Juris Doctor Candidate or Juris Doctorate Candidate

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Re: Juris Doctor Candidate or Juris Doctorate Candidate

Postby grand inquisitor » Fri Oct 30, 2015 3:26 pm


pls come back with a real authority.

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Re: Juris Doctor Candidate or Juris Doctorate Candidate

Postby Traynor Brah » Fri Oct 30, 2015 4:04 pm

You will look like kind of a tool if you don't put JD.

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Re: Juris Doctor Candidate or Juris Doctorate Candidate

Postby lymenheimer » Sat Oct 31, 2015 8:53 am

This thread is 6+ years old fwiw.

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Re: Juris Doctor Candidate or Juris Doctorate Candidate

Postby fats provolone » Sat Oct 31, 2015 11:37 am

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Re: Juris Doctor Candidate or Juris Doctorate Candidate

Postby legalace » Sun Mar 04, 2018 6:29 pm

At most schools, J.D. is an abbreviation for Juris Doctor. At others, it is an abbreviation for Doctor of Jurisprudence.

Juris Doctorate is incorrect because it mixes two languages: Latin and English. This is like referring to a Bachelor of Arts as a Bachelor of Artium or as a Baccalaureus of Arts.

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Re: Juris Doctor Candidate or Juris Doctorate Candidate

Postby BeeTeeZ » Mon Mar 05, 2018 5:36 pm

Doctor of Law has a nice ring to it, and is not incorrect.

Under the ABA and most states that have addressed the issue, it is not unethical for a J.D. to refer to themselves simply as a "doctor," though I think everyone agrees doing so is at least misleading.

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Re: Juris Doctor Candidate or Juris Doctorate Candidate

Postby Wild Card » Wed Mar 07, 2018 11:09 pm

legalace wrote:At most schools, J.D. is an abbreviation for Juris Doctor. At others, it is an abbreviation for Doctor of Jurisprudence.

Juris Doctorate is incorrect because it mixes two languages: Latin and English. This is like referring to a Bachelor of Arts as a Bachelor of Artium or as a Baccalaureus of Arts.


This is a good response, though I would use as analogies Artium Bachelor's and Artium Master's.



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