Students of law interested in the most advanced legal degree of Doctor of Juridical Science, or SJD, undergo a rigorous academic program that includes groundbreaking original research and completion of a legal dissertation fit for publication.
Students who pursue a LLM (Master of Law) spend one to two years studying a particular area of law. Their advanced training prepares them to work with specializations such as international law or tax law.
Being the capital of the state of Connecticut, Hartford city plays host to a healthy population of more than 120,000 residents. It is nicknamed “The insurance capital of the world” owed to its long history with the insurance sector. There are various higher learning institutions that offer programs mainly in the law and business professions.
The LL.M. to S.J.D. The program is intended for individuals who have demonstrated evidence of superior scholarly potential and who are engaged in or plan to pursue, caree
The LLM to SJD Program is intended for individuals who have demonstrated evidence of superior scholarly potential and who are engaged in or plan to pursue, careers in academia, government service, or the judiciary. Candidates accepted into the Program must have the ability to conduct sustained and original academic or professional research at a high intellectual level, culminating in the submission of a doctoral dissertation.
With rare exceptions, we are unlikely to admit any more than one or two candidates per academic year, in order to ensure sufficient attention for the demanding task of successfully completing a doctoral dissertation. In rendering admissions decisions, preference is given to the Law School’s own LL.M. graduates, although applications from external candidates are welcome....