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Completion of the Juris Doctor degree requires 88 law credits (including up to six language or graduate-level non-law credits); designated first year coursework; satisfaction of three years of Legal Writing; Professional Responsibility in the second or third year; and 6 semesters of full-time residency. For more information, see Academic Rules 2, 3, 4, and 5.
See Academic Rule 9
Completion of the Latin Law Masters (LL.M.) degree requires 24 credits of Law School work, earning a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0; satisfying two semesters of residence as a law student (i.e. enrollment in at least 12 credits per semester or obtaining a waiver from International Student Scholar Services (ISSS) to drop to as few as 9 credits in a semester); and satisfaction of the LL.M. writing requirement.