the north face fleeces American law degree
Douglas Sylvester, dean of the Sandra Day O College of Law at ASU, said the degree came about because he believes that being licensed to practise across borders will be in high demand in the future.are looking for students to come here for three years and go back up to Canada and seek firms that have relationships with businesses and firms here in Phoenix so they can engage in dual licence practice, Mr. Sylvester said.According to Mr. degree that prepares students not only to qualify for practice with any bar in the United States, but also for any course work and/or articling opportunities they might seek in Canada.The three year program offers courses in all 10 core subjects, including the four Canadian subjects required by the National Committee on Accreditation, a standing committee of the Federation of Law Societies of Canada. These include Canadian constitutional law,
Canadian criminal law, foundations of Canadian law and Canadian administrative law.But there are caveats. Even though ASU teaches the subjects required by the NCA, students returning to Canada may still need to take additional courses at a Canadian law school or sit for qualifying exams offered by the NCA. do not accept mandatory Canadian subjects taught at schools outside of Canada, said Deborah Wolfe, managing director of the NCA.Lana Driscoll, a senior recruiter at Marsden International, said a Canadian law school should be the first choice for prospective students though the Arizona degree might be a better alternative to schools in other countries. law schools and then return to Canada for work face challenges namely writing the NCA exams and finding an articling job. It one thing if students attend an Ivy League school. But students who attend lesser known schools must be prepared to explain why in job interviews,
Ms. Sordi said.