Applicants for the LL.M. in U.S. Law program must have a first degree in law from a non-U.S. law school.
Applicants should have their law school transcripts authenticated and evaluated by an agency approved by the California Bar.
Applicants must submit a course-by-course transcript evaluation.
Applicants must also submit a curriculum vitae/resume; brief personal statement; proof of English proficiency; and Government-issued photo identification.
Required Courses (7 credit hours)
Introduction to United States Law
Economics for Lawyers
Electives (19 credit hours)
Courses included in the list of electives represent fundamental tenants of United States Law and reflect the type of introductory substantive and theoretical material that U.S. attorneys are expected to possess. These courses also match-up with courses that provide eligibility for sitting for a bar examination in the United States.
Administrative Law (Under development; not offered in Fall 2018)
Conflict of Laws
Constitutional Law I: Structure of Government
Constitutional Law II: The 14th Amendment
Criminal Procedure: Investigation
Immigration Law (Under development; not offered in Fall 2018)
International Law (Under development; not offered in Fall 2018)
Intro. to Legal Research, Writing, & Analysis
Legislation and Statutory Interpretation
Perspetives on Regulation
Trusts and Estates
Unincorporated Business Entities