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JD Curriculum – Full-Time

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JD Curriculum – Full-Time

 

 

REQUIRED COURSES FOR THE JURIS DOCTOR DEGREE FULL-TIME CURRICULUM

First Year
FALL SEMESTER
Credit Hours SPRING SEMESTER
Credit Hours
   Contracts 3    Family Law 3
   Criminal Law 3    Torts II 2
   Legal Research 1    Constitutional Law I 2
   Legal Analysis & Writing I 2    Civil Law Property 3
   Basic Civil Procedure 3    Obligations 3
   Torts I 3    Legal Analysis & Writing II 2
Total 15 Total 15

 

Second Year
FALL SEMESTER
Credit Hours SPRING SEMESTER
Credit Hours
   Constitutional Law 2    Criminal Procedure 3
   Evidence 3    Trial Advocacy 2
   Louisiana Civil Procedure I 3    Professional Responsibility 2
   Adv. Legal Analysis & Writing 2    Business Entities 4
   Electives 5    Louisiana Civil Procedure II 2
   Elective 2
Total 15 Total 15

 

Third Year
FALL SEMESTER
Credit Hours SPRING SEMESTER Credit Hours
   Commercial Paper 3    Conflict of Laws 3
   Sales & Leases 3    Security Devices 3
   Successions 3    Federal Jurisdiction/Procedure 4
   Electives 6    Electives 5
Total 15 Total 15

 

PART-TIME DAY AND EVENING REQUIRED CURRICULUM

First Year
FALL SEMESTER
Credit Hours SPRING SEMESTER
Credit Hours
   Contracts 3    Civil Law Property 3
   Criminal Law 3    Obligations 3
   Legal Research 1    Legal Analysis & Writing II 2
   Legal Analysis & Writing I 2    Professional Responsibility 2
Total 9 Total 10

 

SUMMER SESSION Credit Hours
   Electives 4

 

Second Year
FALL SEMESTER Credit Hours SPRING SEMESTER
Credit Hours
   Basic Civil Procedure 3    Torts II 2
   Torts I 3    Trial Advocacy 2
   Adv. Legal Analysis/Writing 2    Family Law 3
   Evidence 3    Federal Jurisdiction/Procedure 4
Total 11 Total 11

 

SUMMER SESSION
Credit Hours
   Electives 4

 

Third Year
FALL SEMESTER
Credit Hours SPRING SEMESTER
Credit Hours
   Louisiana Civil Procedure I 3    Constitutional Law II 3
   Constitutional Law I 2    Louisiana Civil Procedure II 2
   Criminal Procedure 3    Business Entities 4
Total 8 Total 9

 

SUMMER SESSION
Credit Hours
   Electives 4

 

Fourth Year
FALL SEMESTER
Credit Hours SPRING SEMESTER
Credit Hours
   Sales & Leases 3    Security Devices 3
   Commercial Paper 3    Conflicts of Laws 3
   Successions 3    Electives 5
Total 9 Total 11