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  • Touro Law Student Receives Scholarship from the Jewish Lawyers Association of Nassau County
    Posted On November 13, 2017
    Touro Law full-time student Brett Potash was selected as the inaugural recipient of the Hon. Jed Ore... Read More
  • Touro Law Student Receives Scholarship from the PRBA
    Posted On October 30, 2017
    Touro Law student Christina M. Gutierrez, full-time student in her third year, has been awarded a sc... Read More
  • Touro Law Center Provides Safe Haven for Law Students Displaced in the Wake of Puerto Rico Storm Devastation
    Posted On October 10, 2017
    Dean Harry Ballan is pleased to announce that Touro Law Center will be hosting 15-20 displaced stude... Read More
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Two-Year J.D. Program for Foreign Law Graduates

 
This program offers foreign law graduates the opportunity to earn a J.D. degree in two years. This program is ideal for those who desire a comprehensive understanding of the American Legal principals and who want to have access to the bar exam not just in New York State but in all 50 U.S. States.
 
Admission to the Two-Year J.D. Program requires:
 
  • Successful completion of a degree from an accredited law school in a country other than the United States
  • Submission of a Touro Law Center Application for Admission
  • Completion of the Law School Admission Test (LSAT) and subscription through LSAC to the Credential Assembly Service (CAS)*
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    *The LSAT is given each year in February, June, September/October, and December. Students may register for any test date and still be considered for the upcoming class, as long as their applications can be completed in time to be considered for the desired date of law school entry.
     
    Qualifications for Admission to the Bar
     
    In addition to a bar examination, there are character, fitness, and other qualifications for admission to the bar in every U.S. jurisdiction.  Applicants are encouraged to determine the requirements for any jurisdiction in which they intend to seek admission by contacting the jurisdiction.  Addresses for all relevant agencies are available through the National Conference of Bar Examiners.