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LL.M. in International and Comparative Law

LL.M. in International and Comparative Law

The LL.M. in International and Comparative Law is designed for American-trained lawyers who have already obtained a law degree and who will benefit from specialized training in international and/or comparative law. LL.M. students get hooded at commencement.

Students enrolled in the program are expected to obtain 24 credit hours required for graduation in nine months of full-time academic work. Students are required to take courses in both public international law and basic comparative law (courses taken in fulfillment of J.D. requirement may not be repeated).

The School of Law is a member of the International Association of Law Schools and the International Academy of Comparative Law (Académie Internationale de Droit Comparé).

Required Courses:

  • Public International Law
  • Comparative Law
  • Thesis & Research (Foreign trained are exempt)

Other courses and seminars offered in the LL.M. program in International and Comparative Law include:

  • International Cyber Warfare
  • International Human Rights
  • Human Trafficking
  • International & Domestic Health Care Law
  • International White Collar Crime
  • International Law of the Sea
  • Import/Export Law
  • Immigration Law
  • International Arbitration
  • International Law of Stolen Art
  • International Litigation
  • Comparative Law
  • International Business Transactions
  • International Organizations
  • Doing Business with Mexico
  • International Alternative Dispute Resolution & Tribunals
  • European Union Law
  • Legal Spanish & the Mexican Legal System

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