Courses

Core Courses

  • StudentLAW 555, American Legal System, Analysis & Writing (3 credits). (This requirement may be waived if the student has already taken an equivalent course during original legal training.)
  • Foundations of American Legal Thought (3 credits)
  • Students who have not studied law from the Anglo-American common law legal tradition will be required to take either Advanced Torts (2 credits) or Contracts (2 credits).
  • Students must also satisfy a thesis requirement by taking a seminar course, an independent study, or another course designated by the law school.

Elective Courses

On-campus students: The remainder of the 24 credit hours may be selected from existing J.D.courses in the law school catalog in consultation with the director of the LL.M. program, Professor James Davids.

Online students:

Online Electives: Online students must complete 18 credit hours from the following list of courses:

LAW 604 American Tort System (3)
LAW 634Criminal Law & Procedure (3)
LAW 661 Family Law (3)
LAW 703 Non-Profit, Tax Exempt Organizations (3)
LAW 815 Advanced Torts (2)
LAW 816 Agency & Partnerships (2)
LAW 817 Business Associations/For-Profit (2)
LAW 818 Civil Pretrial Practice (2)
LAW 819 Constitutional Law & Policy I (3)
LAW 820 Constitutional Law & Policy II (3)
LAW 821 Conflict of Laws (2)
LAW 823 Contracts (3)
LAW 826 Professional Responsibility (California Bar) (2) 
LAW 827 Remedies (2)