Information relating to the right LLM program to choose..


ayapzz

Hello guys,

    I'm currently pursuing my final year of legal studies in India. I'm extremely interested in obtaining an LLM in US. However, I'm inclined in taking an LLM program which enables me to take the Bar examination in that State.

I would also like to specialise in Arbitration laws or Information law, Media laws, Intellectual Property. Can u pls suggest the best program to take for the same..

 Anand 

<p>Hello guys,</p><p>    I'm currently pursuing my final year of legal studies in India. I'm extremely interested in obtaining an LLM in US. However, I'm inclined in taking an LLM program which enables me to take the Bar examination in that State. </p><p>I would also like to specialise in Arbitration laws or Information law, Media laws, Intellectual Property. Can u pls suggest the best program to take for the same..</p><p> Anand </p>
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andresob5

For what I've heard, only a few states allow LLM graduates to take the bar examinations. The most important ones are NY and California.

In Dispute Resolution programs a ranking is available at: http://grad-schools.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-graduate-schools/top-law-schools/dispute-resolution-rankings

At that same page you can check out different specialities such as Intellectual Property and many others!

For what I've heard, only a few states allow LLM graduates to take the bar examinations. The most important ones are NY and California.

In Dispute Resolution programs a ranking is available at: http://grad-schools.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-graduate-schools/top-law-schools/dispute-resolution-rankings

At that same page you can check out different specialities such as Intellectual Property and many others!
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AAAAAstar

Hello guys,    I'm currently pursuing my final year of legal studies in India. I'm extremely interested in obtaining an LLM in US. However, I'm inclined in taking an LLM program which enables me to take the Bar examination in that State. I would also like to specialise in Arbitration laws or Information law, Media laws, Intellectual Property. Can u pls suggest the best program to take for the same.. Anand 
Regarding Arbitration Law, I think NYU & Columbia are on par with each other but in case of Information law, Media laws, Intellectual Property, Berkeley is certainly the best in these respective fields!

<blockquote>Hello guys,    I'm currently pursuing my final year of legal studies in India. I'm extremely interested in obtaining an LLM in US. However, I'm inclined in taking an LLM program which enables me to take the Bar examination in that State. I would also like to specialise in Arbitration laws or Information law, Media laws, Intellectual Property. Can u pls suggest the best program to take for the same.. Anand </blockquote>Regarding Arbitration Law, I think NYU & Columbia are on par with each other but in case of Information law, Media laws, Intellectual Property, Berkeley is certainly the best in these respective fields!
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LLMRoadMap

You ask about taking a Bar Exam in the U.S. after you receive your LL.M. at a U.S. law school.

At the following link you will find a Comprehensive Guide to Bar Admission Requirements 2011. http://www.ncbex.org/assets/media_files/Comp-Guide/2011CompGuide.pdf. Each year, such a guide is published by the National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBEX) and the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Legal Education and Admission to the Bar.

Chart 4 of the Bar Admission Guide is titled Eligibility to Take the Bar Examination: Foreign Law School Graduates (pages 14-15). The first question asked in Chart 4 is Are graduates of foreign law schools eligible for admission? in a particular U.S. state or jurisdiction. Over 2 dozen bar examiner offices from U.S. states and territories indicated yes. The list is subject to change, as states and territories may decide to begin permitting foreign law graduates to sit for the bar, or they may decide to stop permitting foreign law school graduates to sit. Following Chart 4 are Supplemental Remarks regarding requirements for foreign law school graduates (pages 15 19)

The preface of the Bar Admission Guide cautions:

Because bar admission rules and practices are subject to change, however, this publication should be used only as a general guide. Specific, up-to-date answers to questions concerning bar admissions should be obtained from the bar admission agency in the jurisdiction involved. A directory of bar admission agencies begins on page 45.

Additional information about Bar Admission in the U.S. can be found in my new book, LL.M. Roadmap: An International Students Guide to U.S. Law Schools (Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, 2011, 624 pages) (www.LLMRoadMap.com). Chapter 28 of LL.M. Roadmap is titled Bar Exams and Practicing Law in the U.S. Post-LL.M.

LL.M. Roadmap also contains information about how international LL.M. students can further their career objectives (Chapter 26), getting a job in the U.S. post-LL.M. (Chapter 27). The LL.M. Roadmap website is being revamped, and some of the information from the book will be posted online.

LLMRoadMap

(www.LLMRoadMap.com) (twitter @LLMRoadMap)

You ask about taking a Bar Exam in the U.S. after you receive your LL.M. at a U.S. law school.

At the following link you will find a Comprehensive Guide to Bar Admission Requirements 2011. http://www.ncbex.org/assets/media_files/Comp-Guide/2011CompGuide.pdf. Each year, such a guide is published by the National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBEX) and the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Legal Education and Admission to the Bar.

Chart 4 of the Bar Admission Guide is titled “Eligibility to Take the Bar Examination: Foreign Law School Graduates” (pages 14-15). The first question asked in Chart 4 is “Are graduates of foreign law schools eligible for admission?” in a particular U.S. state or jurisdiction. Over 2 dozen bar examiner offices from U.S. states and territories indicated “yes”. The list is subject to change, as states and territories may decide to begin permitting foreign law graduates to sit for the bar, or they may decide to stop permitting foreign law school graduates to sit. Following Chart 4 are Supplemental Remarks regarding requirements for foreign law school graduates (pages 15 – 19)

The preface of the Bar Admission Guide cautions:

“Because bar admission rules and practices are subject to change, however, this publication should be used only as a general guide. Specific, up-to-date answers to questions concerning bar admissions should be obtained from the bar admission agency in the jurisdiction involved. A directory of bar admission agencies begins on page 45.”

Additional information about Bar Admission in the U.S. can be found in my new book, LL.M. Roadmap: An International Student’s Guide to U.S. Law Schools (Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, 2011, 624 pages) (www.LLMRoadMap.com). Chapter 28 of LL.M. Roadmap is titled “Bar Exams and Practicing Law in the U.S. Post-LL.M.”

LL.M. Roadmap also contains information about how international LL.M. students can further their career objectives (Chapter 26), getting a job in the U.S. post-LL.M. (Chapter 27). The LL.M. Roadmap website is being revamped, and some of the information from the book will be posted online.

LLMRoadMap

(www.LLMRoadMap.com) (twitter @LLMRoadMap)
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