A Doctor of Juridical Science, or SJD, is the highest degree offered to those studying law and is pursued by exemplary students who have already completed a professional Doctor of Jurisprudence, or JD, and a Masters of Law.
An LLM is a postgraduate law degree that is pursued by students who want to specialize in a particular area of law. Graduates with this specialized training are often qualified to work in global legal environments.
The United States of America is a large country in North America, often referred to as the "USA", the "US", the "United States", "America", or simply "the States". American colleges are funded by "tuition" charged to the student, which is often quite expensive, very commonly reaching into the tens of thousands of dollars per year.
The state of Connecticut is famous for having the most agenda in the conception of the federal government of America. It is also famous for having the first school of law in America.
SJDs in Connecticut in USA
The LL.M. to S.J.D. The program is intended for individuals who have demonstrated evidence of superior scholarly potential and who are engaged in or plan to pursue, careers in academia, government service, or the judiciary. [+]
The LLM to SJD Program is intended for individuals who have demonstrated evidence of superior scholarly potential and who are engaged in or plan to pursue, careers in academia, government service, or the judiciary. Candidates accepted into the Program must have the ability to conduct sustained and original academic or professional research at a high intellectual level, culminating in the submission of a doctoral dissertation.
With rare exceptions, we are unlikely to admit any more than one or two candidates per academic year, in order to ensure sufficient attention for the demanding task of successfully completing a doctoral dissertation. In rendering admissions decisions, preference is given to the Law School’s own LL.M. graduates, although applications from external candidates are welcome.... [-]