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Top 2 JD Degrees in Law and Regulation 2019

A JD or Juris Doctor degree is a professional doctorate that allows a degree holder to practice law after passing a bar examination. JD graduates may choose to go into criminal, family or corporate law, among other practice areas.

Studies in law and regulation may prepare aspiring lawyers and policy makers to understand the relationships between law, regulation and enforcement. Students may learn techniques for writing effective regulations and predicting and analyzing regulatory impacts.

Juris Doctor Program in Law and Regulation

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Albany Law School

The Juris Doctor (J.D.) is the first professional law degree awarded to a student who has successfully completed the study of law. Albany Law School offers three- and fou ... [+]

The Juris Doctor (J.D.) is the first professional law degree awarded to a student who has successfully completed the study of law. Albany Law School offers three- and four-year programs leading to a J.D. degree.

The oldest independent law school in North America, Albany Law has been educating students and producing superb lawyers for more than 160 years. As the only law school within 100 miles of the capital of New York State, Albany Law offers students access to the state and federal courts, the legislature, state agencies and a strong private sector. Here you will find an intellectually rigorous curriculum in a highly supportive environment; a close-knit community of dedicated students; and accessible faculty.... [-]

USA Albany
September 2019
English
Full-time
3 - 4 years
Campus
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University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, William S. Richardson School of Law

The Advanced JD degree is a two-year JD program that allows graduates of foreign law schools to complete their U.S. law studies and earn a JD degree on an accelerated sch ... [+]

The Advanced JD degree is a two-year JD program that allows graduates of foreign law schools to complete their U.S. law studies and earn a JD degree on an accelerated schedule. Under this program, qualified foreign law graduates may be admitted with advanced standing and awarded up to 29 credits for their previous law study. The decision on the number of credits to be granted will be made when your application is considered, and successful applicants will be notified at the time of admission how many credits they will receive for their foreign study.

Most students admitted to this program will complete the first-year required JD curriculum in their first year of study, then take their choice of elective courses in the second year of study. We work with all students to design an individual program suited to their background and interests, including participation in our programs in environmental, international and business law.... [-]

USA Honolulu
September 2019
English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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