LW – 2005 Lawyers Weekly Article
For many years I have advocated joint law degrees. There are many different kinds of joint law degree programs. These include:
– Canada U.S. joint law degrees,
– Law school degrees combined with a graduate degree in another discipline.
You will spend three years in law school. Why not pick up another degree along the way.
To be clear, joint law degree programs allow you to earn two degrees. Examples include the joint degree programs offered by:
– the University of Windsor
– the University of Ottawa
About Non-Canadian law degrees that prepare you for a legal career in Canada
There is a shortage of law schools in Canada. As a result, more and more people are leaving Canada to attend law school. The goal is to return to Canada – go the NCA route – and become admitted to the bar in Canada.
What is the NCA and what role does it play in bar admissions?
You will find basic information here. The question is:
where should one attend law school outside of Canada? For most people, the choice is either the United States or the United Kingdom. Many U.K. law schools market themselves to Canadians. Fewer U.S. law schools market themselves in Canada.
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