Law students in New York who are worried that their new online classes won’t count toward their J.D. or LL.M. credit requirements due to state limits can rest assured.

The New York Court of Appeals on Tuesday granted both Columbia Law School and New York University School of Law waivers suspending its restrictions on credit hours students may take online for the spring 2020 semester. All of New York’s 15 law schools have canceled in-person instruction and shifted classes online amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Some schools are already delivering classes online, while others will begin to do so in the coming weeks.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Advance® Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]