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Maurice A. Deane School of Law

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

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How to Apply

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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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Top 10 School for Legal Tech

The American Bar Association has ranked us in the top 10 for teaching the technology of practice.

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#63 for Faculty Scholarship

Our faculty rank 63rd nationally for faculty scholarship by St. Thomas University School of Law.

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Top 25 “Most Innovative Law Schools”

preLaw Magazine has named Hofstra Law as one of 25 “Most Innovative Law Schools.”

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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.