doctor of laws

one who has earned a doctoral degree in law

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  • Doctor of Laws — (Latin: Legum Doctor , LL.D.) is a doctorate level academic degree in law. Plural abbreviations in Latin are formed by doubling the letter, hence the double L . What follows is a country by country analysis of earned doctorates in law, which are… …   Wikipedia

  • Doctor Of Laws — Pour un article plus général sur les doctorats anglo saxons, voir Doctorate Le terme de Doctor of Laws désigne un diplôme universitaire de troisième cycle dans les pays anglophones ou anglo saxons. Ce terme est souvent abrégé en LL.D.… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • doctor of laws — often cap D&L: an honorary law degree compare doctor of the science of law, juris doctor, master of laws Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster …   Law dictionary

  • Doctor of Laws — Pour un article plus général sur les doctorats anglo saxons, voir Doctorate Le terme de Doctor of Laws désigne un diplôme universitaire de troisième cycle dans les pays anglophones ou anglo saxons. Ce terme est souvent abrégé en LL.D.… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • doctor of laws — Degree De*gree , n. [F. degr[ e], OF. degret, fr. LL. degradare. See {Degrade}.] 1. A step, stair, or staircase. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] By ladders, or else by degree. Rom. of R. [1913 Webster] 2. One of a series of progressive steps upward or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Doctor of Laws — Doktor der Rechtswissenschaften, Doktor der Rechte (lat. Abk. Dr. iur., Dr. jur.), seltener noch Doktor beider Rechte (des kirchlichen und des weltlichen, lat. Abk. Dr. iur. utr.) ist der akademische Grad eines Doktors im Bereich der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Doctor of Laws — noun an honorary law degree • Syn: ↑LLD • Hypernyms: ↑honorary degree, ↑honoris causa …   Useful english dictionary

  • Abbreviations used to denote, respectively, the three academic degrees in law, - bachelor, master, and doctor of laws; the latter commonly being an honorary degree. — See also J.D …   Black's law dictionary

  • Doctor of law — or Doctor of Laws is a doctoral degree in law. The application of the term varies from country to country, and includes degrees such as the LL.D., Ph.D., J.D., J.S.D., and Dr. iur. Contents 1 By country 1.1 Argentina 1.2 Brazil …   Wikipedia

  • Doctor of Juridical Science — Doctor of Juridical Science, Doctor of the Science of Law, (in Latin) Scientiae Juridicae Doctor (sometimes also referred to as a Doctor of Laws), abbreviated J.S.D. or S.J.D., is a research doctorate in law[1] and equivalent to the PhD[2][3] It… …   Wikipedia

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