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LL.M. in American Legal Studies Residential Curriculum

The residential LL.M. in American Legal Studies is a full-time two semester program.  The rich curriculum is designed to help students meet their academic and professional goals.  LL.M. students attend classes with J.D. students. The curriculum for the residential American Legal Studies program will at a minimum meet the Georgia and New York Bar Examiners standards. For additional Information about the residential LL.M. in American Legal Studies curriculum, please contact:

Lisa Kaplan                       Natasha Berry

Director, LL.M. Programs                        LL.M. and Externships Coordinator
(404) 872-3593 ext. 131                       (404) 872-3593 ext. 459
lkaplan@johnmarshall.edu                     nberry@johnmarshall.edu

Sample Course Schedule for LL.M. in American Legal Studies (Residential)

Summer Semester (prior to matriculation)

Introduction to the U.S. Legal System & Legal Method (Prerequisite: 0 credits)

Fall Semester

Professional Responsibility
Civil Procedure
Legal Writing, Research & Analysis
Constitutional Law I

Spring Semester

Real Property
Constitutional Law II

For a full listing of courses offered at Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School, click here.