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BLS Ranks #6 for Practical Training
Brooklyn Law School's experiential training program received an A+ by The National Jurist and was ranked #6 nationally. Read more.

BLS Ties at #14 for Best Legal Writing Program
U.S. News ranked Brooklyn Law School as a top law school for legal writing in 2014, tied at #14. "Legal writing is a vital skill for any practicing lawyer. Through these courses, students learn to perform legal analysis and to write clearly and persuasively."

BLS Class of 2013 Breaks Record for Bar Passage Rate
94% of Brooklyn Law School's Class of 2013 first-time test takers passed the July bar exam - far surpassing the 88% statewide average.  BLS tied with Cornell to have the third highest passage rate of all New York law schools, behind only NYU and Columbia. Read more.

BLS Faculty Ranks in Top 50, According to Leiter Report
Brooklyn Law School once again is ranked in the top 50 law schools for "best faculties" in terms of scholarly distinction, according to Brian Leiter's 2013 Law School Reports. Read more

BLS Ranks among Top-25 Law Schools for Alums in Corporate Leadership
A study which used the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filings of publicly traded companies to determine which 25 law schools have the highest percentage of alumni serving as corporate directors or executive officers included Brooklyn Law School, noting BLS performed better on the corporate boardroom analysis than the U.S. News rankings would indicate. Read more

BLS's Journal of Law & Policy Most Cited by Courts in the Category of Public Policy, Politics and Law
Brooklyn Law School's Journal of Law & Policy is the policy-related law journal most cited by courts in the last eight years, according to a recent ranking conducted by Washington and Lee University School of Law. Read more.

BLS is Included in Above the Law’s Top Five Overlooked Law Schools
Above the Law’s 2012 Insider Survey invited students and alumni to rate their schools based on academics, social life, clinical training, career services, and financial aid advising. The survey received close to 10,000 responses. Above the Law reported that there was not a correlation between prestige and insider rating. Brooklyn Law School was included among the Top Five Overlooked Law Schools. Read more.

BLS Ranked as a Top School for Public Service Opportunities in both Government and Prosecution/Public Defense
Brooklyn Law School was recently ranked as a top law school for preparing and placing graduates in both government and prosecution/public defense work, according to a Winter 2012 article in preLaw magazine. Read more.

BLS is a Top Producer of Big Firm Partners, Ranked 7th in the New York Region
Brooklyn Law School ranked 7th for having alums who are now partners at big firms in the New York region, behind only NYU, Columbia, Harvard, Fordham, Georgetown and University of Pennsylvania. "If you know where you want to practice, go to school there" says Professor Ted Seto in his study featured in the Winter 2012 edition of preLaw magazine. Read more.

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