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most improved bar passage rate in the country for Class of 2019 first-time takers according to ABA numbers listed in preLaw Magazine.


out of 10 Ohio-area law schools in employment in bar pass required and J.D. advantage positions for the Class of 2019


out of 10 Ohio-area law schools in bar passage for July 2019 first-time takers

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    Pete Buttigieg joins Ohio Secretary of State LaRose, U.S. Sen. Brown on virtual election speakers series slate

    Former Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has been added to the University of Dayton School of Law and Human Rights Center's virtual speakers series — Election 2020: A call for civic engagement to promote democracy — as the final keynote speaker Oct. 26. The series is free and open to the public. The series began Sept. 14 with Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose as the featured guest speaker. U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown will be the featured speaker Oct. 23.

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    Law 10.07.20
    Dayton Law Student Wins Award At Major Healthcare Competition

    Online Hybrid J.D. student Sarah Covington and her team finished second at MIT’s Grand Hack.

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    Law 09.21.20
    Former Colombian Constitutional Court Justice and Prominent Constitutional Law Scholar Joins Dayton Law Faculty

    Professor Carlos Bernal is excited to share his experience as a Justice and expertise in constitutional law with students.

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    Law 08.21.20
    Anti-Racism Faculty Resolution

    Read the Anti-Racism Resolution Passed by the University of Dayton School of Law Faculty

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    School of Law, Defense Acquisition University offer path to masters in government contracting and procurement

    Classes U.S. Department of Defense government contracting and procurement employees need to meet certain federal training requirements for their jobs can now receive credits toward a University of Dayton School of Law master's degree thanks to a new agreement between the School of Law and Defense Acquisition University.

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    Law 06.22.20
    Dayton Law Number One In The Country In Bar Passage Improvement

    The University of Dayton School of Law was listed as the school with the country's biggest rise in bar passage rate in the Spring 2020 issue of preLaw Magazine.

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    Law 07.20.20
    School of Law Scholarship Created In Honor Of Sorrell Logothetis

    The scholarship will carry on Logothetis’ legacy of giving back to the community and helping young lawyers.

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    Law 06.15.20
    Dayton Law Second in Ohio in Job Numbers

    The University of Dayton School of Law continues to show strong results when it comes to graduates getting jobs.

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    Law 05.18.20
    Dayton Law Alumni Step Up To Help Out Students During Pandemic

    Alumni are providing a large number of internship opportunities for students this summer.

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    Law 04.06.20
    Court In The Time Of Coronavirus

    Two University of Dayton School of Law students took part in their first ever oral argument by phone at the Ohio Second District Court of Appeals.

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    Law 02.13.20
    Dayton Law Among Best Schools for African Americans

    The University of Dayton School of Law was rated 14th in the country for African Americans by preLaw Magazine in its Winter 2020 issue.

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    Law 09.17.19
    Making the Most of Your Law School Summers

    Law student Zion Savory walked away from his summer internship with more than just legal experience.

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    Law 05.01.19
    Where a Law Degree Can Take You

    A look at how the law can take you to places beyond just a courtroom.

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