2022-2023 Samford University Graduate Catalog 
    Feb 01, 2023  
2022-2023 Samford University Graduate Catalog

Law (J.D.)

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Law Core: Year II, Fall: 2 Credits

Law Core: Year II, Spring: 3 Credits

Experiential Learning Requirement: 6 Credits

Complete 6 hours of experiential learning courses. Courses that satisfy this requirement will have an E in the section of the class schedule.

Graduation Writing Requirement: 1-4 Credits

Complete a supervised rigorous writing experience (course or seminar). These courses will vary by semester and will be designated with an R in the section of the class schedule. Designations are determined by the associate dean. Students are encouraged to complete this requirement before the end of their fifth regular semester.

Law Electives: 30-33 Credits

Other Upper Level Law Courses

  • (choose from LAW 532 ; LAW 600:999) (30-33) 

Total Required Credits: 90

*Beginning with the Class of 2018, students must take LAW 526 (Business Organizations)  no later than the fourth semester and LAW 540 (Wills, Trusts, and Estates)  no later than the fifth semester.
**Beginning with the Class of 2020, students must take LAW 665 (Criminal Procedure I)  during the 2nd or 3rd year.

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