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December 10, 2012

Two-year bar certification

by dan rodriguez

Cross-posted from PrawfsBlawg (where I am guest-posting this month).

Just to elaborate on a comment I made in passing on this post:  NU Law has a 2-year accelerated JD option, however, this option requires an equivalent number of credits as does the 3d-year degree.  The proposal currently being considered in New York is a different animal.  This would enable students to sit for the bar after just two years worth of credits.  Conceivably, then, a Northwestern law student in the AJD program would be in a position to sit for the NY bar after just over one year (counting two summers).

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