Juris Doctor

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin juris, genitive singular of jus (law), and doctor (teacher)

Noun[edit]

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Juris Doctor (plural Juris Doctors)

  1. A professional doctorate in law, and in some countries, a first professional graduate degree.

Synonyms[edit]

  • J.D., JD, Doctor of Jurisprudence, Doctor of Law (in the U.S. only).

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