New books for Melbourne Law School Library

31 March 2014

The University of Melbourne has recently purchased a plethora of new books for the Law Library. See the list of new books purchased by the Law Library in February, covering everything from Administrative procedure to Drug control—Southeast Asia, and Foreign trade regulation to Wine and wine making—Law and legislation—Australia.

University of Melbourne Law School
Study the Juris Doctor at Melbourne Law School

Specially designed over three floors in the Melbourne Law School at University Square, the Law Library is an accessible and easy to use resource for University of Melbourne students. The library has one of the finest legal collections in Australia and an extensive range of online legal resources which can be accessed from the Law Library.
As a city, Melbourne is an exciting hub of cultural, social, sporting and business life. The law school is located only a five-minute tram ride or a 15-minute walk from the city centre, and is positioned right next to the inner-city suburb of Carlton. The school’s contemporary and purpose-built facilities are located adjacent to the historic and leafy university campus.The Melbourne Law School building has been designed specifically for legal education. This state-of-the-art building has simulated court facilities, purpose-built study spaces, a library spanning three levels and comfortable student areas for group work and relaxation. Its Legal Research Centre spans three floors of the law school building, and contains a rich legal collection comprising more than 180,000 volumes of reports, legislation, legal journals and treatises. The LRC also subscribes to major English language databases and has a permanent exhibition of rare books. It provides access to a wide range of the latest electronic resources for teaching and research today.
The Melbourne Law School experience introduces students to a strong community of legal educators, students, members of the legal profession, government and business institutions which will help establish networks for life. The school also provides students with a range of exciting international and career opportunities.

Melbourne Law School Juris Doctor Program

Program: Juris Doctor (JD)
Location: Melbourne, Victoria
Semester intake: February
Duration: 3 years (standard course structure); 2 or 2.5 years (accelerated course structure)

Juris Doctor Application Timeline

Applications are assessed periodically throughout the application season on a rolling admissions basis. The earlier your application is submitted the better.
Early Applications – Round 1
JD Application Deadline: July 11, 2014
Latest LSAT sitting to apply in this round: June 29, 2014
LSAT Registration Closing Date: May 23, 2014
Applicants applying in Round 1 will be notified of the outcome of their application by August 27, 2014.
Late Applications – Round 2
JD Application Deadline: September 5, 2014
Latest LSAT sitting to apply in this round: October 5, 2014
LSAT Registration Closing Date: September 5, 2014 (TBC)

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