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.

Application Deadline March 1
Duration full-time 3
Languages English
Location Bronx, NY 10458, United States
Completion Requirement S.J.D. candidates may be required to audit one or more relevant courses (in the law school or another department in the University) and attend the S.J.D. colloquium. Candidates are required to be in residence for at least the first year of the program. Residence during the second year is recommended, but not required. Candidates complete the program with the preparation and oral defense of a dissertation.
Language Requirement Submit an English-language writing sample of at least 50 pages on a legal topic.


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