Law (JD) (PhD)
Juris Doctor Degree Program
San Francisco Law School’s Juris Doctor degree program helps train students to become attorneys who are well-versed in the law and committed to the ethical and social responsibilities of the legal profession. Our J.D .degree programs provide students with a comprehensive legal education, including instruction in subjects covered on the California bar exam.
Law School Curriculum
First-year curriculum sets the foundation for your legal education, with instruction in general principles of the law, including Contracts, Torts and Criminal Law. The first-year curriculum also places a strong emphasis on legal writing.
Upper-level courses, including Advanced Legal Reasoning, Constitutional Law and Trial Practice, allow students to develop a deeper understanding of the law, apply the principles they have been learning and begin preparing for a legal career post-graduation.