Michigan State University College of Law

The Michigan State University College of Law (Michigan State Law or MSU Law) is the law school of Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan. Established in 1891 as the Detroit College of Law, it was the first law school in the Detroit, Michigan area and the second in the state of Michigan. In October 2018, the college began a process to fully integrate into Michigan State University, changing from a private to a public law school. The integration with Michigan State University was finalized on August 17, 2020.

The college is nationally ranked within the 201 Best Law Schools in ''U.S. News and World Report'', landing in the 91st spot in the 2023 rankings. The ''Michigan State Law Review'', a legal journal published by MSU Law students, was ranked 48th in the 2020 Washington & Lee University School of Law ranking.

For the class entering in 2021, the college had a 48.05% acceptance rate, 33.14% of those accepted enrolled, and entering students had a median LSAT score of 156 and a median undergraduate GPA of 3.59.

For the class graduating in 2020, 72.5% of graduates obtained full-time, long term bar passage required employment (i.e. employment as attorneys), while 7.9% were not employed part or full-time in any capacity, within ten months after graduation.

Notable alumni include current Governor of Michigan Gretchen Whitmer, current Michigan Supreme Court Associate Justice Elizabeth T. Clement, former Michigan Supreme Court Justice and mayor of Detroit Dennis Archer, former Michigan Supreme Court Justice and United States federal judge George Clifton Edwards Jr., former Michigan gubernatorial candidate Geoffrey Fieger, former Michigan Senate majority leader and former U.S. Representative Mike Bishop, and former mayor of East Lansing Mark Meadows. Provided by Wikipedia
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