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A Global Approach to Real Needs

While the world’s borders are shrinking, the need for lawyers dedicated to global concerns is continuing to grow. At Notre Dame you will have every opportunity to study abroad in places such as Chile, China, London, and Italy. For those with a passion for improving conditions around the world, our Center for Civil and Human Rights is founded on a belief in the worth and dignity of every human being. With international human rights law as your foundation, you can become equipped with the legal knowledge and skills needed to impact lives, and create real change.

London Law Program

Notre Dame’s London Law Centre

Through its London Law Centre, NDLS offers law students a unique opportunity to study law and engage culture in full-year, semester, and summer programs. All courses and instruction conform to the standards of the Association of American Law Schools and the American Bar Association and offer the opportunity to learn from both American and British professors.

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Exchange Programs

Notre Dame Law School Exchange Programs

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Located in Santiago, Chile, the Facultad de Derecho of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile offers Notre Dame law students the opportunity to study in one of Chile’s finest institutions and experience the intellectual and cultural benefits inherent in studying abroad.

Università Bocconi

One of Europe’s leading educational institutions in law, Università Bocconi offers NDLS students the opportunity to study international law and experience Italian culture.

Peking University Law School and Tsinghua University Law School

Located in Bejing, these two outstanding Chinese law schools are Notre Dame Law School’s newest exchange partners.

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Center for Civil and Human Rights

The Center for Civil and Human Rights

CCHR is a leader in teaching and research in international human rights law. Through its L.L.M. and J.S.D programs, internship opportunities, engaged research and wide-ranging events, the Center works to change the world one human rights lawyer at a time.

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Program of Study in Global Law

Program of Study in Global Law

The Program of Study in Global Law at NDLS assists J.D. students in crafting a comprehensive learning experience in international, foreign, and comparative law. The program helps prepare students to practice law in a wide array of transnational contexts, from multijurisdictional private practice to intergovernmental institutions of public law.

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International News

Leading Scholars Gather at NDLS’s London Law Centre

London Law Centre

The London Law Centre and the NDLS Program on Constitutional Structure recently brought leading scholars from the United States and United Kingdom together for a conference addressing “International Perspectives on Public Law.”

Notre Dame Human Rights Law Graduate Appointed to South African Constitutional Court

Mbuyiseli Madlanga

“This appointment is a recognition of Advocate Madlanga’s experience and talents as a jurist,” said Professor Paolo Carozza, director of the Center for Civil and Human Rights. “It is also an indication of the impact that our human rights degree programs continue to have around the world.”

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Law School Admissions

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