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J.D.

Legal Definition of J.D.

Abbreviation

  1. Abbreviation for "Juris Doctor" or "doctor of jurisprudence" and the formal name given to the university law degree in the United States. It is a prerequisite to most bar admission exams.

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Definition of J.D.

Abbreviation

J.D.

  1. (education) Juris Doctor.

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