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FeaturedBrunel University Law School

Brunel Law School has a long-established reputation as a research-led law school. Excellence in research matters to us and we actively promote research activities. We encourage our PhD students to participate in all relevant research activities, particularly presenting papers on their new research findings. The pursuit of new ideas and breaking the frontiers of knowledge is…

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FeaturedUniversity of Arizona – James E. Rogers College of Law

Arizona Law offers a mix of qualities no other school can match: a small program in the heart of a nationally acclaimed university, a rigorous and challenging curriculum, exceptional employment outcomes, and the chance to spend your law school years in Tucson, set in one of the most diverse and beautiful regions of the country….

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FeaturedThe University of California, Berkeley Law

Berkeley Law students are bright, intellectually curious, and remarkably collegial. They come to us to partake of our rich curriculum, to experience a supportive learning environment, and to learn the law under an unusual grading system that encourages them to compete with themselves, rather than against one another. Our professors—even the most legendary—are approachable and accessible. Our alumni are members of an extended, world-wide family, actively…

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Suffolk University Law School

The Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD) degree is a post-LL.M. degree that is awarded upon the completion of an in-depth, publication-quality, dissertation which makes an original and creative contribution to the legal literature.

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University of Kansas School of Law

At KU Law, we don’t define value in traditional terms. Instead, we ask ourselves what we can provide to our students that will enable them to excel in whatever career they choose. The answer aligns with the unique strengths of KU Law: The people: offering students personal access to nationally recognized legal scholars who care…

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University of Pittsburgh School of Law

The Doctor of Juridical Science (S.J.D.) is the Law School’s most advanced degree, which is designed for legal academics who wish to pursue advanced independent study, research and writing. The Law School’s S.J.D. program offers candidates the opportunity to become active members of a vibrant legal community.

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Washington College of Law

The S.J.D. Program is a vibrant center of intellectual life at WCL. With approximately 20 active S.J.D. candidates from around the world, the S.J.D. Program is designed for aspiring legal academics and other top legal professionals to pursue sustained independent research and writing in a given field of legal specialization. The S.J.D. Program culminates in…

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