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					Office of Admissions
Duke University School of Law
Science Drive & Towerview Drive
Box 90393 / Durham NC 27708-0393
phone: 919-613-7020
email: admissions@law.duke.edu
web: http://www.law.duke.edu




This document contains the following:

2008 JD Transfer and Visitor Application form – 2 pages

Recommendation Letter forms – 1 page (two forms per page)




Processing may be delayed if pages are not formatted as noted
above. If you are unable to print any item in the correct format, you
may print the PDF version from our website. Please review the
application checklist and instructions from our website prior to
completing the application.
                                                                                       OFFICE USE:             A      S      F       R         P

                                                         2008 JD TRANSFER AND VISITOR APPLICATION
Duke Law School is committed to a policy against discrimination based on race, color, veteran status, religion, national or ethnic
origin, political affiliation, sex, sexual orientation, age or disability in the administration of educational policies, admissions policies,
financial aid, employment, or any other university program or activity. Duke admits qualified students to all the rights and privileges,
programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students.

Please read the application instructions. If applying electronically, click on the “Law School
Instrucions” tab.

SECTION 1: APPLICATION FEE – Please submit a $70 application processing fee.

SECTION 2: PERSONAL INFORMATION

 Applicant Name:                                                                                                Suffix:
                            Last                            First                          Middle                           (Jr., III, Etc.)

 SSN:                                         Female            Male     Preferred First Name:
(Required to process financial aid)

 Place of Birth:                                              Birthdate:                    LSAC Account #:
                          city/state/country (if not USA)                   mm/dd/yyyy                                      L + 8 digits

     US Citizen             Permanent Resident                      Non-Resident       Country of Citizenship:
This information is required for statistical reporting purposes and has no bearing on admission.

Check the one race or ethnic group that best applies to you (optional):

           Native American                                      Mexican American                            White
           Asian/Pacific Islander                               Puerto Rican                                Other ______________
           Black/African American                               Other Hispanic American                     Choose not to indicate

 Email address:

 Mailing address for correspondence: (submit updates via email)

 Street:                                                                                Primary/main phone:

 City, state, and zip:                                                                  Secondary/cell phone:

Immediate family members attending or graduated from Duke:
      Name                                   Relationship                                         Major              Degree Earned/Year




SECTION 3: APPLICATION STATUS – Check one.

      I am applying as a transfer student (after completing one year of law school at another ABA-
      approved law school.

      I am applying as a visiting student (to attend the third year at Duke; degree to be granted by home
      institution.



 If you are reapplying, indicate the year for which you sought admission:
 Applicant name:                                                                                         Birthdate:
                          Last                         First                          Middle                             mm/dd/yyyy

SECTION 4: EDUCATIONAL HISTORY
 High school attended (name, city and state):

Colleges and universities attended (attach separate sheet if necessary):
 Name / LSAC Code                      City/State                    Dates Attended            Major           Degree/Date Awarded




SECTION 5: FAMILY INFORMATION
 Mother:                                                Deceased          Father:                                      Deceased

 City, state, and zip:                                                    City, state, and zip:

 Occupation:                                                              Occupation:

SECTION 6: CONDUCT
Please read the instructions carefully before answering these questions. (If applying electronically, click
on the “Law School Instructions” tab.) If you answer “yes” to any question, you are required to submit a
supplementary statement or electronic attachment that provides full information.

Have you ever been dropped, suspended, warned, placed on academic or
disciplinary probation, disciplined, expelled, requested or advised to resign from
any post-secondary school, college, university, professional school, or law school?
If you answer yes, you must submit a letter from a dean or university official that
provides full information about the incident.                                                                      Yes        No

Have you ever (i) been arrested, charged or cited for any crime or (ii) been
convicted of any offense other than a minor traffic violation?                                                     Yes        No

Have you ever been discharged or dismissed from the armed forces other than
by honorable discharge or been subject to military discipline?                                                     Yes        No

SECTION 7: RESUME, PERSONAL STATEMENT, AND RECOMMENDATIONS
You are required to submit a current resume, personal statement, and at least two letters of
recommendation. You may also submit an optional essay. Review the application instructions for details.
(If applying electronically, click on the Law School Instructions tab.)

SECTION 8: CONDITIONS OF APPLICATION AND SIGNATURE
By signing or electronically transmitting this application, I certify that the information furnished is true and
correct, and that all information on this form and submitted as part of this application is true and complete
to the best of my knowledge. I understand that I am obligated to notify the Law School immediately if
there is any change in the information provided. I understand that all material including, but not limited to,
academic transcripts and letters of recommendation become the property of Duke Law School and will
not be returned. I acknowledge that, if admitted, enrollment is conditional upon the completion of any
degree described above in Educational History. I promise, if admitted, to obey the rules of all academic
exercises performed for credit in the School.

SIGNATURE REQUIRED: ________________________________________ DATE: _______________
You may elect to submit the application and pay the fee electronically or you may print, sign, and enclose the fee with the
Certification Letter and mail directly to our office.

 Office of Admissions / Duke University School of Law / Science Drive & Towerview Road / Box 90393 / Durham NC 27708-0393
                                                        www.law.duke.edu
                                                                                          RECOMMENDATION LETTER


If applying electronically, print out this form; it will not be transmitted.

Applicant name:                                                                                       Birthdate:
                          Last                      First                     Middle                                        mm/dd/yyyy

Applicant signature required: __________________________________________________________

    For the purpose of encouraging candor, I hereby waive my                                   I do not waive my right of access
right of access to information submitted on behalf of my
application for admission.

To the applicant: Our preferred method for receiving recommendation letters is through LSAC. This
form must accompany recommendation letters submitted directly to our office and is not required if using
the LSAC Letter of Recommendation service or a central reference system.

To the law professor or individual writing the recommendation letter: The individual noted above is
an applicant to Duke Law School. Attach this form to your letter providing your candid evaluation. Sign
and seal your letter in an envelope, sign across the envelope seal, and return it to the applicant for
submission with the application. It is also acceptable to submit your letter directly to our office. Because
of federal legislation giving individuals access to their educational records, the Law School cannot
guarantee the confidentiality of your statement unless the applicant has signed the appropriate waiver.
  Office of Admissions / Duke University School of Law / Science Drive & Towerview Road / Box 90393 / Durham NC 27708-0393
                                                         fax 919-613-7257




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                                                                                          RECOMMENDATION LETTER

If applying electronically, print out this form; it will not be transmitted.

Applicant name:                                                                                       Birthdate:
                          Last                      First                     Middle                                        mm/dd/yyyy

Applicant signature required: __________________________________________________________

    For the purpose of encouraging candor, I hereby waive my                                   I do not waive my right of access
right of access to information submitted on behalf of my
application for admission.

To the applicant: Our preferred method for receiving recommendation letters is through LSAC. This
form must accompany recommendation letters submitted directly to our office and is not required if using
the LSAC Letter of Recommendation service or a central reference system.

To the law professor or individual writing the recommendation letter: The individual noted above is
an applicant to Duke Law School. Attach this form to your letter providing your candid evaluation. Sign
and seal your letter in an envelope, sign across the envelope seal, and return it to the applicant for
submission with the application. It is also acceptable to submit your letter directly to our office. Because
of federal legislation giving individuals access to their educational records, the Law School cannot
guarantee the confidentiality of your statement unless the applicant has signed the appropriate waiver.

  Office of Admissions / Duke University School of Law / Science Drive & Towerview Road / Box 90393 / Durham NC 27708-0393
                                                         fax 919-613-7257

				
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