Juris Doctor Academic Rules & Regulations


UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law (UNH Law) offers a Juris Doctor degree in which students may select from several curricular focal points, including Business Law, Criminal Law, Intellectual Property, Litigation, Public Interest and Social Justice, and Sports and Entertainment Law. Intellectual Property Law includes patent law, copyrights and trademarks.  UNH Law also offers dual degrees in partnership with UNH, including JD/MBA, JD/MSW, and JD/MPP, as well as several joint degrees, including JD/LLM in Intellectual Property, and JD/LLM in Commerce and Technology.

In addition, JD certificates are available in Entertainment Law, Health Law and Policy, Intellectual Property, Sports and Entertainment Law, and Sports Law.

The University of New Hampshire School of Law, formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center, has been fully accredited by the American Bar Association since 1974. In addition, UNH Law is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.