Foreign Law Students in the U.S.: A Preliminary Assessment

8 Pages Posted: 7 Oct 2019

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Kathryn Hendley

University of Wisconsin-Madison Law School; University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Political Science

Alexander Straka

Independent

Date Written: October 4, 2019

Abstract

Foreign students have become a growing presence in U.S. law schools. The scholarship to date has focused on their experiences. This paper shifts the emphasis to the law schools. It is based on an on-line survey distributed to all U.S. law schools in late spring 2019. It sets forth an overview of the sample and lays out the preliminary findings from the survey.

Keywords: Legal Education, Foreign Students

JEL Classification: K40, L84

Suggested Citation

Hendley, Kathryn and Straka, Alexander, Foreign Law Students in the U.S.: A Preliminary Assessment (October 4, 2019). Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1488. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3464630 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3464630

Kathryn Hendley (Contact Author)

University of Wisconsin-Madison Law School ( email )

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University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Political Science ( email )

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Madison, WI 53706
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Alexander Straka

Independent ( email )

Chicago, IL
United States

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