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U.S. House Democratic Primary Forum

Two of the most pressing issues of the day – climate change and justice reform – were discussed when VLGS hosted a U.S. House Democratic Primary candidate forum on July 25.

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Strategic Plan 2022

The world faces a daunting series of complex challenges. Overcoming these challenges requires bold action, creative thinking, and new approaches.

New Online Hybrid JD Program

New Online Hybrid JD Program

VLS has launched a part-time Online Hybrid JD that makes it easier for working professionals to earn their law degree.

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Join us for the 2022 Summer Session

Learn all about the courses on deck for our annual summer program, open to both students and the general public.

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The Vermont Law School Board of Trustees has named Rodney A. Smolla incoming VLS president. The higher education leader and legal educator, litigator, scholar, and author became the school’s president on July 1.

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Vermont Law and Graduate School
Strategic Plan 2022
Vermont Law and Graduate School will capture the attention of an increasingly engaged citizenry improving the world.
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VLS Ranked a Top Environmental Law School
Vermont Law School was recently ranked a top environmental law school by U.S. News and World Report. Learn more about our premier environmental programs.
Admissions | Vermont Law School
You are thinking about law school because you see the law as a powerful tool for changing the status quo. That's the way we see it, too.
The Environmental Law Center
Environmental Law Center
The Environmental Law Center is home to one of the largest and most highly-ranked graduate environmental law programs in the country.
Library | Academics
The 35,000-square-foot library houses our collections and provides a variety of study spaces across four floors, including a highly specialized environmental law collection and the Environmental Reading Room in the library’s loft. 
Online Degrees | Academics
Online Degrees
Are you intrigued with the idea of expanding your expertise with a Vermont Law School degree, but wonder how you can do it while working, raising a family, or being engaged in your community?                           

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