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Online Law Schools / Online PhD or LLD in Law
« on: March 24, 2016, 05:36:42 PM »
Anyone know of any online PhD or LLD in law besides UNISA or Leiden?

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Online Law Schools / Re: Distance Learning
« on: March 09, 2016, 07:22:40 AM »
What I mean is you seem seriously ticked off about nothing in particular.  It is worth repeating that going to online school in the UK and then taking a LLM seems like a round about way to get to the California Bar unless one was trying to avoid the FYLSE.  In which case it is brilliant.  Sure one can go for a year to a bricks and mortar school too, but us online grads pride ourselves on doing it the hard way.  I intentionally dropped out of law school the first semester so I could do it purely online (though I didn't know it at the time what a brilliant move I was making).  Sure other lawyers may sneer but that would have done that anyway.

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Online Law Schools / Re: Distance Learning
« on: March 08, 2016, 08:40:38 PM »

already am one.......thus why I don't hide behind the work "practitioner"

But not in California apparently - Quote from: Matthias Pavayne on February 28, 2016, 07:09:22 PM

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Online Law Schools / Re: Distance Learning
« on: February 29, 2016, 07:09:09 PM »

1. learn to quote
2. You don't know what cheating means
3. you have no clue what the CA bar rules are then either...............you idiot

That was a joke. But you'll make a good lawyer LOL.

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Online Law Schools / Re: Distance Learning
« on: February 28, 2016, 05:24:27 PM »

That just means go to one of the on campus (but still not ABA) schools for year one and then transfer online............(if that is the only reason) and you'd be exempt
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That would be cheating!  We only do online here.

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Online Law Schools / Re: Distance Learning
« on: February 15, 2016, 05:24:38 PM »
There is one distinct advantage, no California First Year Law Student Exam required.  Let's face it the FYLSE has about a 20% pass rate. Bypassing that is smart if you have time and resources. A UK LLB, US LLM and a bar pass course would put one in a good position to pass the bar.  The FYLSE is always dicey.  Online law is a numbers game, this shaves the odds down a bit.

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Online Law Schools / Re: NOVUS LAW SCHOOL?
« on: October 26, 2015, 08:02:52 PM »
Novus is only incorporated in the RMI, 100% certainty they operate out of California.  There is also a long history here of law school scams run  by the same group:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Kirk_diploma_mills

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Online Law Schools / Re: Touro College vs. Novus
« on: October 25, 2015, 09:07:13 PM »
It would be a very short list of zero since the Novus degree would not qualify anyone to take a bar so if by some miracle a Novus grad ever did the pass a bar, the Novus degree would not be the qualifying reason but some other qualification.

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Anyone can set up a school.  Novus is an unregulated and unlicensed school that awards an unaccredited law degree. Be interesting to know if the people running NOVUS who are US persons  have complied with FATCA laws regarding the Marshall Islands corporation?

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Online Law Schools / Re: NOVUS LAW SCHOOL?
« on: October 25, 2015, 09:02:07 PM »
Problem here is with lazy incompetent state bar regulators who actually do have standing to go after scammers like Novus.  Likewise, you'd think the ABA might be interested.  Not a chance because there is no money in it for them.  And really except for the equally incompetent and greedy law schools who admit anyone with a "foreign law degree" and the tuition money there wouldn't be a problem.  A Novus grad shouldn't be able to fool anyone; it takes about all of five minutes on Google to figure out there are no law schools in the Marshall islands and all Marshall Islands attorneys studied at ABA law schools.

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