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Requirements for Graduation

Course Requirements

Students must complete a total of 98 units in Law courses, including achieving a satisfactory performance (a "C-", or higher, or "CR") in the following courses:

Additional Requirements

Students must achieve satisfactory performance ("C-", or higher) in a course that meets the following requirements. See the Faculty of Law website ( for more information.

  • Upper-Year Writing
  • International
  • Theoretical Perspectives

Note that all upper-year (i.e., second and third year) JD students must register for at least 12 units per term, to a maximum of 18, and for at least 31 units per year, to a maximum of 36.