US Law Qualifications
The United States is a great place to study postgraduate law - but what are the different options?
Here we have information on studying a Juris Doctor and a Master of Laws, as well as an overview of the US Bar Exams.
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One of the world’s leading providers of LLM programs, the US law schools have high-quality facilities, extensive legal databases and excellent reputations.
A Juris Doctor is the initial degree taken by lawyers in the USA prior to sitting their bar exam, it should not be confused with either the JSD or the SJD, both of which are research degrees in the area of law.
When domestic or international lawyers want to practice law in a US state, they have to pass that state's Bar Exam. Each US state has a particular courts system and set of rules regarding Bar Exams, therefore the process can vary depending on where a lawyer wishes to practice.
Get the lowdown on what it is like to study postgraduate law in the USA. Plus with have application and admissions advice and essential info on the different US states.