New program will begin in autumn 2011, with 8 concentrations available

The University of North Carolina (UNC) School of Law in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, has announced a new LL.M. program in US Law for foreign lawyers.

The one-year program - the first at UNC - will begin in the autumn of 2011 with a small cohort of students (three to seven), eventually rising to 25 students per year.

LL.M. students in this program will take most classes alongside JD students, and will be able to concentrate their studies in one of eight areas of law: Corporate and Commercial Law, Banking and Finance, Intellectual Property, Environmental Law, Health Care Law, Human Rights and Civil Rights Law, International and Comparative Law, and Public Law and Regulation.

The program still awaiting approval from the American Bar Association, which the school says is expected in January 2011.

For more information, please visit the program website.

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