CANADIAN LAWYER | McGill agrees to “JD” for common law degrees, in response to requests

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Published: 29Nov2019

The designation for common law degrees from McGill's Faculty of Law has been changed to JD from the previous LLB, effective immediately. According to a news release from the law school’s official website, starting from the spring 2020 convocation, graduates will receive two degrees: a Bachelor of Civil Law and a Juris Doctor. The program will now be called BCL/JD, and no longer BCL/LLB.

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