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The Law School concentrates on providing an all-encompassing education to the next generation of legal minds. With that in mind, there are a few options for those interested in pursuing a career in law, which should be guided by the ultimate career path a prospective student wishes to follow. Apply Now.

Application Information

Juris Doctor (J.D.)

The Notre Dame Law School Fast Track application is:

We are no longer accepting Fast Track applications. The application closed on March 15, 2014 and will reopen October 1, 2014.

Free – We waive the application fee.

Fast – You can complete this form in only a few minutes, and Notre Dame will gather any additional necessary information afterwards.

Scholarships Are Available – You are eligible for scholarships if you are admitted through the Fast Track process the same as if you applied through our standard application – every person admitted to Notre Dame Law School is automatically considered for merit-based scholarships.

You also may be eligible for other assistance including a travel voucher to visit the school, funding for books and supplies, and housing assistance.

Juris Doctor (J.D.) – Apply Now

Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from an accredited college or university
LSAC Credential Assembly Service subscription
Application form
$75 Application fee
Personal Statement
Resume
2 Letters of Recommendation (must use LSAC CAS)
LSAT
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LL.M. Program at Notre Dame – Apply Now

The application period begins October 1 and applications must be received no later than April 1
Applicants must complete the online application found on the Law School Admission Council’s website or download pdf application.
All applicants must have a TOEFL iBT score of at least 100
There is a $75 application fee
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LL.M. Program in London – Apply Now

Eligibility
European Union Citizenship
J.D., LL.B., or law degree from home country

Application Form (due May 1)
Application Fee ($75)
Personal Statement
Resume
Two Letters of Recommendation
LL.M. Credential Assembly Service
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LL.M. in Human Rights – Apply Now

The Center for Civil and Human Rights (CCHR) uses the online Graduate School Application. Online applications and accompanying materials are due by January 15. Decisions will be made on a rolling basis and transmitted to applicants as soon as they are available. Acceptances will normally be sent out by April 15. When a decision is ready, you will receive an email with instructions to log back into your online application to view the decision letter.
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J.S.D in Human Rights – Apply Now

The Center for Civil and Human Rights (CCHR) uses the online Graduate School Application. Online applications and accompanying materials are due by February 15. Decisions will be made on a rolling basis and transmitted to applicants as soon as they are available. Acceptances will normally be sent out by April 15. When a decision is ready, you will receive an email with instructions to log back into your online application to view the decision letter.
Learn More about the J.S.D. in Human Rights