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Students may elect to undertake an intensive course of study through an academic concentration in one of four areas of legal practice: Business Law, Civil Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Criminal Law, Employment and Labor Law, and International and Comparative Law. Participation in a concentrated course of study enables future attorneys to develop their practice skills and to enter their new profession with greater command of their material and greater insight in a lawyer’s responsibilities. Any of the Concentrations may be completed in the course of meeting the J.D. degree requirements.
Each academic concentration has its own requirements: each has a core foundational curriculum and electives and each requires completion of a research and writing project or participation in a relevant clinic, externship or moot court competition. All of the Concentrations have basic GPA and grade requirements. The university notes the successful completion of a concentration on a student ‘s transcript. Learn more...