LL.M. Program in U.S., International, and Transnational Law Degree Requirements

Participants in the LL.M. in U.S., International, & Transnational Law program must complete 24 credit hours of study, including:

  • One 3‐credit course from the following: Comparative Law, International Business Transactions, International Intellectual Property, or other 3 credit course including a comparative law component approved by the Director of the LL.M.
  • Introduction to the American Legal System
  • Fulfillment of the writing requirement, which can be accomplished by taking a seminar or Legal Writing IV for LL.M. students

The remaining credit hours may be filled with courses selected from the wide range of offerings at Chicago-Kent. The international courses in Chicago-Kent's LL.M. program include:

  • International Law
  • Comparative Law
  • International Business Transactions
  • International Trade Law
  • European Union Law
  • International Aspects of Intellectual Property
  • International Human Rights
  • Immigration Law

If you have any questions about the admissions process or the program, contact the Office of International Law and Policy (phone: (312) 906-5134; fax: (312) 906-5355; e-mail: intllm@kentlaw.iit.edu).