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Juris Doctor

The Juris Doctor program begins with a solid foundation in the general principles of law and its practice in a changing legal environment. Then we offer more than 100 upper-level courses, clinics, certificates and joint degree programs that empower students to tailor an education to fit their interests and career goals.


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Degrees for International Students

KU Law's International and Comparative Law program teaches international students the fundamentals of American law, while exploring issues of both public and private international law. Whether you are new to law school or have years of practice experience, KU Law offers a program to suit your needs.


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Why KU
  • One-third of full-time faculty have written casebooks used at U.S. law schools
  • 2 KU law faculty were U.S. Supreme Court clerks
  • KU’s Project for Innocence: 33 conviction reversals since 2009
  • 7,300+ alumni live in all 50 states and 18 foreign countries
  • #18 “best value” law school in the nation — National Jurist Magazine
  • 12 interdisciplinary joint degrees
  • 27th nationwide for lowest debt at graduation. — U.S. News & World Report
  • 70 percent of upper-level law classes have 25 or fewer students
  • Nearly 800 employment interviews at law school, 2012-13
  • Top 25% for number of 2013 grads hired by the nation’s largest law firms
  • 20th: for number of law alumni promoted to partner at the 250 largest law firms