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  Sep 19, 2017
 
 
    
2015-2016 School of Law Academic Catalog

Traditional (General) LL.M.


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The Traditional LL.M. is a program designed to allow the student to craft their own academic plan, (in conjunction with the Director of the LL.M. Program).  

1.       The Master of Laws (General) degree requires a minimum of 24 credits. 

a.  Up to six credits can be recognized for coursework completed at another A.B.A. accredited law school.                                                    

b.  A portion of these credits can be recognized for coursework at MC Law.  Specifically:

i.  Up to six credits can be recognized for coursework at MC Law earned while the student was successfully completing their Juris Doctor degree at MC Law.

ii.  If an MC Law student in the Master of Laws in American Legal Studies Program elects to transfer to the Master of Laws (General) Program, any credits earned and coursework completed prior to the transfer will be recognized.  

2.       Up to 9 of the 24 credits can be earned for out of classroom education, including:

a.  LAW 790  or LAW 791  Special Research Projects (3 credits maximum)

b.  LAW 795  Writing Requirements (2 credits maximum)

c.  LAW 905 LL.M. Thesis (This course is being developed but it not yet available.)

d.  LAW 770 , LAW 771 , LAW 772 , LAW 776  Legal Extern Programs (6 credits maximum)

3.       If the student does not hold a Juris Doctor (or LL.B.) from an ABA accredited school, then the following are required courses for the Master of Laws (General) degree:

a.  LAW 901  Introduction to American Law (2 credits)

b.  LAW 902  Legal Research & Writing for Foreign Lawyers (2 credits)

c.  Writing Requirement (2 credits)

4.       Contact the Director to the LL.M. Program at meyer@mc.edu for more information.

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