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

Black and white historical photo of a white man with handlebar mustache

William Howard Taft / Archive photo

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.

Read the full story here.


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

Related Stories


Tony-nominated lighting designer Isabella Byrd is not afraid of...

June 12, 2024 features UC College-Conservatory of Music alumna Isabella Byrd ahead of the 2024 Tony Awards. Byrd received two Tony Award Nominations — Best Lighting Design of a Play for An Enemy of the People and Best Lighting Design of a Musical for Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club.


UC awarded $3M to research carbon emissions in Cincinnati

June 12, 2024

The Cincinnati Business Courier highlighted University of Cincinnati Architectural Engineering Professor Amanda Webb and her recent awards to fund projects to reduce carbon emissions. Webb has been awarded more than $3M from the National Science Foundation and Department of Energy to fund multiple projects.

Debug Query for this