Program-Specific Application Requirements
Additional Application Requirements
Applicants to the Environmental Law LL.M.
The LL.M. in Environmental Law will be available to students beginning in Fall 2014, pending ABA approval. Students interested in pursuing the Environmental Law LL.M. should, in the meantime, apply to the individualized (for U.S.-educated applicants) or General Studies (for foreign-educated applicants) program, and include an additional statement indicating their preference for the LL.M. in Environmental Law.
Students who have already submitted an application for a different LL.M. program, but would prefer to be considered for the Environmental Law LL.M., should e-mail the Graduate Admissions Office at firstname.lastname@example.org requesting consideration for the Environmental Law LL.M. Please include an additional statement explaining your interest in the Environmental Law LL.M., which will be added to your application file for the Admissions Committee's consideration.
Applicants to the Individualized Study LL.M.
Applicants to the Individualized Study LL.M. must prepare a detailed study proposal in addition to the general application requirements. An applicant's study proposal should outline a plan of study, include the purpose of the plan of study, and list the applicant's desired courses (at least 24 credits) as well as several alternate courses. Students in an individualized study program generally should plan to take no more than two seminar courses per semester, and should be aware that courses identified as J.D. seminars may have very limited seating for LL.M. students.
Applicants to the Taxation LL.M.
U.S.-educated applicants to the Taxation LL.M. must have taken a basic Federal Income Taxation class as part of their J.D. program. (Foreign-educated students in the Tax program will take U.S. Income Tax: Principles and Practices during their first semester).
Applicants to the Securities & Financial Regulation LL.M.
U.S.-educated applicants to the Securities & Financial Regulation LL.M. are expected to have taken a basic course in Securities Regulation during their J.D. program. Foreign-educated students, as well as U.S.-educated students lacking this background, must take Securities Regulation during their first semester of graduate study. Some relevant post-J.D. work experience is valuable.
Applicants to the National Security LL.M., Global Health LL.M., and Global Health & International Institutions LL.M. are expected to have some background, either professional or academic/research experience, in the relevant area.
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