In the United States and countries following the American mannequin, (such as Canada with the exception of the province of Quebec) law colleges are graduate/skilled schools where a bachelor’s diploma is a prerequisite for admission. Most law schools are a part of universities however a number of are unbiased establishments. Law schools within the United States and Canada (with the exception of McGill University) award graduating college students a J.D. (Juris Doctor/Doctor of Jurisprudence) (versus the Bachelor of Laws) as the practitioner’s law degree.
Other jurisdictions, by statute, tradition, or court order, have granted such powers to knowledgeable association which all lawyers must belong to. In the Commonwealth of Nations, similar organizations are known as Inns of Court, bar councils or law societies. In civil law countries, comparable organizations are often known as Orders of Advocates, Chambers of Advocates, Colleges of Advocates, Faculties of Advocates, or comparable names. Generally, a … Read More