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Phone: (812) 856-0221
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Zhizheng (Charlie) Wang, SJD'12

Zhizheng (Charlie) Wang SJD'12

Home Country: People's Republic of China

“An Arduous Journey to the Rule of Law”

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We will begin accepting fall applications on October 1st. The application process has changed, so please be sure to follow the most up-to-date procedures as outlined below.

Applicants to the LLM, MCL, and SJD programs are strongly encouraged to apply using the LSAC online application. Additional details are available on the "Apply for LLM, MCL, or SJD" page.

Applicants to the PHD programs must submit their applications using the Indiana University eApp. Applications must be complete and received by February 1. New students are admitted for the fall semester only. Additional details are available on the "Apply for PhD " page.

Applicants to the Certificate in Legal Studies program must contact the Office of Graduate Legal Studies for instructions on how to apply to the Certificate in Legal Studies program.

Application Deadlines

LLM and MCL February 1 (priority)*; March 1 (recommended)

SJD March 1 (final)

PHD February 1 (final)

Certificate at least 5 months prior to the start of the semester you plan to enroll

*Applications received by February 1 will be considered for scholarships. Applicants do not need to submit an additional form to be considered for scholarships.

Please note: Applications to the LLM and MCL programs may be considered until the class is full; however, applicants should understand that the later their applications are received, the later they will receive their Forms I-20 or DS-2019, the documents required to obtain a visa.