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    Re: It's Not Only Oregon

    Posted by Res Ipsa Loco on 9/10/09

    Thats absurd. DETC doesn't mean jack squat. You can practice with
    a non-DETC DL JD in California, Wisconsin and Massachusetts (I
    believe these last two states require you to pass the CA bar
    first). Additionally, the poster was wrong about not being able
    to practice in Michigan. You can practice bankruptcy law in the
    state of Michigan (at least the Western District)(do your
    research). You can practice federal administrative law (to
    include SSA, VA, USCIS/BCIS--formerly the INS) in ANY state. Most
    federal district courts also have different admission standards
    than most of the states and also might allow you to be admitted.
    Hell, the US Supreme Court will admit DL law graduates, even
    those without DETC. Go figure! You can't get better than the

    Res Ipsa Loco

    On 9/09/09, Larry wrote:
    > As you can read from prior posts, many students plan to use
    > the degree for purposes other than practicing law. Prior posts
    > also indicate many of these individuals are outside of
    > California.
    > In the big picture, the difference in cost is small. Let's
    > assume that you pay $40,000 at Concord vs. say $12,000 at
    > another school. The difference is $28,000. If your billing
    > rate as an attorney is $400 (less than average in California)
    > it means for only 70 hours of billable time you can have an
    > accredited degree.
    > If you can go to an ABA school, go for it. But DETC is the
    > next best option.
    > Larry
    > On 9/09/09, Jay wrote:
    >> And your point is???
    >> ALL California distance learning JDs are really intended
    >> only to prepare the student for the practice of law in and
    >> ONLY in California. There MAY be the possibility of using
    >> it for other purposes in other locations, but why one would
    >> be crazy about DETC based upon these possibilities is kind
    >> of silly.
    >> If you are wanting to pay many times the amount necessary in
    >> order to study law with a DETC school, by all means, go for
    >> it. The circumstances where is it really going to mean
    >> anything are EXTREMELY rare though.
    >> If you are SOLELY interested in working outside California,
    >> go get an ABA JD.
    >> On 9/09/09, Larry wrote:
    >>> It's Not Only Oregon Where Unaccredited Degrees Are Illegal
    >>> From the Oregon website:
    >>> Is Oregon the only state that disallows use of most
    >>> unaccredited degrees?
    >>> No. It is also illegal or restricted in North Dakota,
    >>> South Dakota, Illinois, Missouri, New Jersey, Texas,
    >>> Nevada, Washington, Virginia and Maine to use unaccredited
    >>> degrees. It is illegal in Indiana to use an unaccredited
    >>> doctorate and Michigan law limits the legal options of
    >>> users.

    Posts on this thread, including this one
  • It's Not Only Oregon , 9/09/09, by Larry.
  • Re: It's Not Only Oregon , 9/09/09, by Jay.
  • Re: It's Not Only Oregon , 9/09/09, by Larry.
  • Re: It's Not Only Oregon , 9/10/09, by Res Ipsa Loco.
  • Re: It's Not Only Oregon , 9/11/09, by again, lawyers use logic....

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