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Texas Tech Recognized as a Top Law School for Hispanics

This is the third straight year, it has been honored by The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education magazine.

Written by Patrick Gonzales

The Constitution was signed at Independence Hall on Sept. 17, 1787.

For the third consecutive year, the Texas Tech University School of Law ranks as one of the top law schools for Hispanics, according to The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education magazine.

Tied at 22 with Boston University School of Law, Texas Tech has 27 Hispanic students, meaning that 14 percent of the 197 Hispanic students who attained a doctor of jurisprudence in Texas earned it from Texas Tech Law during the 2011 survey period, according to the report.

"We are honored to be recognized as a top law school for Hispanic students," said Texas Tech Law Dean Darby Dickerson. "The School of Law is dedicated to diversifying the legal community and fostering a student body reflective of shifting demographic trends within our state and the nation."

Each year, The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education magazine reports on law schools conferring the most degrees on Hispanics. The information is based on National Center for Education (NCES) statistics. The report this year highlights the top 25 schools.

Find more information about Texas Tech University School of Law at www.law.ttu.edu.



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