LLM is Latin for Legum Magister, signifying Master of Laws. Our Master of Laws (LL.M.) Program in American Law is a one-year graduate program. Foreign law graduates who successfully complete the program are awarded the degree “LL.M. in American Law.”
An LLM is a postgraduate law degree that is pursued by students who want to specialize in a particular area of law. Graduates with this specialized training are often qualified to work in global legal environments.
Distance education or distance learning is a way of delivering education and instruction, often on an individual basis, to students who are not physically present on campus.
The USA remains the world’s most popular destination for international students. Universities in the US dominate the world rankings and the country also offers a wide variety of exciting study locations. State university systems are partially subsidized by state governments, and may have many campuses spread around the state, with hundreds of thousands of students.
The State of Illinois ranks as the fifth most populous state in the U.S. Nicknamed as the Land of Lincoln the state is highly prosperous hosting a large number of industries, attractions and sites. Besides being home to one of the world’s busiest airports, the state has numerous institutions highly ranked worldwide. The University of Chicago, ranks among the top 10 in the world.
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The John Marshall Law School’s Center for Tax Law and Employee Benefits began offering an entirely online LLM in Estate Planning in the fall 2012 semester. [+]
LLM in Estate Planning - Online OnlyThe John Marshall Law School’s Center for Tax Law and Employee Benefits began offering an entirely online LLM in Estate Planning in the fall 2012 semester. This new LLM program has a comprehensive curriculum designed to help students master the theoretical and practical aspects of estate planning. The program is structured to produce practice-ready graduates who will be able to begin practicing in the estate planning arena upon receiving their degrees.Program courses are developed for online delivery and taught by experts from around the country. The faculty includes both law school professors and academics and practitioners to ensure that students receive a firm theoretical foundation in the legal fundamentals, as well as a thorough understanding of how to apply what they have learned.Since the courses will be offered online, there will not be any set class meetings that must be attended. Thus, students will be able to create their own academic schedules that meet their particular needs. Additionally, online delivery will enable students to tend to their studies at work or at home and at any time of the day.The flexibility provided by online delivery allows for a diverse student body, with participants from throughout the country. This dynamic makes the online class discussions more interesting and educational as students share perspectives from their respective geographical regions.To earn the degree students must satisfactorily complete 24 credit hours, all of the required courses, and a comprehensive estate planning project assigned by the director.... [-]
With new technologies and social practices giving rise to new intellectual property issues, leading-edge training in IP law and related practice techniques is necessary to keep up and advance in the fast-moving, competitive world of intellectual property. [+]
LLM in Intellectual Property LawWith new technologies and social practices giving rise to new intellectual property issues, leading-edge training in IP law and related practice techniques is necessary to keep up and advance in the fast-moving, competitive world of intellectual property. Our LLM in Intellectual Property Law gives you the competitive advantage you need to excel in practice. Learn the substantive law and practical skills from some of the nation's top IP academics, judges, and practitioners.LLM in Intellectual Property Law candidates chooses The John Marshall Law School for its extensive curriculum offerings, including numerous patent law courses. The LLM program offers two-degree tracks: a patent track for candidates with technical backgrounds who wish to specialize in patent practice and a general IP track for candidates who wish to gain in-depth knowledge about the full range of IP laws and developments.Degree candidates can also earn their LLM in Intellectual Property Law online through eDegrees distance education.RequirementsLLM in Intellectual Property Law candidates must complete 24 credit hours in order to earn their degree. In addition to required courses, you will select elective courses specific to your areas of interest. Degree candidates must graduate with a GPA of 2.5 or better.Our program attracts recent law graduates and practicing attorneys who desire a better understanding of the complex and ever-changing practice of intellectual property law. To accommodate the diverse needs and experiences of degree candidates, the program may be pursued full-time and completed over two semesters or completed part-time in less than five years.... [-]