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Law studies are undergraduate and graduate academic programs offered by Law schools or by law faculties in universities. Law programs are offered at schools around the world and feature a wide range of concentrations. Holding a Law degree give students a solid understanding of law, as well as the critical, analytical and strategic thinking skills necessary allowing the practice of law.

Many universities around the world offer LLB, LLM, MBA in Law, PhD in Law programs, as well as Law courses. It is common for students to specialize in a field within the law discipline such as Business Law, International Law, Environmental Law, Finance Law, Criminal Law, Tax Law, etc.

The variety of different Law programs can be overwhelming - don't let it stop you! Start your search by looking at the most popular Law degrees and Law programs listed below.

Educational News

By Joanna Hughes January 22, 2019

Many law students have their heads so deeply buried in legal tomes and case studies at this time of year that they barely have time to come up for breath. Unfortunately, this can interfere with them keeping up on current events, including those that directly affect them. Case in point? The Texas Supreme Court’s recent approval of a recommendation to replace the existing Texas bar exam with the Uniform Bar Examination (UBE). Here’s what you need to know, as reported by Texas Lawyer.

What to Expect

The switch to the UBE, which will occur in February 2021, means test-takers will now b...

By Joanna Hughes January 10, 2019
Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore may no longer be married, but their partnership left behind a powerful legacy thanks to the non-profit organization they...
By Joanna Hughes January 4, 2019
A growing body of evidence points to “pervasive mental health issues” within the legal profession, including on campus. Enter wellness rooms, areas wh...
By Joanna Hughes December 18, 2018
After taking two social studies classes during her four years of high school in Rhode Island, 17-year-old Aleita Cook had never taken civics, governme...
By Alyssa Walker December 11, 2018
New York's Long Island law schools are upping their tech standards to prepare the 1,300 law students currently there for a career in law. Let's take a...

Educational articles

By Alyssa Walker February 27, 2019
As a law student focused on the social impact realm, working for a civic-minded organization on an important social issue might meet your needs better...
By Joanna Hughes January 17, 2019
Attending law school is a pivotal step on the journey to becoming a legal professional. But the reality is it's not all sunshine and roses. In additio...
By Joanna Hughes January 1, 2019
Today is not just New Year’s Day, it’s also Copyright Law Day. And while it may not be as well-known as its shared holiday, it’s still important. Read...

Newly Added Programs

March 5, 2019 | University of Lincoln
The LLM International Corporate And Commercial Law is designed for law graduates and professionals who wish to develop the specialist legal expertise required in today’s global economy.
The LLM International Corporate And Commercial Law is designed for law graduates and professionals who wish to develop the specialist legal expertise required in today’s global economy. [-]
March 2, 2019 | University of Westminster
The course is intended for anyone wishing to demonstrate a commitment to contentious law in public and private international and commercial legal contexts. The taught part of the programme includes mo... [+]
The course is intended for anyone wishing to demonstrate a commitment to contentious law in public and private international and commercial legal contexts. The taught part of the programme includes modules which reflect the three main forms of the dispute resolution process, namely adjudication (litigation and arbitration), alternative dispute resolution (ADR – principally mediation), and negotiation. [-]
The Two-Year Extended Master of Laws (LLM) at USC Gould allows you to spend one year learning about the U.S. legal system and mastering legal English prior to enrolling in the yearlong, comprehensive ... [+]
The Two-Year Extended Master of Laws (LLM) at USC Gould allows you to spend one year learning about the U.S. legal system and mastering legal English prior to enrolling in the yearlong, comprehensive LLM curriculum. During the first year, you will receive academic training in legal reading and comprehension, case briefing, legal analysis and synthesis of the U.S. common law system, while improving your English speaking and writing skills. Small, personalized classes during the first year give you an opportunity to adjust to living in the U.S. and attending USC. Upon successful completion of the first year, you will receive a certificate in U.S. Legal Studies and will be enrolled in USC Gould's LLM program. [-]
If you have a non-law degree and would like to be a solicitor or barrister, this two-year course, which you can also study partly online, will provide you with the academic training you need to move o... [+]
If you have a non-law degree and would like to be a solicitor or barrister, this two-year course, which you can also study partly online, will provide you with the academic training you need to move on to the professional training stage of a legal education. It is particularly appropriate for those overseas students whose home professional bodies require a traditional LLB. You’ll graduate with a broad range of transferable legal and academic skills and an understanding of the principal institutions, processes and doctrines of English law. [-]

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