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
Post-LLM Careers in Academia are Abundant
Jul 15, 2019
Whether through a PhD or J.S.D, there are well-trodden paths into academia for LL.M. graduates, but the competition for jobs is intense
Securing Post LL.M. Work Visas
May 27, 2019
An overseas LL.M. can provide the local knowledge and networks to land a local job. We’ve done the research on visa rules, so that you don’t have to
LL.M. Programs in Scandinavia Have Enormous Potential
May 01, 2019
With superb law schools, innovation, quality of life and, in some cases, no tuition fees, Scandinavia has much to offer prospective LL.M. students