Application for Admission - J.S.D. Program (Doctor of the Science of Law)

Please complete and submit the following items below for the J.S.D. application:

1. Complete the online application form below.

2. Transcript of LL.M.

3. Research proposal

4. A current resume/curriculum vitae with this application

5. One Letter of Recommendation 

6. Proof of English Test

 

 
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In 1-2 sentences, please write your area of research.
Contact Information
8. Permanent Mailing Address
9. Current Mailing Address
10. List all law schools, colleges and universities you have attended. Begin with current of most recent.
(Test of English as a Foreign Language/International English Language Testing System Exam)
14. In addition to a bar examination, there are character, fitness, and other qualifications for admission to the bar in every U.S. jurisdiction. Applications are encouraged to determine the requirements for any jurisdiction in which they intend to seek admission by contacting the jurisdiction. Addresses for all relevant agencies are available through the National Conference of Bar Examiners. If the answer to any questions in this character and fitness section is "yes," please submit a full descriptive statement on a supplementary sheet or electronic attachment.
(Please select the option that corresponds to your status).
16. Please list the jurisdication, If any, in which you are eligible to practice law
Please fill in all that apply.
17. List the names of persons who are submitting recommendations
Please submit all documents as one file (preferably PDF) - (i.e. LL.M. Transcript, resume/CV, research proposal, One letter of recommendation, English testing results)
Files must be less than 10 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png pdf doc docx.

Application for Visiting Research Scholar

Please complete and submit the following items below for the Visiting Research Scholar application:

1. Complete the online application form below.

2. A current resume/curriculum vitae with this application

3. Research proposal

4. Proof of English Test

5. Recommendation Letter (if applicable)

6. Proof of funding (if applicable)

 
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Please enter the date you plan to arrive and begin your research program.
Please enter the date you plan to depart and finish your research program.
In 1-2 sentences, please enter your topic of research.
Contact Information
9. Permanent Mailing Address
10. Current Mailing Address
(Test of English as a Foreign Language/International English Language Testing System Exam)
Enter start and end dates (Month and Year).
(Please select the option that corresponds to your status).
14. Please list the jurisdication, If any, in which you are eligible to practice law (Optional)
Please fill in all that apply.
15. List the names of persons who are submitting recommendations (if applicable)
Please submit all documents as one file (preferably PDF) - (i.e. resume, research proposal, English testing results, recommendation letters, and applicable funding documents)
Files must be less than 10 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png pdf doc docx.

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Judges Accepting Interns

Students, please refer to Symplicity for up-to-date listings.

Judges seeking interns, please see instructions and contact information for job postings here.

 

Graduate Employment Survey

Class of 2019, access the Office of Career Services Graduate Employment Survey here:

Class of 2019 Graduate Employment Survey

 

IPSC 2017 - Request to Present or to Attend

Requests to Present:

Requests to present at the conference should be submitted electronically no later than May 12, 2017, by registering on this page. 

Requests to Present must include the following information:

1. Presenter's first and last name

2. Academic affiliation and contact information

3. Presentation title

4. One paragraph biography or link to a website bio

5. Short abstract

2017 Summer Stipend Registration

Please complete all fields below.  After we receive your application, you will get additional details about the stipend program.  The Deadline to register is December 15, 2016.

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This article is a response to a criticism of the modern litigation finance industry, recently made, that it illegitimately takes control away from plaintiffs. Cardozo Professor Anthony Sebok makes two arguments. First, that U.S. courts have allowed exactly the same degree of alienation of control from litigants by insurance companies over the past thirty years. Second, that whether parties should be allowed to alienate control in should depend on a functional test and not on formalistic rules.

Deportation Is Different

Over one hundred years ago, the Supreme Court emphatically declared that deportation proceedings are civil, not criminal, in nature. As a result, none of the nearly hundreds of thousands of individuals who were deported last year enjoyed any of the constitutional protections afforded to criminal defendants under the Sixth or Eighth Amendments. Until recently, there was little reason to think the Supreme Court would wade into the waters of the resurgent debate over the nature of deportation proceedings. In Padilla v. Kentucky, 130 S.Ct.