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What does JD stand for?

JD stands for Doctor of Laws

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Lord Justice Clerk Lord Gill and the South African lawyer and former anti-apartheid campaigner Justice Albie Sachs also received honorary Doctor of Laws degrees at the same ceremony.
Elizabeth Sheehy: The Law Society of Upper Canada presented an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws to Professor Sheehy, at its Call to the Bar ceremonies in recognition of her numerous contributions to creating access to justice for women throughout the Ontario legal system.
Professor Ken Overshott, the retired principal of the University of Wales College, Newport, will be given a Doctor of Laws degree.