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Maurice A. Deane School of Law

Your Path to Success Starts Here

Academics

Everything is Possible

At Hofstra Law, we will provide you with an education rich in both the theory and skills needed for you to thrive in any career.

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Hofstra Law Spotlights

At Hofstra Law, the law is not just something to be studied — it is to be lived.

Connor Cruz

Students

Connor Cruz

Discussing the advantageous opportunities at the Law School.

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Students

Giro Maccheroni

Discussing the important network connections at the Law School.

Faith Pappalardo ’21

Alumni

Faith Pappalardo ’21

Gaining the edge needed to succeed after graduation with Career Services.

Professor Norman I. Silber

Faculty

Prof. Norman Silber

Showing law students the importance of oral history and legal writing.

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Admin

Tara-Marie Desruisseaux

Fostering a community committed to diversity and inclusion for all.

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Academic Calendar

Review important class and exam dates.

Class Profile

Explore stats about our entering class.

Clinics

Discover our 7 clinics and practicums.

Directory

Explore our faculty and administration.

How to Apply

Review the application process.

Law Library

Access library resources.

Diversity Matters to Us

We believe that having a community of differing perspectives and backgrounds — income, geographic, ethnic and other — enhance our intellectual and social life at the Law School. We have developed unique programming to support our diversity efforts and our diversity student organizations.

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90%

Class of 2022, the Law School reported its highest job placement numbers in the last decade for full-time, long-term bar-passage-required and JD-advantage positions 10 months after graduation.

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Top 25

“Most Innovative Law Schools”

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Professor Lauris Wren

63rd

Nationally for Scholarly Impact

There’s something for everyone at Hofstra Law.

Academics

Centers & Institutes

Our centers foster research, education, and action on critical issues facing today’s society.

Student Life

Life at Hofstra Law

Situated on the 244-acre Hofstra University campus, law students have access to the resources available throughout the Hofstra community.