A number of higher education institutions around the world are emulating the United States' three-year J.D. program and the admissions processes. The primary difference between the new programs and traditional legal education in foreign countries is that students in the U.S.-style programs study law as a post-graduate degree. In many countries, students still study law as undergraduates.
Foreign law schools follow the U.S. playbook
The National Law Journal
September 8, 2008
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