Sep 28, 2022  
2022-2023 Law School Student Handbook 
2022-2023 Law School Student Handbook

What’s New

The changes below have been made since the 2022-2023 Law School Student Handbook PDF  was published on June 2, 2022.

Revised Policy:

  • The graduation honors categories for Graduate Law Programs  was revised to be consistent with the university’s graduate-level programs.

Revised Programs:

  • JD Programs: Upper Division Experiential Requirement - Updated to reflect 2 units required from LAW 834C, LAW 776C or LAW 885B
  • JD Programs: Upper Division Writing Requirement - Decreased to 2 units; revised requirement language
  • JD Programs: LAW 732 Appellate Advocacy  Added as required Upper Division course starting with entering class Fall 2022

New Courses:


LAW 865S Problem Solving in Public Interest Law  

LAW 899L Competition: USD Nat’l Criminal Procedure  

LAW 823S Privacy Law Practicum   


Revised Courses: