LLM without LLB?


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Hello one and all:

I am thinking of applying to LLM program--I don't however, have an LLB. I possess a Bachelors of Health studies and a Masters of Leadership also in health.  I heard on occassions that some law schools will admit you without an LLB.

I would prefer to attend a school in Canada, but I am open to the U.S. if necessary.....please advise.  Thanks.

rp 

<p>Hello one and all:</p><p>I am thinking of applying to LLM program--I don't however, have an LLB. I possess a Bachelors of Health studies and a Masters of Leadership also in health.  I heard on occassions that some law schools will admit you without an LLB.</p><p>I would prefer to attend a school in Canada, but I am open to the U.S. if necessary.....please advise.  Thanks.</p><p>rp  </p>
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I have read on this Forum about a candidate having been accepted in LL.M at U PENN, PA, USA, without holding any law degree from her home country.
I have read on this Forum about a candidate having been accepted in LL.M at U PENN, PA, USA, without holding any law degree from her home country.
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I have read on this Forum about a candidate having been accepted in LL.M at U PENN, PA, USA, without holding any law degree from her home country.


Could u please give me that site~?! :)
<blockquote>I have read on this Forum about a candidate having been accepted in LL.M at U PENN, PA, USA, without holding any law degree from her home country. </blockquote>

Could u please give me that site~?! :)
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fatmah
Sniperking

http://www.upenn.edu/
Sniperking

http://www.upenn.edu/
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gootz93
I would prefer to attend a school in Canada, but I am open to the U.S. if necessary.....please advise.  Thanks.rp 

You would be fine applying to any American university without an LLB because the US do not even offer the LLB themselves. Americans can only begin law while pursuing an LLM of JD, therefore you would be just as prepared as they are.
<blockquote>I would prefer to attend a school in Canada, but I am open to the U.S. if necessary.....please advise.  Thanks.rp  </blockquote>
You would be fine applying to any American university without an LLB because the US do not even offer the LLB themselves. Americans can only begin law while pursuing an LLM of JD, therefore you would be just as prepared as they are.
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Good Gosh
err no, the JD is just the US version of the LLB. in fact, the JD used to be called the LLB until the 1970s. i would be very surprised if a US law school would accept you without an LLM as i imagine it goes against their regulations.

in the UK you can pursue an LLM at Edinburgh with an LLB, and in exceptional circumstances the LSE too..
err no, the JD is just the US version of the LLB. in fact, the JD used to be called the LLB until the 1970s. i would be very surprised if a US law school would accept you without an LLM as i imagine it goes against their regulations.

in the UK you can pursue an LLM at Edinburgh with an LLB, and in exceptional circumstances the LSE too..
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Mesix
With your strong background in the health industry, I would encourage you to apply to LL.M. programs which are specialized in the health sector. Many schools will accept you into a specialized LL.M. if you have nonlegal expertise in the area of specialization. Program directors and admission departments like to admit students who will add some diversity to a class, and an industry insider who wants to learn the legal aspects is a nice counter weight to lawyers who want to learn the industry. Your application would be stronger with relevant work experience to complement your school. If you can sell yourself (and your career ambitions) well in your application letter, then almost any program will consider you.

Have you considered an MBA? There are some good MBA programs specialized in health management, many with courses on the legal aspects. It really depends what your career goals are.
With your strong background in the health industry, I would encourage you to apply to LL.M. programs which are specialized in the health sector. Many schools will accept you into a specialized LL.M. if you have nonlegal expertise in the area of specialization. Program directors and admission departments like to admit students who will add some diversity to a class, and an industry insider who wants to learn the legal aspects is a nice counter weight to lawyers who want to learn the industry. Your application would be stronger with relevant work experience to complement your school. If you can sell yourself (and your career ambitions) well in your application letter, then almost any program will consider you.

Have you considered an MBA? There are some good MBA programs specialized in health management, many with courses on the legal aspects. It really depends what your career goals are.
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Lisa_I
I would prefer to attend a school in Canada, but I am open to the U.S. if necessary.....please advise.  Thanks.rp 

You would be fine applying to any American university without an LLB because the US do not even offer the LLB themselves. Americans can only begin law while pursuing an LLM of JD, therefore you would be just as prepared as they are.


That is not true, you can't apply to USA LLM without law degree. LLM is advance law degree and all school require to have LLB/ JD in order to apply
<blockquote><blockquote>I would prefer to attend a school in Canada, but I am open to the U.S. if necessary.....please advise.  Thanks.rp  </blockquote>
You would be fine applying to any American university without an LLB because the US do not even offer the LLB themselves. Americans can only begin law while pursuing an LLM of JD, therefore you would be just as prepared as they are.</blockquote>

That is not true, you can't apply to USA LLM without law degree. LLM is advance law degree and all school require to have LLB/ JD in order to apply
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Lisa_I
With your strong background in the health industry, I would encourage you to apply to LL.M. programs which are specialized in the health sector. Many schools will accept you into a specialized LL.M. if you have nonlegal expertise in the area of specialization.


I don't think so,
give a lest one link to such LLM program in USA
<blockquote>With your strong background in the health industry, I would encourage you to apply to LL.M. programs which are specialized in the health sector. Many schools will accept you into a specialized LL.M. if you have nonlegal expertise in the area of specialization. </blockquote>

I don't think so,
give a lest one link to such LLM program in USA
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ArunS
With your strong background in the health industry, I would encourage you to apply to LL.M. programs which are specialized in the health sector. Many schools will accept you into a specialized LL.M. if you have nonlegal expertise in the area of specialization.


I don't think so,
give a lest one link to such LLM program in USA


I don't know about US schools, but some schools outside the US admit applicants wothout a prior law degree: http://www.llm-guide.com/article/213/llm-programs-for-non-law-graduates
<blockquote><blockquote>With your strong background in the health industry, I would encourage you to apply to LL.M. programs which are specialized in the health sector. Many schools will accept you into a specialized LL.M. if you have nonlegal expertise in the area of specialization. </blockquote>

I don't think so,
give a lest one link to such LLM program in USA </blockquote>

I don't know about US schools, but some schools outside the US admit applicants wothout a prior law degree: http://www.llm-guide.com/article/213/llm-programs-for-non-law-graduates
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ArunS
Yale has a graduate degree in law for non-lawyers: http://www.llm-guide.com/university/22/yale-university-yale-law-school-yls

However, it's not an LL.M., but a "Master of Studies in Law (M.S.L.)".
Yale has a graduate degree in law for non-lawyers: http://www.llm-guide.com/university/22/yale-university-yale-law-school-yls

However, it's not an LL.M., but a "Master of Studies in Law (M.S.L.)".
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Lisa_I

I don't know about US schools, but some schools outside the US admit applicants wothout a prior law degree: http://www.llm-guide.com/article/213/llm-programs-for-non-law-graduates


yes but not in usa
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I don't know about US schools, but some schools outside the US admit applicants wothout a prior law degree: http://www.llm-guide.com/article/213/llm-programs-for-non-law-graduates</blockquote>

yes but not in usa
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Lisa_I
Yale has a graduate degree in law for non-lawyers: http://www.llm-guide.com/university/22/yale-university-yale-law-school-yls

However, it's not an LL.M., but a "Master of Studies in Law (M.S.L.)".


MSL is not anything like LLM, first, it will never let you sit for a Bar
<blockquote>Yale has a graduate degree in law for non-lawyers: http://www.llm-guide.com/university/22/yale-university-yale-law-school-yls

However, it's not an LL.M., but a "Master of Studies in Law (M.S.L.)".</blockquote>

MSL is not anything like LLM, first, it will never let you sit for a Bar
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Poppet
Well, if you don't have a JD/LLB, even if you take an LLM abroad you won't get to pass the bar there either. So for someone who doesn't have an LLB, an MSL still seems quite suitable for the purpose of demonstrating a specialized knowledge in a legal subject. Not everyone who is taking an LLM is looking to practice as a lawyer.
Well, if you don't have a JD/LLB, even if you take an LLM abroad you won't get to pass the bar there either. So for someone who doesn't have an LLB, an MSL still seems quite suitable for the purpose of demonstrating a specialized knowledge in a legal subject. Not everyone who is taking an LLM is looking to practice as a lawyer.
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seeta
Hai...alll......
This is Seeta from India...
I have been working in IPM since from more than 5 years in a Pharma company. Now I would like to pursue LLM in Intellectual property Management via distance mode. I don't have LLB back ground. I completed my bachelor and masters degree in Science.
I would be grateful if you provide details regarding any International schools that offer LLM in Intellectual Property and that too via distance mode.
Please help me in this regard...
Waiting for kind reply...
Seeta
Hai...alll......
This is Seeta from India...
I have been working in IPM since from more than 5 years in a Pharma company. Now I would like to pursue LLM in Intellectual property Management via distance mode. I don't have LLB back ground. I completed my bachelor and masters degree in Science.
I would be grateful if you provide details regarding any International schools that offer LLM in Intellectual Property and that too via distance mode.
Please help me in this regard...
Waiting for kind reply...
Seeta
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