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Table 6: Written Work Registration Deadlines (see below for important details)

 

Type of Writing Registration/Application Deadline
Option 1 of the J.D. Written Work Requirement
Optional Papers
Fall term: October 6, 2017 (2Ls and 3Ls)
Spring term: February 2, 2018 (all J.D. students)

 

Option 2 of the J.D. Written Work Requirement February 1 of 3L year or the following business day if February 1 falls on a weekend (all J.D. students)
LL.M. Written Work Requirement
Optional Papers
Fall term: October 16, 2017 (all 50-page papers and fall-term 25-page papers)
Spring Term: February 2, 2018 (spring 25-page papers)
Winter Term Writing Registration for J.D. Students and Application for LL.M. Students November 6, 2017 (2Ls and 3Ls)
November 10, 2017 (LL.M.s)
Additional Credit for Written Work Fall term: November 19, 2017 (2Ls and 3Ls)
Winter and Spring term: April 9, 2018 (all students)

Absent express permission, no academic work, including examinations, papers in lieu of exams, optional papers, seminar papers, exercises or journals, papers written in satisfaction of the J.D. Written Work Requirement or the LL.M. Written Work Requirement or revisions thereto, may be submitted for degree credit after the final deadlines specified above. Such permission will be granted only with the permission of the instructor and in consultation with the Registrar and Dean of Students in cases where:

  1. The delay in submission of the work was caused by a serious personal or medical emergency;
  2. The delay will not prejudice the evaluation of the work by the instructor; and
  3. The delay will not prejudice the preparation of the final degree list, including awards, by the Office of the Registrar.

(See Section XII.(M) regarding graduation and payment of outstanding e-bill charges.)