LLM in Comparative Law


University of San Diego    School of Law

Full time & Part time See Course LLM 1 Year

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Key Program Features

For over 40 years, the LLM in Comparative Law program has provided international law school graduates with the opportunity to design a program that specifically suits their academic interests and professional goals. The program offers candidates maximum flexibility in selecting courses from a contemporary and dynamic curriculum, and is ideal for attorneys, judges, professors and other graduates of international law schools. USD was recently recognized as 1 of only 5 universities to receive NAFSA's 2015 Senator Paul Simon Award for Campus Internationalization. The award is given annually to schools that are "making significant, well-planned, well-executed and well-documented progress toward comprehensive internationalization."

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Entry Requirements

A candidate for this LLM degree must successfully complete 25 credit hours of appropriate coursework.
Required courses comprise 4 of the 25 credits:
Introduction to U.S. Law (2 credits): This course provides a comprehensive overview of the U.S. legal system and comparatively introduces approaches to law, lawyering and legal processes
Legal Writing and Research for LLM in Comparative Law Candidates (2 credits): Students learn the research and writing techniques used by practicing U.S. attorneys, including training on both the Lexis and Westlaw electronic legal research systems

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