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Mar. 4, 2002

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Sarah Gainer
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UT Law Communications

UT Law Rated #1 By Hispanic Business Magazine For 2nd Year

Rankings Based On Enrollment, Faculty, Student Services, Reputation, Retention Rate

AUSTIN, Texas — The University of Texas School of Law was named the number one law school in the country for Hispanics by Hispanic Business magazine (March 2002) for the second year in a row.

The March issue ranks its top 10 law schools among programs accredited by the American Bar Association. Programs were selected based on enrollment, faculty, student services, retention rate and reputation.

The University of Texas School of Law is the national leader in constitutional law, labor law, wills and estates, comparative law and admiralty. With more than 650 African-American alumni and 1,300 Mexican-American alumni, the School of Law has worked for decades to create a diverse alumni base and student population. This past fall, the School of Law was named by Time Magazine to be the leader in the country in creating innovative outreach programs for recruiting, private law scholarships and mentoring.

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Time Magazine: UT Law #1 in Reaching Out to People of all Backgrounds