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Students may satisfy Option 2 using two of the following types of writing, one of which must be faculty supervised:
See the J.D. Written Work Requirement FAQ for more details.
HLS faculty actively support student writing, and are available to supervise papers. Click here for a list of faculty supervisors
February 1 of the 3L year
For 1Ls and 2Ls, registration is not required until February 1 of your 3L year. If you have questions about Option 2, including whether a certain piece of writing qualifies under the Option 2 rules, please contact Julie Barton, Director of Special Academic Programs, at firstname.lastname@example.org .
To register for Option 2 of the Written Work Requirement, students should complete and submit the Option 2 registration form. Please note that the form requires verification signatures for clinical writing; upper-level moot court briefs; law journal writing and nontraditional writing produced under faculty supervision. Verification signatures are not needed for seminar and course papers.
Contact the Registrar's Office, email@example.com, 617-495-4612, with questions.
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