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The Master of Laws degree commonly known as the LL.M., is an advanced graduate law degree. Candidates often already hold a first degree in law and are interested in furthering their studies of the law. Obtaining an LL.M. possesses a number of distinct advantages.

U.S. law is the study of the American legal system and practices. Courses and programs generally cover the U.S. Constitution, how the courts are structured and function, federalism, locating statutes, and sources of legal authority.

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LLM/MCL Program for Foreign Lawyers

California Western School of Law
Campus Full-time Part-time 2 years Request Info USA San Diego + 1 more

The Master of Laws in US Law (LLM) & Master of Comparative Law (MCL) Program is designed to prepare lawyers from other countries to work knowledgeably with lawyers in the United States on questions of common interest arising under either their own or the US legal system.

Master of Laws (LLM) for Foreign-Trained Lawyers

University of Pittsburgh - School of Law (PittLaw)
Campus Full-time Part-time 1 year September 2020 USA Pittsburgh + 1 more

The Master of Laws (LLM) degree provides foreign law graduates with critical training in the common law legal tradition and the U.S. legal system during an academic year at the University of Pittsburgh, located in Pittsburgh's vibrant Oakland neighborhood.

LLM in American Law

Wake Forest University School of Law
Campus Full-time 1 year August 2020 USA Winston-Salem

The Wake Forest University School of Law LL.M. degree program is designed primarily for international lawyers and students who hold a first degree in law from their home countries and desire to enhance their legal careers by studying the laws of the United States.

LL.M. Program in United States Law for International Students

Loyola University New Orleans College of Law
Campus Full-time 1 year September 2020 USA New Orleans

When you commit to coming to the United States for your Master’s of Law (LL.M.) degree, you deserve a school that will show the same amount commitment to you. The LL.M. program at Loyola is designed to bring a personal approach to your studies. With a maximum of 20 students each year, our dedicated faculty and staff can devote all the time and attention you need to get the most out of your time at Loyola.

LL.M. American Legal Studies

Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
Campus Full-time Part-time 2 - 4 semesters September 2020 USA Hempstead + 1 more

The American Legal Studies program should appeal to foreign law graduates who are encouraged to obtain legal training in U.S. law and practice in order to compete more effectively with U.S. law firms operating in foreign countries.

LLM in United States and Global Legal Studies

Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Campus Full-time 1 year Request Info USA Cleveland

Focus on U.S. law, with a flexible curriculum, best LL.M. preparation for a U.S. bar exam.

LL.M in American Law for Foreign Graduates

College of Law - The University of Tulsa
Campus Full-time 1 year Request Info USA Tulsa

The LL.M in American Law for Foreign Graduates program consists of a full course of study over two semesters. To meet the needs of the international LLM student, the College of Law offers specialized courses in U.S. legal education and U.S. legal writing, analysis and methodology for the foreign lawyer.

LL.M in American Indian & Indigenous Law

College of Law - The University of Tulsa
Campus Full-time Part-time 1 - 5 years September 2020 USA Tulsa + 1 more

The LL.M in Indian law program is flexible. In consultation with the faculty, students can tailor a field of study not just to Indian law in general, but to specific sub-specialties they wish to develop. The program is available as either an academic track (emphasizing coursework) or a research track.

LL.M. Degree in United States Law

University of North Carolina School of Law
Campus Full-time 1 - 1 year Request Info USA Chapel Hill

The one-year LL.M. (Master of Laws) degree is for foreign lawyers who have already earned primary law degrees from universities in their home countries. The program offers international lawyers the opportunity to develop mastery of key areas of American law at one of the nation’s top law schools.

LL.M. in U.S. Legal Studies

UConn School of Law
Campus Full-time Part-time 2 - 3 semesters September 2020 USA Hartford + 1 more

Individualized attention, integration with US law students, an extensive and flexible program of study, reasonable costs, and an outstanding faculty and location: these are just a few aspects of the LL.M. Program in U.S. Legal Studies that foreign law graduates can expect from the UConn Law.

LLM in American Legal Studies

Vermont Law School
Campus Full-time Part-time September 2020 USA Royalton

Designed for students who have earned a law degree outside the United States, the LLM in American Legal Studies prepares students for bar passage and career advancement.

LLM in U.S. Legal Studies

The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois
Campus Full-time Part-time 2 - 5 semesters September 2020 USA Chicago + 1 more

Designed for well-qualified lawyers with law degrees from other countries, John Marshall’s LLM in U.S. Legal Studies provides foreign lawyer students with a customized course of study to best meet their individual career goals and professional needs

Master of Laws in US Legal Studies (for foreign educated lawyers)

The University of Oklahoma - College of Law
Campus Full-time 1 year Request Info USA Norman

The US Legal Studies specialization allows foreign-educated lawyers to gain a general education in US law and legal issues. Students are encouraged to tailor the curriculum to

LLM in American Law (for Non-U.S. Lawyers)

Boston University School of Law
Campus Full-time 1 - 2 years Request Info USA Boston

The LLM in American Law Program is one of the nation’s premier programs for global practitioners seeking to learn how US lawyers think, approach legal programs, and handle client matters. You’ll be integrated into the JD classroom, and have the opportunity to select from 200+ courses when creating your individualized study plan.

General LL.M.

George Washington University, Law School
Campus Full-time Part-time 1 year January 2020 USA Washington + 1 more

The General LL.M. program allows the student to design his or her own course of study in order to examine a range of issues in U.S. law.