Dean David R. Bookstaver

The following information relates to the School from 1951 to 1956.

Location of the Law School
2000 G Street, N.W.

Number of students
1955: 262 students, 64 Day Division, 198 Evening Division

Faculty & staff
1955: 5 full-time professors; student/faculty ratio 1:54

Admissions
1952: Admissions standards raised to 90 college credit hours required

Degrees granted
1951: 38 LL.B.
1956: 34 LL.B.

Library
1952: Elizabeth Payne Cubberley, LL.B., becomes law librarian
1956: 23,315 volumes

Student Publications
1952-54: WCL Newsletter
1951-52: Intramural Law Review founded, in 1956 becomes The American University Law Review

Curriculum
1955: Catalogue: "WCL employs the case method of instruction´┐Żthe policy of WCL is to maintain small classes´┐Ż"

Groups & Organizations
1955: Tuition $550/year


- Timeline Brochure: Washington College of Law in Celebration of its Centennial: Facts and Events 1896-1996. Compiled by Karen Monroe, '82; Audrey Pia, '84; Di Horvath '86; Lisa Longo, '88; Susan Notar, '90; Melissa McGill, '94; Lycia Watts, '96; under directio of Dr. Paul Purta, Consultant and former Associate Dean for Institutional Advancement.

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