New program will be "worlds first and only advanced legal degree in animal law"
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.
Related Law Schools
More LLM News
LL.M. Scholarships: Bountiful Awards at UK Law Schools
Aug 07, 2020
At Oxford and other law schools, scholarship funding has significantly increased, but options for non-EU students are limited. Brexit may further complicate matters
Will Brexit Make Studying EU Law in the UK Less Relevant?
Jul 22, 2020
Withdrawal from the Erasmus exchange scheme and higher tuition fees could hit EU student numbers. If anything, though, Brexit has made EU law more dynamic and important
Is the Coronavirus Fallout a Watershed Moment for Online LL.M.s?
Jul 08, 2020
Some law schools are predicting an upsurge in demand for Online LL.M. courses after years of weak demand as campuses remain locked down