U.S. Law Track for Foreign-trained Attorneys
Who pursues this degree?
The U.S. Law track is specifically designed for lawyers or law graduates with a law degree granted from schools in their home country who seek a general introduction to the United States law. Students will study the foundation of American law, and graduates will be prepared to demonstrate knowledge of U.S. law to employees and clients.
Admitted students will undertake a individually tailored sequence of courses to fulfill the 24-unit program requirement.
- 24 units of study
- Acumulative grade point average of 2.33 on a 4.33 scale
- LL.M. Legal Process (3 semester units)
At least one of the following
|Constitutional Law I||2|
|Constitutional Law II||3|
To complete their course of study, students may choose to focus on a specific substantive area (e.g. Business Law, Criminal Justice, Environmental Law) by selecting relevant elective courses or engaging in Directed Research, Graduate Level in the particular area.
Students may choose a combination of courses within the following areas of study to complete their LL.M.:
- Administrative Law and Regulation
- Business and Trade Regulation
- Civil and Constitutional Rights
- Criminal Justice
- Education Law, Regulation, and Policy
- Employment and Labor Law
- Environment, Natural Resources and Water Law
- Health Law and Policy
- Intellectual Property and Information Law
- International and Comparative Law and Regulation
- Political Structure and Theory
- Tax Law and Policy
Contact the Graduate & International Programs Office
Email | 916.739.7353 or 916.739.7019