LL.M. in International and Comparative Law
In 1968, the University of Notre Dame established the first—and still the only— full-time branch of an American law school outside the United States. Located in the heart of London, the program now has three components: a year-long component of the J.D. program; a summer program; and the master of laws (LL.M.) graduate program in International and Comparative Law.
This LL.M. program allows students from EU countries to obtain a degree from a U.S. law school while studying in England. Focusing on international and comparative law, this program is designed for students from common law countries who seek advanced training, and for graduates of law schools in civil law countries who seek training in common law disciplines or who wish to pursue studies comparing their legal systems with those of the United States and Great Britain. The LL.M. in International and Comparative Law is offered exclusively at the London Law Centre.
For further information about the LL.M. in International and Comparative Law, see the International page.
LL.M. in International Human Rights Law
The LL.M. program in International Human Rights Law is designed to afford lawyers, primarily from outside the United States, an opportunity to engage in specialized study and research in international human rights law. Students in this LL.M. program undertake an intensive analysis of human rights issues with members of the faculty who are specialists in the field of international human rights law.
The LL.M. program in International Human Rights Law is based in the Law School and also draws upon the resources of the University’s Kellogg Institute for International Studies, the Institute for International Peace Studies, the Department of Government and International Studies, and other academic units of the University. The interdisciplinary nature of the program allows students to study not only the legal processes and institutions pertaining to human rights, but also the social, economic, and political contexts in which human rights are promoted, protected, or violated.
For further information about the LL.M. in International Human Rights Law Program, see the Center for Civil and Human Rights.
184 J.D. graduates, 15 LL.M. graduates, 3 J.S.D. graduates received degrees during the May 18, 2013, diploma ceremony on the lawn overlooking the Hesburgh Library’s reflecting pool.View All News
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