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    Mississippi College School of Law
  Feb 25, 2024
2015-2016 School of Law Academic Catalog 
2015-2016 School of Law Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

American Legal Studies LL.M.

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This LL.M. Program, designed to help foreign students to qualify and prepare for a US bar examination.  It requires a minimum of (30) credits consisting of a summer term and two semesters in residence at MC Law.

Required Courses:

LAW 901 - Academic Legal Writing for Foreign Lawyers   (2 credits) (Summer Semester)
LAW 902 - Introduction to American Law   (2 credits) (Summer Semester)
LAW 903 - American Legal System I   (1 credit)
LAW 904 - American Legal System II   (1 credit)
LAW 747 - Professional Responsibility and Ethics  

Choose a minimum of nine (9) credits from the following:

LAW 502 - Torts I  
LAW 503 - Torts II  
LAW 625 - Civil Procedure I  
LAW 626 - Civil Procedure II  
LAW 506 - Contracts I  
LAW 507 - Contracts II  
LAW 561 - Criminal Law  
LAW 573 - Property  
LAW 562 - Criminal Procedure  
LAW 623 - Evidence  
LAW 522 - Constitutional Law  

Students are expected to take 13 credits both the fall and the spring semesters.  Students in the program are eligible to transfer to the JD program if they meet certain criterion (2.6 grade point average in a restricted core course curriculum).  Contact the Director to the LL.M. Program at for more information.

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