Law Dean Stephen C. Ferruolo Joins 53 Deans Asking New York State to Not Discriminate Against Graduates of Out-Of-State Law Schools

Law Dean Stephen C. Ferruolo Joins 53 Deans Asking New York State to Not Discriminate Against Graduates of Out-Of-State Law Schools

Dean Stephen C. Ferruolo

SAN DIEGO (May 8, 2020) - University of San Diego (USD) School of Law Dean and Professor of Law Stephen C. Ferruolo joined  53 deans in asking Chief Judge The Honorable Janet DiFiore, Chief Judge, New York State Court of Appeals to allow recent out-of-state law school graduates to sit for the September 9 and 10 New York Bar Examination. A previous announcement stated that in-state students would be given first preference in taking the bar exam.

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Please click here to read the earlier article by Paul Caron.

About Dean Stephen C. Ferruolo

Stephen Ferruolo was named dean of USD School of Law in 2011. A graduate of Stanford Law School, Ferruolo was in private practice in Silicon Valley and San Diego before joining the USD faculty in August 2011.

About the University of San Diego School of Law

Each year, USD educates approximately 800 Juris Doctor and graduate law students from throughout the United States and around the world.  The law school is best known for its offerings in the areas of business and corporate law, constitutional law, intellectual property, international and comparative law, public interest law and taxation.

USD School of Law is one of the 84 law schools elected to the Order of the Coif, a national honor society for law school graduates.  The law school’s faculty is a strong group of outstanding scholars and teachers with national and international reputations and currently ranks 36th nationally among U.S. law faculties in scholarly impact and 22nd nationally in past-year faculty downloads on the Social Sciences Research Network (SSRN). The school is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools. Founded in 1954, the law school is part of the University of San Diego, a private, independent, Roman Catholic university chartered in 1949.

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