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An abbreviation for Juris Doctor, the degree awarded to an individual upon the successful completion of law school.

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Juris Doctor (J.D.)

n. the law degree granted upon graduation by many university law schools with accepted high standards of admission and grading. This often supersedes the Bachelor of Laws in recognition that the law curriculum entitles a person to a graduate degree.

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