I would recommend that one consider why they want to pursue a JD, as it is a big investment. Due to visa uncertainties, one may or may not be able to work in the United States for a long period of time.
Nayanthika Ramakrishnan is a graduate of the National Law University, Jodhpur ('12) and currently enrolled as a JD student ('20) at Cornell Law School.
Potentially, an LLB from India in combination with an LLM from Harvard, Yale, Columbia will get you to the same place, employment wise. But, three years of legal education in one of the most sophisticated legal systems with the most powerful supreme court in the world will reshape you as an individual.
"We believe that the University of Georgia School of Law can provide an excellent return on investment and we are happy that we can make it more affordable for qualified students."
Columbia Law School has a reputation for being very competitive, which I am learning is not entirely true. The students out here are extremely driven and hardworking, but many go out of their way to help each other.
Ojas Patil decided to opt for a Juris Doctor degree at the James E. Rogers College of Law in the University of Arizona, instead of the more common LLM.
Amber Featherstone of Wake Forest University School of Law discussed SoPs, LLM recruitments & more
Akshay shares his thoughts on the JD degree, his time as a law student thus far (he is currently a 1L), and why a JD might must make more sense than an LLM