Ivy League Law Schools are consistently ranked among the best schools for law programs in the US. Following are the the Ivy League schools:

Yale Law School (YLS)
- Yale Law School is one of the world’s top leading law schools, ranked 1st among Best Law Schools by U.S. News and World Report 2010.
- 1st in the Leiter Law School Rankings by Faculty Quality based on Scholarly Impact - Median Per Capita Citations (2007).
- It offers a range of programs including J.D., LL.M., J.S.D., and M.S.L.; and also many joint degrees including J.D.-M.B.A., J.D.-Ph.D., and J.D.-M.A.

Harvard Law School (HLS)
- Ranked 2nd top law school in the country (USNWR 2010).
- 2nd for Toughest to Get Into (Princeton Review: Best 170 Law Schools Rankings 2008).
- The School offers graduate programs such as the Master of Laws (LL.M.), J.D. (Juris Doctor) and the Doctor of Juridical Science (S.J.D.) degrees.
- The LL.M. is a one-year degree program for candidates who are also practicing lawyers, judges, diplomats, etc.

Cornell Law School
- The School is part of Cornell University, one of the world’s best research universities.
- 8th in the Thomas E. Brennan: Judging the Law Schools Rankings (2008).
- 11th in teh Leiter Law School Rankings by Student Quality - Rank by 25th Percentile LSAT (2007).

University of Pennsylvania Law School
- The LLM program and other graduate law programs at Penn Law are recognized as among the best in the country.
- 8th nationally in the U.S. News Best Law Schools ranking (2010).
- 9th in the Gourman Report of Graduate Programs: Best Law Schools (1993).

Columbia Law School
- It is part of Columbia University.
- 3rd in the Leiter Law School Rankings by Student Quality (2006).
- 3rd in the Hylton Rankings of American Law Schools (2006).

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World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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