An LLM or Master of Laws degree is an academic degree, often sought by students with undergraduate law degrees who are looking to educate themselves more thoroughly in one specific area of law study. LLM programs are research-oriented and typically last for one year.
Criminal justice is a field of study in which students learn about criminal justice systems, criminal law, and theories about criminal behavior. This subject is beneficial for anyone who wants to enter a career in law enforcement.
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Students who complete the LLM Specialization in Criminal Justice will have a matchless opportunity for exposure to and concentrated study in the law and skills necessary to train as an advocate for a criminal prosecution or defense setting. [+]
Loyola Law School has been ranked 6th in Trial Advocacy by U.S. News & World Report. The school has designed this specialization to give the next generation of Loyola students the practical skills demanded by the market while fostering Loyola's mission of upholding the highest standards of ethics, promoting the fair administration of justice, and facilitating our commitment to serving the community. Loyola's renowned advocacy teams experienced doctrinal and skills faculty, and extensive advocacy-related course offerings set the school apart in lawyering skills training.
Students who complete the LLM Specialization in Criminal Justice will have a matchless opportunity for exposure to and concentrated study in the law and skills necessary to train as an advocate for a criminal prosecution or defense setting.... [-]
Focus on international criminal law and procedure, international humanitarian law, and national security law. Second-semester externship available for students starting in fall semester. [+]
LLM in International Criminal Law - for both foreign and US graduates
Taught by leading experts in the field, this program provides students who hold a degree in law with an in-depth knowledge of international criminal law and procedure, international humanitarian law and national security law. It will equip them to practice international criminal law before international tribunals or national courts. The one-year program is based at our law school, but students have the option of taking their second semester at an international tribunal. The degree is also available to American students on a part-time basis over two years.
The one-year program requires full-time attendance and 24 hours of course credits.... [-]