VLS ranked number one for environmental lawStaff Report | March 18,2013SOUTH ROYALTON — Vermont Law School was ranked number one in environmental law in U.S. News and World Report’s 2014 best graduate schools issue.
It marks the fifth year in a row that Vermont Law School has been recognized by the magazine as the best law school in the nation.
Vermont Law School has been ranked number one or number two by the magazine for environmental law since 1991 and has been ranked number one for 16 of those 23 years.
“This ranking reaffirms that VLS is a school with national impact on one of the most important issues of our time,” President and Dean Marc Mihaly said. “I am extremely proud of the entire VLS community for their hard work and commitment to our environmental curriculum, clinics and institutes.”
Vermont Law School is a private, independent institution that offers a juris doctor curriculum, two master’s degrees (Master of Environmental Law and Policy, and Master of Energy Regulation and Law) and three post-JD degrees (LLM in American Legal Studies, LLM in Energy Law, and LLM in Environmental Law). For more information, visit www.vermontlaw.edu.MORE IN This Just InTODAY'S WEATHER MINUTE: Rutland Herald content editor Rich Alcott shares local weather information and easily digestible news tidbits: Tibetans' ability to breathe and absorb oxygen at high altitude might have been inherited from their ancient ancestors. 0Rutland Herald content editor Rich Alcott shares local weather information and easily digestible... Full StoryTOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: Vt. Yankee $10M revolving fund discussed, troubles at the Mission, MSJ's new principal, teens carve marble in West Rutland. 0Rutland Herald Editor Rob Mitchell and staff writer Bryanna Allen discuss some of the stories... Full StoryThe Associated Press Full Story
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