Law School Rules

Chapter 1. ADMISSIONS

1.01 Admissions Criteria
1.02 Prelegal Education
1.03 Law School Admission Test
1.04 Fall Admission Only
1.05 Transfer Applications
1.06 Reserved
1.07 Readmission after Dropping Out
1.08 Persons Excluded from Admission

Chapter 2. GRADING RULES FOR 2005 AND LATER MATRICULANTS

2.01 General Grading Rules
2.02 Class Rankings
2.03 Pass-Fail Option
2.04 Transition Rules
2.05 Conversion Scale for Intra-University Use
2.06 Grading Consistency in Multi-Sectioned Courses
2.07 Average Grades
2.08 Grade Distributions
2.09 Reporting of Grades
2.10 Distribution and Posting of Grade Information
2.11 Grading Grievances

Chapter 3. COURSE RULES

3.01 First-Year Program
3.02 Reduced First-Year Program
3.03 Legal Process Requirement
3.04 Diploma Privilege Requirements
3.05 Joint Program in Law and Public Administration
3.05.1 Joint Program in Law and Library Information Science
3.05.2 Joint Program in Law and Ibero-American Studies
3.05.3 Joint Program in Law and Business Master's Degree
3.05.4 Joint Program in Law and Environmental Studies

3.06 Credits for Law Journal and Moot Court
3.07 Professional Skills Requirement

3.08 Non-Law Courses
3.09 Abnormal Course Loads
3.10 General Practice Course
3.11 Legal Research & Writing
3.12 Professional Responsibilities Requirement
3.13 Directed Research; Directed Reading
3.14 Clinical Courses
3.15 Seminar Rules
3.16 Advance Standing for Law Students Pursuing Joint Programs in Law and Other Graduate Fields
3.17 Law & Philosophy Degree Program
3.18 Law & Sociology (Ph.D.) Dual Degree
3.19 Certificates of Concentration

Chapter 4. GRADING RULES FOR PRE-2005 MATRICULANTS

4.01 General Grading Rules
4.02 Class Ranking
4.03 Pass-Fail Option
4.04 Reserved
4.05 Reserved
4.06 Reserved
4.07 Transcribing Grades
4.08 Conversion Scale for Intra-University Use
4.09 Reserved
4.10 Grading Consistency in Multi-Sectioned Courses
4.11 Average Grades
4.12 Grade Distributions
4.13 Reporting of Grades
4.14 Distribution and Posting of Grade Information
4.15 Grading Grievances

Chapter 5. ATTENDANCE RULES

5.01 General Requirement
5.02 Penalty
5.03 Seating Assignments

Chapter 6. WITHDRAWALS AND EXAMINATIONS

6.01 Adding or Dropping Courses
6.02 Penalty for Failure to Complete Course
6.03 Rescheduling Examinations
6.04 Notice of Intention to Rewrite
6.05 Forfeiture of Rewrite Privilege
6.06 Rules for Conducting Examinations
6.07 Examinations in Absentia
6.08 Examinations to be Kept on File
6.09 Rewriting Examinations
6.10 Identification by Number
6.11 No Collaboration Policy

Chapter 7 ELIGIBILITY TO CONTINUE

7.01 Eligibility to Continue at the End of First Two Semesters
7.02 Eligibility to Continue at End of Third or Succeeding Semester
7.03 Limitation on Use of Rules 7.01 and 7.02
7.04 Requirement of a Minimum of 10 Credits
7.05 Waiver
7.06 Completion of Degree Work Within Six Years
7.07 Computation of Weighted Average
7.08 Reserved

Chapter 8. SCHOLARSHIPS, PRIZES, HONORS

8.01 Procedures
8.02 Awards to be Based on Need
8.03 Prizes
8.04 Honors
8.05 Dean's Honor List

Chapter 9. DEGREE AND BAR ADMISSION CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS

9.01 J.D. Degree
9.02 Bar Admission Certificate

Chapter 10. GRADUATE DEGREES AND GRADUATE MINORS IN LAW

10.01 S.J.D. Degree
10.02 LL.M. Degree
10.03 Law Minors
10.04 LL.M.-L.I. Degree

Chapter 11. MISCELLANEOUS

11.01 Reserved 

11.02 Computer Requirement
11.03 Book Withdrawal Rules
11.04 Student Photographs Required
11.05 Student Assistantships

Chapter 12. LAW STUDENT PETITIONS AND APPEALS

12.01 Initial Grievance Procedure
12.02 Petitions Committee
12.03 Jurisdiction of Petitions Committee
12.04 Time Limitations on Appeals
12.05 Appeals Procedure under Section 12.03(1)(b)

APPENDIX A. Materials Pertaining to Bar Admission

APPENDIX B. Statements Pertaining to Academic Dishonesty; Policy on Take-Home Exams; Change of Grades

APPENDIX C. Clinical Program Student Practice Rules

APPENDIX D. Coif Eligibility Rules

APPENDIX E. State Law Prohibiting Discrimination Against Students

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