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Encyclopedia > Seton Hall University School of Law

Seton Hall University School of Law is part of Seton Hall University, the Catholic University of New Jersey, and is located in downtown Newark. Seton Hall Law is one of only three Law schools in New Jersey (the others being the two locations of Rutgers University's law schools) and is the only private law school in the state. For other uses of the name Seton Hall see Seton Hall Seton Hall University is a Roman Catholic university in South Orange, New Jersey, 14 miles (23 km) from New York City. ... Official language(s) None, English de facto Capital Trenton Largest city Newark Area  Ranked 47th  - Total 8,729 sq mi (22,608 km²)  - Width 70 miles (110 km)  - Length 150 miles (240 km)  - % water 14. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The Brick City Location Map of Newark in Essex County Coordinates , Government County Essex Founded/Incorporated 1666/1836 Mayor Cory Booker, term of office 2006–2010 Geographical characteristics Area     City km²  (26. ... // This is a list of law schools in the United States. ... Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is the largest institution for higher education in the U.S. state of New Jersey. ...


Its location is very convenient to commuters, as it is 1.5 blocks from Penn Station Newark and a 20 minute ride to Manhattan. Pennsylvania Station (Newark) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... The Borough of Manhattan, highlighted in yellow, lies between the East River and the Hudson River. ...


Seton Hall is noted as having the highest bar passage rates in New Jersey in recent years. As such, it was recently ranked the second highest in the state by U.S. News & World Report's Annual Ranking, rising 13 spots from 83rd to a tie for 70th among all ABA-approved law schools in the nation[1]. U.S. News & World Report is a weekly newsmagazine. ...

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History

Seton Hall University School of Law was founded in 1954 and was fully accredited by the American Bar Association in 1955. The school is part of Seton Hall University. American Bar Associations Washington, DC office The American Bar Association (ABA) is a voluntary bar association of lawyers which is not specific to any jurisdiction in the United States. ... For other uses of the name Seton Hall see Seton Hall Seton Hall University is a Roman Catholic university in South Orange, New Jersey, 14 miles (23 km) from New York City. ...


Program

The J.D. degree program of 86 credits can be pursued as a day student in 3 years or as a part-time evening student in 4 years. Juris Doctor (J.D.) is a first degree in law offered by universities in a number of countries, most notably the United States. ...


Students

Many students commute from around the New York-Metropolitan area; however, the Union Building, Renaissance Towers, and 1180 all house Seton Hall Law students.


The current 1L class, the class of 2009, has 365 students. They come from all over the world and are of many races, religions, faiths, and backgrounds.


References

  1. ^ America's Best Graduate Schools 2007: Top Law Schools, U.S. News & World Report, accessed July 12, 2007

U.S. News & World Report is a weekly newsmagazine. ... July 12 is the 193rd day (194th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 172 days remaining. ... 2007 (MMVII) will be a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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