LL.M. in Comparative Law (Thesis and Non-Thesis)

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In the field of Comparative Law, students are encouraged to think about the nature and value of comparative scholarship through the courses that they take (particularly the Legal Traditions course, which is required for all students in Comparative Law). In that way, students are given opportunities to explore how juridical analyses are enriched through openness to learning from diversity in research methods, theoretical frameworks, legal traditions and doctrines, languages, and disciplinary perspectives.

LL.M. in Comparative Law with Thesis and Non-Thesis requirements (based on program revision as of Fall 2017)

  Master of Laws with Thesis Master of Laws Non-Thesis
Credits 45 credits
(30 research credits + 15 course credits)
45 credits
(15 research credits + 30 course credits)
Required courses

11 credits:
CMPL 641 - Theoretical Approaches to Law
CMPL 610 - Legal Research Methodology
CMPL 600 - Legal Traditions
LAWG 601 - Communication 1
LAWG 602 - Communication 2

 

 

11 credits:
CMPL 641 - Theoretical Approaches to Law
CMPL 610 - Legal Research Methodology
CMPL 600 - Legal Traditions
LAWG 601 - Communication 1
LAWG 602 - Communication 2

Research Thesis
30 credits:
CMPL 612 - Master's Thesis 1
CMPL 613 - Master's Thesis 2
CMPL 614 - Master's Thesis 3
CMPL 615 - Master's Thesis 4
CMPL 616 - Master's Thesis 5
CMPL 617 - Master's Thesis 6
 
Research project
15 credits:
CMPL 655 - Research Project 1
Complementary credits Elective courses (4)
 
Elective courses (19)