Juris Doctor Degree in Criminal Law

Albany Law School
United States
Doctoral Degree (PhD)
Study mode
3 years
Tuition fee (local)
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Tuition fee (foreign)
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Entry Requirements

  • Applicants for admission as candidates for the Juris Doctor degree must hold, or have completed the requirements for, a baccalaureate or higher degree granted by a regionally accredited institution, containing at least 45 semester hours in liberal arts and sciences.  
  • Applicants without a baccalaureate degree are admitted only with exceptional academic credentials. In such a case, the applicant must have successfully completed three-fourths of the coursework toward a bachelor's degree at a regionally accredited institution.
  • International students are required to maintain legal immigration status throughout their stay in the U.S. 


  • Advanced EvidenceCriminal Procedure: Adjudication
  • Criminal Procedure: Investigation
  • Criminal Process Applied to Corporations
  • Domestic Violence Seminar
  • International Law of War and Crime
  • Negotiating for Lawyers
  • State Constitutional Adjudication Seminar
  • Trial Advocacy: Overview
  • Trial Practice I: Criminal Pretrial Skills
  • Trial Practice II: Criminal Trial Skills
  • Domestic Violence Prosecution Hybrid Clinic
  • Family Violence Litigation Clinic
  • Field Placement - District Attorney's Office
  • Field Placement - Division of Criminal Justice Services
  • Field Placement - Public Defender's Office
  • Intermural Trial Tea

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