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Whether Bachelor of Law degree available in distance education?

Asked by alagar srinivasan, 02 Oct '08 08:31 pm
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Currently, there are not any law schools approved by the ABA that provide a J.D. degree completely via correspondence study. In fact, the ABAs general policy under Standard 304(f) states that a law school shall not grant credit for study by correspondence. However, there are exceptions to the general rule. Further, you should be aware of the fact that earning an education completely via correspondence study may drastically limit your ability to sit for the bar in many states.

In order to obtain a license to practice law in the United States, almost all law school graduates must apply for bar admission through a state board of bar examiners. Usually this board is an agency of the highest court in the jurisdiction, but occasionally the board is connected more closely to the states bar association. The criteria for eligibility to take the bar examination or to otherwise qualify for bar admission are set by each state, not by the ABA or the Council for the Section of Legal Education an ...more
Answered by jameel ahmed, 11 Dec '08 04:58 pm

 
  
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