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Temple Law Ranked 17th Among Top 25 Law Schools Nationally for Black Law Students

Temple Law has been ranked 17th among the top 25 law schools nationally for black law students in the 2014 Black Student's Guide to Law Schools, published by Lawyers of Color.  Temple and the University of Pennsylvania are the only regional schools to appear on the list.  Leading the pack are historically top-ranked schools Harvard, Stanford, University of Chicago, Howard, and Yale; Temple edged out other prestigious schools like Northwestern, University of Maryland, Notre Dame, Cornell, Vanderbilt, and Emory. Rankings are based on metrics that include job placement rates and black student and faculty percentages, among other measures.

Lawyers of Color was initially founded as On Being A Black Lawyer but now also produces publications for current and future lawyers of South Asian American, Pacific Asian American, Hispanic, and Native American descent. LOC has been recognized by the American Bar Association, National Black Law Students Association, and National Association of Black Journalists.

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