Duke v. Michigan v. Berkeley


Hi, guys! I was accepted by those three law schools and I am more willing to go to Upenn. Upenn placed me on the wait list, so I am still waiting for that.

Anyway, in those three, which one is better? I am quite confused about it. I need suggestions from you guys, please offer me some help!

I will focus more on constitutional law, administrative law and International law. After my llm program, I plan to go on my education, transfer to JD or apply for the SJD.

Berkeley's location is more attractive, but Michigan seems to have a higher reputation. So I felt quite confused about it!

Thanks for your suggestions!

Hi, guys! I was accepted by those three law schools and I am more willing to go to Upenn. Upenn placed me on the wait list, so I am still waiting for that.

Anyway, in those three, which one is better? I am quite confused about it. I need suggestions from you guys, please offer me some help!

I will focus more on constitutional law, administrative law and International law. After my llm program, I plan to go on my education, transfer to JD or apply for the SJD.

Berkeley's location is more attractive, but Michigan seems to have a higher reputation. So I felt quite confused about it!

Thanks for your suggestions!
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Deepblue

Hi there masterkelly,

Berkeley is the place for IP law, but in the domain of constitutional law, administrative law and international law it is certainly good, but not as well regarded as Michigan or Penn.

Certainly, Berkeley location sounds great, but as you already pointed out, Michigan an Penn are ranked better.
But both campuses (especially Michigan) are beautiful and Penn has the more attractive location from an international, administrative and constitutional point of view, as it is in between of New York (United Nations) and Washington (Congress, World Bank), therefore it wouldn't make to much sense to be in California if you are concentrating on the fields you mentioned.

And finally and most importantly, Berkeley doesn't allow LLMs to tranfer to a JD (http://www.law.berkeley.edu/5659.htm , at the bottom of the page), whereas Duke (http://www.llm-guide.com/board/68259) and Michigan (http://www.llm-guide.com/board/51404) allow transfers from the LLM to JD.

Therefore I would recommend either Michigan or Penn given your study and career plans.

Hope I could help a bit.

Hi there masterkelly,

Berkeley is the place for IP law, but in the domain of constitutional law, administrative law and international law it is certainly good, but not as well regarded as Michigan or Penn.

Certainly, Berkeley location sounds great, but as you already pointed out, Michigan an Penn are ranked better.
But both campuses (especially Michigan) are beautiful and Penn has the more attractive location from an international, administrative and constitutional point of view, as it is in between of New York (United Nations) and Washington (Congress, World Bank), therefore it wouldn't make to much sense to be in California if you are concentrating on the fields you mentioned.

And finally and most importantly, Berkeley doesn't allow LLMs to tranfer to a JD (http://www.law.berkeley.edu/5659.htm , at the bottom of the page), whereas Duke (http://www.llm-guide.com/board/68259) and Michigan (http://www.llm-guide.com/board/51404) allow transfers from the LLM to JD.

Therefore I would recommend either Michigan or Penn given your study and career plans.

Hope I could help a bit.
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Hi there masterkelly,

Berkeley is the place for IP law, but in the domain of constitutional law, administrative law and international law it is certainly good, but not as well regarded as Michigan or Penn.

Certainly, Berkeley location sounds great, but as you already pointed out, Michigan an Penn are ranked better.
But both campuses (especially Michigan) are beautiful and Penn has the more attractive location from an international, administrative and constitutional point of view, as it is in between of New York (United Nations) and Washington (Congress, World Bank), therefore it wouldn't make to much sense to be in California if you are concentrating on the fields you mentioned.

And finally and most importantly, Berkeley doesn't allow LLMs to tranfer to a JD (http://www.law.berkeley.edu/5659.htm , at the bottom of the page), whereas Duke (http://www.llm-guide.com/board/68259) and Michigan (http://www.llm-guide.com/board/51404) allow transfers from the LLM to JD.

Therefore I would recommend either Michigan or Penn given your study and career plans.

Hope I could help a bit.


Thanks so much! You offered me so much important information to be considered. I wil keeping trying to be accepted by Upenn.

<blockquote>Hi there masterkelly,

Berkeley is the place for IP law, but in the domain of constitutional law, administrative law and international law it is certainly good, but not as well regarded as Michigan or Penn.

Certainly, Berkeley location sounds great, but as you already pointed out, Michigan an Penn are ranked better.
But both campuses (especially Michigan) are beautiful and Penn has the more attractive location from an international, administrative and constitutional point of view, as it is in between of New York (United Nations) and Washington (Congress, World Bank), therefore it wouldn't make to much sense to be in California if you are concentrating on the fields you mentioned.

And finally and most importantly, Berkeley doesn't allow LLMs to tranfer to a JD (http://www.law.berkeley.edu/5659.htm , at the bottom of the page), whereas Duke (http://www.llm-guide.com/board/68259) and Michigan (http://www.llm-guide.com/board/51404) allow transfers from the LLM to JD.

Therefore I would recommend either Michigan or Penn given your study and career plans.

Hope I could help a bit.</blockquote>

Thanks so much! You offered me so much important information to be considered. I wil keeping trying to be accepted by Upenn.
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Lawyerarg

Dont forget that you will have Jhon Yoo's constitutional classes at Berkeley, one of the most controversial but eminent Proffesors in the States.

Just google him and you will know what I am talking about. Anyway, good luck on your decision!

Dont forget that you will have Jhon Yoo's constitutional classes at Berkeley, one of the most controversial but eminent Proffesors in the States.

Just google him and you will know what I am talking about. Anyway, good luck on your decision!
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HI~ I can not see your suggestions on the board, Could you please say it again. Thanks very much!

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HI~ I can not see your suggestions on the board, Could you please say it again. Thanks very much!
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