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FeaturedLoyola University Chicago School of Law

  Loyola University Chicago School of Law is an ideal place to start your legal career. Loyola offers academic excellence and intellectual openness, with emphasis on service to others. Dedicated to preparing you for professional practice, our Jesuit-inspired tradition develops students for responsible leadership through research, scholarship and public service, in close collaboration with our distinguished faculty….

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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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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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Duke University School of Law

Students with outstanding academic credentials who intend to pursue an academic career are welcome to apply to the SJD program. SJD candidates must have completed the LLM degree at an accredited American law school. In exceptional cases, consideration will be given to applicants who have completed programs of study in common law countries. Each SJD…

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Stanford Law School

The Doctor of the Science of Law (JSD) is the Law School’s most advanced law degree. It is designed for those interested in becoming scholars and teachers of law. Study toward this postdoctoral degree is open only to exceptionally well-qualified students who hold a JD or its equivalent. It is awarded to students who, under…

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Fordham University School of Law

The Doctor of Juridical Science (S.J.D.) augments the Law School’s highly regarded LL.M. degree programs by providing a rigorous academic experience and supporting the development of leading legal scholarship. Our doctoral candidates form an integral part of Fordham Law’s vibrant and diverse community of professors, scholars, and students.

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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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