or Ph D with a Master's Degree in Political Science P A , Ph D Finance, or LL M regarding Taxes You can also earn a certificate in International and Comparative Law, Governmental Affairs, or Public Interest Law.

Over time, admission requirements have become more stringent. The median LSAT score for the incoming class of 2021 is 164, and the median undergraduate GPA is 3. 88 In terms of these indicators, the median is 165 and the 25th and 75th percentiles are 3, respectively. 95, 157, 3, etc. As a pair, they make up a total of 42. [9]

According to Alabama statute, any student who shows interest must be given the chance to attend a law clinic at least once before they graduate. It's a promise made by only a handful of law schools across the country. [10]

  • Youth with disabilities in Alabama's juvenile justice system are supported by the Children's Rights Clinic's collaboration with the state's Disabilities Advocacy Program. [11]
  • As the state's first and longest running legal aid program, the Civil Law Clinic at the University of Alabama is committed to serving the civil legal needs of its student body and surrounding community at no cost. Over 200 cases per year are dealt with by students in the civil clinic. [12]
  • In both bench and jury trials, the Criminal Defense Clinic defends low-income defendants charged with misdemeanors and felonies. [13]
  • Tuscaloosa County, Alabama's Domestic Violence Clinic provides comprehensive services to victims of domestic violence. Comprehensive legal services are provided by clinic students, who also engage in community outreach and education. [14]
  • Small businesses, startups, and nonprofits can get free transactional legal services from the Entrepreneur & Nonprofit Clinic. In addition to drafting and negotiating agreements, the suite of services also includes assistance with registering with relevant authorities. [15]
  • Family disputes can be settled more quickly and with less emotional trauma through the Mediation Law Clinic's alternative to the adversarial litigation process. [16]

Publications [ edit ]

As of 2007, Alabama Law Review (ALR) was ranked #36 by Jarvis & Coleman "on the basis of the prominence of their lead article authors." This is a staggering jump of 63 places from where we were ten years ago in the rankings, as shown by [17]. According to ExpressO, UC Berkeley's manuscript submission service, the ALR was the tenth most popular journal in terms of "number of manuscripts received" in 2015-2016. According to Washington and Lee's methodology, ALR received 46th place in 2015 for total citations and total score. [19] These represent jumps of 10 and 26 places, respectively, over the previous 5 years.

Journal experience is a requirement for about 40% of graduating students. The percentage is above the national average but lower than many of Alabama's comparable schools.

Employment [ edit ]

Official 2017 ABA-required disclosures from the state of Alabama reveal that 83 Only 2% of 2016 graduates found full-time, long-term jobs that did not require bar passage within nine months of graduation. 2017's Law School Transparency underemployment score for the state of Alabama was 7. 9 months after receiving their diplomas, 6 percent of the Class of 2017 were either unemployed, enrolled in graduate school, or working in a job that did not require a four-year commitment or at least a bachelor's degree. [24]

Work Opportunities for 2017 ABA Grads [25] Job Description Percentage Currently Working - Must Pass Bar Exam 84% Jobholding - J D Advantage 8.4% Currently Working in a Reputable Profession 0.0% Currently Working in a Non-Professional Capacity 0.8% Possibility of Employment 0.0% Pursuing Postgraduate Studies Completely 2.3% Excluded from Initial Hire Date: Unemployed 0.8% Jobless and Not Looking 1.5% Jobless and Looking for Work 1.5% Jobless or Uncertain 0.0% 131 Students Have Completed Their Degrees

Costs [ edit ]

The total cost of attending the University of Alabama School of Law for the 2018-2019 academic year is $23,920 for in-state students and $42,180 for out-of-state students. Discounts were given to 69.2% of students during the 2017-2018 school year, while 30% did not. Only 8% of buyers actually forked over the total asking price. According to Law School Transparency, the full three-year cost of attendance, when financed by debt, is $157,785 for residents and $231,042 for nonresidents. [26]

Famous alums [ edit ]

  • U.S. Senator and Supreme Court Associate Justice Hugo Black (1937-1971[27]).
  • Although author Harper Lee spent many years there, she never graduated. (1930–2016)[28]
  • A representative from Alabama (1915–1933), Edward B. Almon ([29]).
  • Senator James B. Allen of Alabama (1969-1978)[30].
  • Mel Allen, the original host of This Week in Baseball and the man known as the "Voice of the New York Yankees,"[31]
  • John W. Abercrombie was the president of the University of Alabama from 1902 to 1911 and a member of Congress from Alabama (1913 to 1917)[32].
  • Spencer Bachus, representative of Alabama's 6th congressional district (1993-present)[33].
  • Alabama Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel A. Beatty (1976-1989).
  • U.S. Supreme Court clerk and 1978 graduate Charles J. Cooper worked for Chief Justice William Rehnquist. S In Washington, D.C., where he worked at the Supreme Court and established the law firm Cooper & Kirk, C
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit Judge Emmett Ripley Cox,[34]
  • Miss Alabama 2003: Catherine Crosby
  • Southern Poverty Law Center co-founder Morris Dees[35].
  • Representative Paul DeMarco (R-Alabama)[a href="MY_REDIRECT_PREFIX" target="_blank">citation needed/span>]
  • Fuller, Mark Everett (J D U.S. District Judge for the Middle District of Alabama from 1985 until his forced resignation in 2015[36].
  • A href="MY_REDIRECT_PREFIX" target="_blank">span>citation needed/span> Millard Fuller, founder of Habitat for Humanity.
  • The journalist, political consultant, and writer Victor Gold[37]
  • Alabama's 27th chief justice, Perry O. Hooper, Sr. [38]
  • Justice Frank Minis Johnson of the Eleventh U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals[39].
  • Alabama's first female attorney was Maud McLure Kelly[40].
  • [a href="MY_REDIRECT_PREFIX" target="_blank">span>citation needed/span>] Claude R. Kirk, Jr., (Class of 1949), former governor of Florida.
  • Bert Nettles (Class of 1960), lawyer in Birmingham, and Republican state representative from Mobile in the Alabama House of Representatives (1969–1974)[41].
  • Ala.'s perennial gubernatorial hopeful Shorty Price
  • Civil rights attorney and former Alabama attorney general and lieutenant governor Bill Baxley[42].
  • Former Senator and current U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions S Alabama's senator (1997-2017) [43]
  • Strong S. Shealy was Alabama's starting quarterback during their 1978 and 1979 national championship seasons. [44]
  • The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals (Robert Smith Vance)[45].
  • The Honorable Hugo Black of the United States Supreme Court had David Vann, a member of the Class of 1951, as his law clerk. S Alabama's highest court and the mayor of Birmingham
  • Former Alabama governor and political figure George Wallace[46].
  • Former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice and Republican U.S. Senate nominee Roy Moore won the state's special election on December 12, 2017.
  • Former United States District Court judge Junius Foy Guin, Jr. (1947) for the Northern District of Alabama.
  • Public defender and reality show hopeful Nick Wilson[48]

References [ edit ]

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  2. ^ Alabama's State University
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  4. ^ According to the article, "UA trustees vote to return Culverhouse Jr. donation, remove name from law school." WSFA June 7, 2019 Retrieved June 7, 2019
  5. ^ Hugh F. Culverhouse Jr. Honored with Naming of University of Arizona Law School and $26.5 Million Gift law ua edu College of Law, University of Arizona Date: September 20, 2018 Retrieved 2018-09-20
  6. ^ Report of Staff Data (20 September 2018) Hugh Culverhouse Jr., a developer based in Sarasota, has given millions to the University of Alabama's law school. heraldtribune com The Herald-Tribune of Sarasota Retrieved 2018-09-20
  7. ^ Alabama's University is Listed Among the Top Graduate Schools. U S Information and World News Retrieved 2011-05-14
  8. ^ a b "Graduate Employment Report 2017" (PDF)
  9. ^ a b Short Summaries UA's Law Campus Retrieved 2019-03-14
  10. ^ "Legal Education" The Law School of the University of Alabama Retrieved 2010-08-28
  11. ^ The University of Alabama School of Law's Children's Rights Clinic. www law ua edu Retrieved 2019-03-14
  12. ^ The University of Alabama's College of Law hosts a "Civil Law Clinic." www law ua edu Retrieved 2019-03-14
  13. ^ The University of Alabama's Criminal Defense Clinic is affiliated with the school's Department of Law. www law ua edu Retrieved 2019-03-14
  14. ^ The University of Alabama School of Law's Domestic Violence Law Clinic. www law ua edu Retrieved 2019-03-14
  15. ^ The University of Alabama's Law School hosts a "Entrepreneurship & Nonprofit Clinic." www law ua edu Retrieved 2019-03-14
  16. ^ Reference: "Mediation Law Clinic | University of Alabama School of Law" www law ua edu Retrieved 2019-03-14
  17. ^ Ten Years After Ranking Law Review Articles by Author Reputation (PDF) Journal of the Law Libraries p  577
  18. ^ "The Best Legal Periodicals of 2015–2016" (PDF) Bepress
  19. ^ "Journal of Legal Studies: Submissions and Evaluation" The Law Program at WashU Date of original upload: March 7, 2006 Retrieved 2016-06-07
  20. ^ "Alabama Law Review on Civil Rights and Liberties" A Legal Education at the University of Alabama Retrieved 13 October 2015
  21. ^ To cite this publication as: "Alabama Law Review"1 The Law School at the University of Alabama Retrieved 13 October 2015
  22. ^ "Review of the Profession of Law" Legal Education at the University of Alabama Retrieved 13 October 2015
  23. ^ Journal Title: "Review of Law and Psychology" Alabama Law Campus of the University of Alabama Retrieved 13 October 2015
  24. ^ Profile of the University of Alabama
  25. ^ "ABA Employment Snapshot Reports for Schools"
  26. ^ a b "Finances"
  27. ^ Black, Hugo The United States Congress Biographical Directory Retrieved Friday, December 15 2012
  28. ^ A.K.A. "Harper Lee"1 The United States Congress Biographical Directory Retrieved Wednesday, December 15 2012
  29. ^ (Edward B.) Almon U.S. Congress Biographical Directory. Retrieved Friday, December 15 2012
  30. ^ As James Allen The United States Congress Biographical Directory Retrieved Friday, December 15 2012
  31. ^ M. Allen Mel Communications Network for the Next Generation of Soylent Retrieved Saturday, December 15 2012
  32. ^ Assigned the name "John W. Abercrombie"1 The United States Congress Biographical Directory Retrieved Monday, December 15 2012
  33. ^ To be more specific, "Spencer Bachus." The United States Congress Biographical Directory Retrieved the fifteenth of December 2012
  34. ^ Cox, Emmett Ripley Encyclopedia of Federal Judges Retrieved Thursday, December 15 2012
  35. ^ Robert Carla Monroe Find out more about the life of American civil rights attorney Morris Dees by reading his biography. Britannica com Retrieved 2017-04-24
  36. ^ Fuller, Mark E., Federal Courts of the United States 2008 Retrieved 2008-05-17
  37. ^ Article about Victor Gold from the June 29, 2007 issue of Bill Moyers' Journal
  38. ^ ]Perry O. Hooper, Sr." Department of Archives and History of Alabama Retrieved December 15th, 2002 2012
  39. ^ Title: "Frank Minis Johnson"1 Historical Records Service of Alabama Retrieved The fifteenth of December. 2012
  40. ^ Paul McWhorter Pruitt Jr. (March 13, 2007) There is no such person as "Maud McLure Kelly." Dictionary of Alabama Retrieved On the 29th of February, 2016
  41. ^ Title: "Bert Nettles Oral History Interview, July 13, 1974" docsouth unc edu Retrieved May 27, 2014
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  43. ^ Mr. Jeff Sessions USA Today Retrieved 8 Feb 2017
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  46. ^ In reference to: "George Wallace"1 Organization of State Governors Retrieved Friday, December 15 2012
  47. ^ This article's title should read: "Foy Guin - Ballotpedia." Retrieved 2016-07-11
  48. ^ With thanks to our editor, Erin Cox "SOLE SURVIVOR: Williamsburg's Nick Wilson wins 37th season of 'Survivor'"The 37th season of "Survivor" has been won by Nick Wilson, a resident of Williamsburg. Journal of the City of Richmond Retrieved 2018-12-21

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