New program will be "world’s first and only advanced legal degree in animal law"

Lewis & Clark College Law School in Portland, Oregon will begin a new Animal Law LL.M. program starting in Fall 2012.

According to the law school, students in the program "will have the opportunity to develop a curriculum specific to their career aspirations, whether it is teaching, or practicing law in a private firm, non-profit organization, corporation or government agency."

For the 2012-2013 academic year, only US applicants who have a JD from an accredited institution will be considered for admission. The school says it will be accepting international students at a later date.

The one-year, 26-credit program will be kept to a dozen students or less. It can also be taken part-time over up to two and a half years.

For more information, please visit the Lewis & Clark Animal Law LL.M. program website.

Comments


Related Law Schools

Portland, Oregon 26 Followers 19 Discussions

More LLM News

Six US Law Schools to Hold Virtual LL.M. Information Sessions

Oct 26, 2020

More LLM News

LLM Articles

A Real Estate LL.M. is an Asset in a Downturn

Oct 16, 2020

Law schools create specialist courses in property and sustainability

Niche LL.M.s: Law Schools Embrace Cross-Disciplinary Teaching

Oct 09, 2020

Law schools opt for depth rather than breadth, creating specialist courses in everything from intellectual property to healthcare law

Student-run Legal Clinics Adapt to Coronavirus Pandemic

Sep 29, 2020

Pro bono opportunities are harder to come by, but the scope of the work is evolving into capital markets and corporate law

More Articles

Related Top 10 Lists

More Top 10 Lists