Thursday, May 29, 2014

Melbourne Law School walks for justice

On May 13, 2014, a team from Melbourne Law School joined Justice Connect to support the annual Walk for Justice. More than 70 students and staff, including the Dean, Professor Carolyn Evans, met bright and early on the steps of Parliament to raise much-needed funds for the Homeless Law Program, run by Justice Connect.

University of Melbourne Law School
Study law at the Melbourne Law School

The Walk for Justice is in its seventh year and is an initiative by Justice Connect, a pillar of the Victorian legal community. As a facilitator for the provision of pro bono legal services, an advocate for public interest matters and a provider of legal information to the community, Justice Connect plays a vital role in advancing access to justice in Victoria. Proceeds from the walk will help Justice Connect to continue in assisting some of the most disadvantaged and vulnerable people in the community.

Melbourne Law School Juris Doctor Program

Program: Juris Doctor
Location: Melbourne, Victoria
Semester intake: February 2015
Duration: 3 years (standard course structure); 2 or 2.5 years (accelerated course structure)

Entry Requirements

Melbourne JD applicants must have
  • completed an undergraduate degree in any discipline; and
  • completed the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT).
The Melbourne JD has three selection criteria:
  1. Academic results achieved in previous tertiary studies
  2. The LSAT score
  3. The applicant’s personal statement

Application Timeline

Round 1
JD Application Deadline: July 11, 2014
Latest LSAT sitting to apply in this round: June 29, 2014
Applicants applying in Round 1 will be notified of the outcome of their application by August 27, 2014.

Round 2
JD Application Deadline: September 5, 2014
Latest LSAT sitting to apply in this round: October 5, 2014
Applicants applying in Round 2 will be notified of the outcome of their application by November 27, 2014.

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