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Online Law Degrees Face Hung Jury

Web-based J.D. and LL.M. degrees’ reputations may be rising, but they don’t seem to have arrived yet.


Doyle, the hiring manager at McDermott, allows that an online LL.M. may be better than no LL.M., and NYU's LL.M. is more credible than a similar degree from a less prestigious school. 

"But a brick-and-mortar LL.M. would be far more beneficial than an online LL.M. at this point," she says. 

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