Vermont Law School has the largest and deepest environmental program of any law school. It offers an LLM in Environmental Law, a Master of Environmental Law and Policy (MELP), a joint JD/MELP, and dual degrees with prestigious institutions such as Cambridge, Yale, Thunderbird, Northeastern, and the University of Vermont. Vermont Law School is ranked No. 1 in environmental law in the 2011 edition of America's Best Graduate Schools. It has placed 1st in environmental law 13 times since the magazine began ranking the specialty in 1991 and has never placed lower than 2nd.

Berkeley Law was one of the first major law schools to enter the field of environmental law. It offers students an unparalleled program in environmental law. Students may choose from numerous environmental law courses and seminars. In addition, international and comparative environmental law courses augment regular course offerings. A certificate indicating successful completion of the program is awarded to those who fulfill the specialization requirements. The Environmental Law Program also provides the opportunity to perform research with its top-notch faculty or participate in the Ecology Law Quarterly, the nation's leading environmental law journal.

Pace University School of Law is located in New York and has one of the nation's top-rated environmental law programs. It is rated in the top 4 nationally in the 2011 USNWR guide. Since 1978, Pace University School of Law has provided internationally acclaimed environmental legal education.

Best Law Schools Specialty Rankings: Environmental Law
1 Vermont Law School
2 Lewis & Clark College (Northwestern)
3 University of California--Berkeley
4 Pace University
5 Florida State University
6 Georgetown University
   University of Colorado--Boulder
8 Stanford University
   University of Oregon
10 New York University
     University of Maryland
Source: US News & World Report 2011

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