See also: 2 L


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2L ‎(plural 2Ls)

  1. (law) The second year of law school.
    • 2001, Eric Owens, Complete Book of Law Schools, 2002 Edition, page 254,
      2L and 3L programs in moot court and trial advocacy are optional.
    • 2003, Richard Harrison et al, Working on Mysteries: The Coming of Age, page 26,
      During 2L year Charles was the spokesperson for a highly visible committee of graduate and undergraduate students...
    • 2004, Robert Harrax Miller, Law School Confidential: A Complete Guide to the Law School Experience, page 373,
      Almost every interviewer you'll see during 3L recruiting will ask you whether you received an offer from your 2L firm...
  2. (law) A law student in the second year of law school.
    • 1999, Broken Contract: A Memoir of Harvard Law School, page 13,
      When I told a group of 2L friends of mine about my fate my first day, they reminisced in minute detail about the first individual to be called on in their section a year earlier.
    • 2001, Andrew J. McClurg, The Law School Trip: The Insider's Guide to Law School, page 56,
      Few activities are more fulfilling to 2Ls and 3Ls than giving advice to new students.
    • 2003, Jungle Media Group, The JD Jungle Law School Survival Guide, page 69,'s up to the 2L member editors to make sure that an article's footnotes are accurately and correctly cited.
    • 2005, J. Keith Essmyer, Jr., Stress, Tests, and Success: The Ultimate Law School Survival Guide, iUniverse, ISBN 0595348386, page 31,
      Many law schools assign 1L’s a 2L or 3L as a mentor for the 1L to learn from.
    • 2007, Vault Editors, The Law School Buzz Book, page 297,
      The top of the 2L class landed some summer associate positions at all but the most prestigious firms in DC...