Accelerated, five-semester program begins in May 2009

Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago, Illinois has announced it will begin a new, two-year Juris Doctor (JD) in May 2009. The accelerated program will give around 40 students a chance to obtain a JD in five semesters instead of six.

Only a few other U.S. law schools, including Southwestern University School of Law in Los Angeles, offer accelerated JD programs.

Application material will become available on September 1, 2008. Applications for the inaugural program will be due on January 1, 2009.

For more information, please visit the Northwestern Law website.

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