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Median private-sector salary
95.5
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employed at graduation

As a Cornell Law student, you‘ll stand out in the employment marketplace and benefit from one of the best career placement rates in the country.

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“At Cornell Law School you not only learn from professors but also from colleagues from all over the world, which broadens your perspective on the law.”
Kanyapak Wiriyapongsukit '23
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FORUM Spring 2023

In this issue of our alumni magazine, we are thrilled to announce the next step in the Law School’s ongoing collaboration with Cornell Tech, which further expands the experiential learning opportunities for students focused on technology, law, and entrepreneurship.
Ithaca is
GORGEous

Experiential Learning

Experiential learning at Cornell Law School is a central part of our educational model. A robust set of clinical courses helps students move beyond the classroom into the world of practice; the Lawyering Program focuses on teaching the real-life skills employed by practicing attorneys, and externships around the country and across the globe put classroom learning into practice.
Learn more about Experiential Learning
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Global Reach

Cornell Law School offers one of the country’s oldest and most distinguished programs in international and comparative legal education. It features an outstanding faculty; a strong and diverse curriculum; internationally focused law clinics; visiting professors, scholars, and graduate law students from around the world; a leading journal of international and comparative law; active internationally focused student organizations; international speakers and conferences; international internships and externships; international dual degree and study abroad opportunities, and an acclaimed international and comparative law library collection.  It is an exceptional place to study and engage with international and comparative law.

“Participating in the First Amendment Clinic opened my eyes to the nuanced role of free speech and expression— it has highlighted how essential these liberties are for maintaining a robust democracy while navigating the challenges of our evolving social landscape.” 

Sabrina Palacios ’24 detailed her experience with First Amendment Clinic. Learn more about the clinic and Cornell’s year-long celebration of the Freedom of Expression in the link on our bio. 

#CornellLawClinics #CornellLaw
Maria Giovanna Jumper ’24 is in Warsaw, Poland, today presenting work from the advanced Transnational Disputes Clinic at the European Consultation on Strategic Litigation & Legal Advocacy for Refugee and Migrant Rights. Jumper is presenting select projects from the clinic, including the amicus work in Mexico last spring on the implementation of the Title 42 border policy and work advocating on behalf of Afghani detainees at Camp Bondsteel. The Consultation involves litigators from around Europe, representatives from refugee groups, and representatives from NGOs and other advocacy groups working to support migrant and refugee rights. #cornelllawclinics
 
The Consultation is sponsored by the Global Strategic Litigation Council, which is cohosted by Cornell.
This morning we welcome our JD Class of 2026 to the their first day of Orientation!
Only three days until we welcome the incoming JD Class of 2026! 📖
We’re thrilled to welcome Jessica Eaglin to the Cornell Law faculty!
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Happy Fourth of July!

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