Biden first president since UC alumnus Taft without JD from 'T-14'

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President-elect Joe Biden will be the first U.S. president since University of Cincinnati College of Law alumnus William Howard Taft to graduate from a law school outside the nation’s top 14 ranked law schools, reports the American Bar Association Journal.

Biden is a 1968 graduate of Syracuse University College of Law.

U.S. News & World Report ranks Syracuse University College of Law at No. 111 among U.S. law schools. UC College of Law is ranked No. 83.

UC is also ranked as a top 45 public law school, and the No. 3 most affordable law school in the U.S. Learn more about UC's rankings here.

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Featured image at top: UC College of law in fall. Lisa Britton/UC Creative + Brand

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