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American University Washington College of Law    
 
    
 
  Oct 23, 2017
 
2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Law and Government, LLM


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The law school also offers the LLM in law and government, with concentrations that include administrative law and regulatory practice (with further specializations in communications law and policy, environmental law and policy, health law and policy, immigration law and policy, intellectual property law and information policy, labor and employment law and policy, national security law and policy), business and financial regulation (further specializations in antitrust law and policy, securities law and policy, tax law and policy, and US trade law and policy), and civil and constitutional rights (further specializations in criminal law, gender and law, politics and legislation). A limited number of students may pursue an individualized course of study. The program has been tailored to take advantage of the law school’s location in the nation’s capital. 

LLM Degree Requirements

Law and Government. The LLM degree requires the completion of 24 credit hours with a grade point average of 2.0 (C) or better and recommendation for the degree by the faculty. Students may complete degree requirements entirely by traditional classroom study or by classroom study combined with no more than 6 semester hours of externship or independent study credits.

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