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LLM Programs in Law in North America 2022

An LL.M. is the first step towards academics in many countries. It presents many opportunity to specialize in a particular field or to undertake thorough research. It can also prove beneficial in obtaining a doctoral level degree in law. The field of law encompasses the rules set in place by a society to govern the behavior of its members and the enforcement by societal institutions of those rules… Read more

An LL.M. is the first step towards academics in many countries. It presents many opportunity to specialize in a particular field or to undertake thorough research. It can also prove beneficial in obtaining a doctoral level degree in law.

The field of law encompasses the rules set in place by a society to govern the behavior of its members and the enforcement by societal institutions of those rules. There are many sub-disciplines of law, including civil and criminal law.

From indigenous civilizations to modern day empires, North America has plenty of hands-on educational opportunities to offer scholars. Filled with a range of distinct cultures, students can educate themselves in well-rounded way.

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University of Illinois - College of Law
Champaign, USA

The Illinois LLM - Justice, Democracy, and Legal Rights Concentration program is designed to prepare students with or without any prior legal training to excel in their profes ... +

The Illinois LLM - Justice, Democracy, and Legal Rights Concentration program is designed to prepare students with or without any prior legal training to excel in their professional careers. Foreign-educated students in the LLM - Justice, Democracy, and Legal Rights Concentration program are introduced to the U.S. legal system and provided the opportunity to specialize in their own area of academic or professional interest. U.S.-trained lawyers can also enhance their legal expertise to meet their professional and career goals in the LLM - Justice, Democracy, and Legal Rights Concentration program. -
LLM
Full-time
2 - 3 semesters
English
Aug 2022
Campus
 
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School
Arlington, USA

A top-tier law school, the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University boasts the number one location for young attorneys in the US and a top-25 faculty in terms of s ... +

A top-tier law school, the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University boasts the number one location for young attorneys in the US and a top-25 faculty in terms of scholarly impact. Scalia Law’s new Flex LLM offers international lawyers an unparalleled education in U.S. law, providing an expedited path to a degree and bar eligibility in Washington, DC. With classes broken into manageable 8-week sessions, concurrent bar study, access to the law school’s resources, and individualized attention, the new Flex LLM sets a course for success. -
LLM
Full-time
12 months
English
Online
 
Texas A&M University School of Law
Fort Worth, USA

The Master of Laws (LL.M.) one-year program provides a concentrated post-graduate legal study program for practicing lawyers or graduates of foreign or domestic law schools. C ... +

The Master of Laws (LL.M.) one-year program provides a concentrated post-graduate legal study program for practicing lawyers or graduates of foreign or domestic law schools. Candidates for this program include foreign lawyers and law graduates seeking training in U.S. legal doctrine and skills; and; U.S. lawyers and law graduates wishing to pursue an advanced study in chosen areas of focus. Students have the option to pursue a thesis or non-thesis Master of Laws degree. Students may be enrolled on either a full-time or part-time basis. -
LLM
Full-time
Part-time
English
Aug 2022
01 Jul 2022
Campus
 

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Golden Gate University School of Law
San Francisco, USA

The LLM in US Legal Studies program provides core training in United States law and comprehensive preparation for foreign attorneys and law graduates to take the state bar exa ... +

The LLM in US Legal Studies program provides core training in United States law and comprehensive preparation for foreign attorneys and law graduates to take the state bar examination. The program also allows students to concentrate on a particular area of U.S. law. It teaches foreign-educated lawyers about the basic foundations of American law and prepares them to understand, analyze, and write about issues in American law. -
LLM
Full-time
Part-time
2 semesters
English
Campus
 
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Bloomington, USA

Many international students want to gain some practical experience in the US legal system while they're earning their LLM degree. The Maurer School of Law's new LAW (learning ... +

Many international students want to gain some practical experience in the US legal system while they're earning their LLM degree. The Maurer School of Law's new LAW (learning and working) LLM program does just that. The LAW program gives you hands-on, real-life experience while you're studying the law. -
LLM
Full-time
2 semesters
English
Aug 2022
Campus
 
University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School
Philadelphia, USA

Penn Carey Law’s LLM program is over a century old and recognized among the best, attracting top students worldwide. The program is a one-year, full-time course of study in ad ... +

Penn Carey Law’s LLM program is over a century old and recognized among the best, attracting top students worldwide. The program is a one-year, full-time course of study in advanced legal topics designed primarily for lawyers trained outside the United States. -
LLM
English
Campus
 
College of Law at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Champaign, USA

The Master of Laws (LLM) is an intermediate professional degree designed for foreign educated lawyers or students holding an undergraduate degree in law or another field. The ... +

The Master of Laws (LLM) is an intermediate professional degree designed for foreign educated lawyers or students holding an undergraduate degree in law or another field. The LLM program at the University of Illinois is full-time for two or three semesters or may be split into two one-semester years for employer-sponsored students. -
LLM
English
Campus
 
Centre for Advanced University Studies (Centro de Estudios Superiores Universitarios)
Santiago Tianguistenco, Mexico

Aim: To train Masters in Civil Procedural Law, with legal, theoretical, practical, and methodological knowledge, based on the social reality, doctrine, and current regulations ... +

Aim: To train Masters in Civil Procedural Law, with legal, theoretical, practical, and methodological knowledge, based on the social reality, doctrine, and current regulations, which allows them to identify the diversity of problems in this area, to formulate suitable alternative solutions, with adherence to the principles and values ​​of legality, impartiality, objectivity, responsibility, coexistence, and solidarity, which contribute to the rule of law and the innovation of the Civil Procedure System. -
LLM
Spanish (Mexican)
Campus
 
University of Arkansas School of Law
Fayetteville, USA

The first advanced law degree in agricultural and food law was founded at the University of Arkansas School of Law more than 30 years ago. Since that time, the LL.M. Program i ... +

The first advanced law degree in agricultural and food law was founded at the University of Arkansas School of Law more than 30 years ago. Since that time, the LL.M. Program in Agricultural and Food Law has led the nation in this important law area, connecting lawyers to our food system, from farm to plate. -
LLM
English
Campus
 
Autonomous University of Sinaloa
Mazatlan, Mexico

The Autonomous University of Sinaloa has shown in recent years a growing interest in the training of specialists, professors, and researchers that strengthen academic cadres f ... +

The Autonomous University of Sinaloa has shown in recent years a growing interest in the training of specialists, professors, and researchers that strengthen academic cadres for their development and positioning as a high-level educational institution with recognized scientific quality schemes. Intensive work is being done on the consolidation of quality and relevant postgraduate programs. -
LLM
Spanish (Mexican)
Campus
 
University of Wisconsin-Madison Law School
Madison, USA

The Master of Laws-Legal Institutions (LL.M.-LI) degree program is a course-based Master's degree program in law for students who have received a law degree, such as an LL.B., ... +

The Master of Laws-Legal Institutions (LL.M.-LI) degree program is a course-based Master's degree program in law for students who have received a law degree, such as an LL.B., from a university outside of the United States. The LL.M.-LI degree is a program for students who want to learn about American law and common law analysis. -
LLM
English
Campus
 
The Pennsylvania State University Penn State Law
State College, USA

Penn State Law’s international students travel thousands of miles to State College with a common, single step: to immerse themselves in our classrooms, libraries, and communit ... +

Penn State Law’s international students travel thousands of miles to State College with a common, single step: to immerse themselves in our classrooms, libraries, and communities to learn from extraordinary professors and peers from around the world. -
LLM
English
Campus
 
Centre for Advanced Studies of the North West / Centro de Estudios Superiores del Noroeste – CESUN-Universidad (CESUN)
Tijuana, Mexico

This Master's degree allows you to specialize and update on the justice reforms in the family environment, where thanks to the changes to the Constitution and the application ... +

This Master's degree allows you to specialize and update on the justice reforms in the family environment, where thanks to the changes to the Constitution and the application of international treaties in Mexico, the applicant lawyer in family matters is obliged to know widely the use of conventionality and fuzzy control in each specific case. -
LLM
Spanish
Campus
 
Centre for Advanced Studies of the North (Centro de Estudios Superiores del Norte)
Chihuahua, Mexico

Theoretical and historical antecedents that base the current tendencies of the Constitutional Right and the Amparo. Approaches and concepts of Constitutional Law and Amparo th ... +

Theoretical and historical antecedents that base the current tendencies of the Constitutional Right and the Amparo. Approaches and concepts of Constitutional Law and Amparo that are currently handled and their main areas of application. strategies, methodologies for the design, application, and evaluation of legal problems regarding individual rights established by the constitution and the processes for guaranteeing these rights through the Amparo trial. strategies to design, evaluate and apply the defense of personal and patrimonial interests in matters of Constitutional Law and Amparo. Methodologies for the study and investigation of situations and problems of the discipline. The master's degree in Constitutional Law and Amparo allows the graduate to develop skills to: Analyze the social phenomena related to the Law to propose alternative solutions according to the context. Explain to substantiate the problems of constitutional law and the Amparo Trial from a theoretical-conceptual framework to be able to support the basis of their possible solutions. Refute and defend arguments related to Constitutional Law and Amparo. Design research projects that solve current problems of Constitutional Law and Amparo. -
LLM
Spanish (Mexican)
Campus
 
Centre of Research and Postgraduate Studies of Veracruz (Centro Veracruzano de Investigación y Posgrado)
Xalapa-Enríquez, Mexico

To train professionals with a rigorous scientific vision, capable of identifying the main national problems in constitutional criminal matters and solving them based on legal ... +

To train professionals with a rigorous scientific vision, capable of identifying the main national problems in constitutional criminal matters and solving them based on legal systems. -
LLM
Spanish (Mexican)
Campus