LAW SCHOOLS

Northwestern to offer two-year JD

First top law school to offer accelerated program.

, The National Law Journal

Looking for a law degree in a hurry? Northwestern University School of Law plans to launch a two-year juris doctor program in 2009, becoming the first among top law schools to offer an accelerated course of study. Starting in May, the law school expects 40 students to begin the program, which will enable them to obtain a law degree in five semesters within two calendar years, instead of the usual three-year, six-semester program.

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