Friday, June 20, 2008

Queen's law grads to receive new designation

Bachelor of Laws degree will no longer be issued by the university

Posted By BY JANE SWITZER, FOR THE WHIG-STANDARD

What's in a name? that's what students and alumni of the Queen's Faculty of Law are asking themselves.

This April marked the last graduating class of students from the Queen's Faculty of Law who had a choice between choosing a Bachelor of Laws (LL. B) or a Juris Doctor (JD) designation on their diploma.

Controversy surrounding the change in designation has been building since William Flanagan, dean of the Queen's Faculty of Law, made the announcement that all future graduating classes in the Faculty of Law will have their LL. B designations replaced with JD designations in 2007.


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