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Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration 2021

Our Social Responsibility

Join us for a Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration "Our Social Responsibility: Using the Law to Honor Dr. King's Legacy" with guest speaker Attorney Willie Gary. Watch live on Tuesday, January 19 at 12:45 p.m.

New Alumni Relations and Development Site

New Alumni Relations and Development Site

The alumni relations and development website, vlsConnect, has a brand-new look that features more robust content and a user-friendly experience. Don't wait—check it out now!

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The New Leaf Environmental Newsletter VLS

The New Leaf

Inside the autumn issue of The New Leaf, find news from all of Vermont Law School's environmental programs: from the latest clinic projects, to student profiles, to alumni job updates.

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A Virtual Restorative Justice Art Contest

Reimagining Justice

In honor of International Restorative Justice Week, The National Center on Restorative Justice at VLS launched “Reimagining Justice,” a virtual restorative justice art show. View the top-four vote getters and learn more about the artists and inspiration behind the artworks.

Blueprint for a National Food Strategy

The Urgent Call for a U.S. National Food Strategy

Since the onset of COVID-19, America’s already unstable food system has become even more tenuous. A new report from Vermont Law School's Center for Agriculture and Food Systems offers a roadmap to an equitable, durable food system that can better weather crises like COVID-19 and the long term threat of climate change.

Vermont Law School Coronavirus Preparedness and Information

Coronavirus: Preparedness and Information

VLS is closely monitoring the 2019 Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. A task force has been meeting to discuss guidelines and implement recommendations made by government and public health agencies, including the State Department and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Our Promise

We are committed to developing a generation of leaders who use the power of the law to make a difference in our communities and the world. Because the status quo is no longer acceptable.

Mandatory Safe and Healthy Return to Campus Protocols
Safe and Healthy Return to Campus Protocols
Requirements for all students, faculty, and staff to return to campus include: signing a Health Safety Contract, producing negative COVID-19 test result, daily health screening questionnaire, and more.
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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. 
Vermont Law School alumni
​The supportive community and unique mission of Vermont Law School foster tightly knit bonds that endure well beyond graduation. 
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?