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LL.M. Admissions: The Importance of Class Rank

Jan 25, 2016

GPA and class rank are essential components of LL.M. admissions. But applicants can take plenty of steps to offset poor undergraduate grades.

Two-Year JD Programs for Foreign Lawyers

Jan 11, 2016

A growing number of two-year JD programs are catering to international lawyers who want to take a bar exam.

LL.M. Programs in London: Studying Law in a Legal Capital

Dec 22, 2015

How students can use the city's location to build connections and get valuable experience

The Wide World of Sports LL.M.s

Dec 01, 2015

A handful of LL.M. programs in the US and Europe are catering to students who want to pursue a legal career in sportsan exciting but competitive field.

Two-Year LL.M.s: Taking the Time for Legal English

Nov 10, 2015

A growing number of two-year LL.M. programs are catering to foreign students who want the time to learn legal English and American academic customs.

Using an LL.M. to Make the Jump to Big Law

Nov 04, 2015

How one woman transitioned from working in domestic law in Russia to working at White & Case in Paris

LL.M.s in Australia: Where East Meets West

Oct 14, 2015

International law students who head to Australia will find unique cultural and educational opportunitiesbut few jobs.

LL.M. Programs in Canada: Two Legal Systems, Affordably

Sep 15, 2015

Canada is luring students from all over the world with the promise of foreigner-friendly cities, inexpensive programs and a history of both civil and common law

What’s a Distance Learning LL.M. Really Like?

Sep 06, 2015

Online learning caters to a unique cross-section of students, but requires different approaches than in-class programs

5 Questions for an LL.M. Graduate —— Tay Chuen Siang

Aug 31, 2015

University of London International Programmes Distance Learning LL.M., graduated in 2014

LL.M. Programs in Transnational Law

Aug 11, 2015

A handful of law schools are offering interdisciplinary programs that teach students to navigate today's global society with a critical eye

Studying Human Rights in an Indigenous Peoples Law LL.M.

Jul 31, 2015

Indigenous Peoples Law LL.M.s are moving towards a broader human rights framework, attracting students from all over the world

Pondering Ethical Questions in a Biotechnology LL.M.

Jul 13, 2015

In response to a burgeoning market, specialized LL.M. programs are offering students the opportunity to study the ethical and legal side of biotech

A Degree for the High Seas: A Look at Maritime LL.M.s

Jun 29, 2015

With burgeoning global trade and evolving issues like piracy and oil spills, maritime law is an evergreen field for young law graduates

Shaping the Future of Europe

Jun 22, 2015

Students at European Integration LL.M. programs across the continent are learning about the legal aspects of EU expansionand downsizing