What does J.D. mean in Academic Degrees?

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Juris Doctor

Latin for "Doctor of Law" or "Doctor of Jursiprudence." An undergraduate degree in law equivalent to a LL.B. or Bachelor of Laws degree program; the first 3 years of full-time law study or equivalent.

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What does J.D. mean?

Juris Doctor(Noun)
A first professional graduate degree and professional doctorate in law.

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