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Cornell Law School is the law school of Cornell University, a private Ivy League university located in Ithaca, New York. It is one of the five Ivy League law schools and offers three law degree programs (J.D., LL.M., and J.S.D.) along with several dual-degree programs in conjunction with other professional schools at the university. Established in 1887 as Cornell's Department of Law, the law school is ranked 13th in the United States by U.S. News & World Report.
Cornell Law School has the third lowest faculty-to-student ratio (10.4 to 1) of ABA–accredited law schools in the United States. With each class containing approximately 200 students. According to Cornell's ABA-required disclosures, 95.8% of 2014 graduates obtained full-time, long-term, JD-required employment nine months after graduation with a median private sector starting salary of $160,000. Cornell Law School is home to the Legal Information Institute (LII), the Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, the Cornell Law Review, the Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy and the Cornell International Law Journal.
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