+ indicates one (1) credit course. Any one (1) credit course will only count as half a Group B course towards the specialization, i.e. you would need to take two 1 credit courses to have it count as a single Group B course.
Please note that not all courses will be offered every year.
and Comparative Law Writing Requirement
addition to course work, students will need to complete a supervised research
paper that meets the Substantial Analytical Writing (SAW) Requirement.
pursuing the Specialization in International and Comparative Law are welcome to
pursue externships relating to international or foreign law. A full time
externship relating to international or foreign law can satisfy two (2) Group B
course requirements. A part time externship relating to international or foreign
law can satisfy one (1) Group B course requirement. Students wishing to use an
externship as a qualifying course are required to receive the prior consent of
the designated faculty advisor. Consent is discretionary, and requires a demonstration that the externship will provide exposure to substantive areas of international, foreign or comparative law.
Legal Study and Exchange Program (FLSEP)
pursuing the Specialization in International and Comparative Law are encouraged
to pursue study abroad opportunities via FLSEP. Up to three
courses taken at a Legal Study and Exchange Program partner school can be used
to satisfy Group B course requirements. Students wishing to use FLSEP courses as qualifying courses for Group B are required to receive the prior consent of the faculty advisor.
LL.M. Specialization in International and Comparative Law has a different
structure to the J.D. Specialization. The main difference is that LL.M.
students must complete four (4) qualifying courses, rather than six (6)
required of J.D. students. More information about the LL.M. Specialization
Program can be found here.