The recent weeks have been difficult for everybody, including of course international students enrolled in LL.M. programs at law schools in the US and UK. Even before the official ‘shelter in place’ orders in the US and the general ‘lockdown’ in the UK, many schools shifted to online teaching and students left their host country to return home. Assessments have been disrupted, cancelled and/or replaced with new, alternative formats. Graduations…read more →
As part of its various annual reader surveys, the New York Law Journal has once more asked the New York legal community to rank New York-based LL.M. programs and the best online LL.M. programs. 8,000 of the journal’s readers have responded and participated in an online ballot. The resulting rankings are admittedly a very non-scientific and casual exercise, which produced some surprising results. Nonetheless, these rankings are interesting in that…read more →
Is it possible to get an LL.M. degree without leaving the four walls of your home? Online LL.M. or distance learning LL.M. programs promise to do just that. While traditionally eschewed as not as prestigious as brick and mortar LL.M.s, the new range of online Master of Laws programs are often at the same level of quality, and sometimes better, than other non-online options. Today, online LL.M. programs are offered…read more →
Boston University is revitalizing its breadth of LL.M. and graduate law programs. Most recently, it has announced that it will be offering its renowned Tax LLM program as an online program. The program is geared towards both U.S. and foreign attorneys who would like to broaden their knowledge of tax law without having to give up their practice. Degrees can be earned in as few as four sessions of part-time…read more →
The University of Edinburgh School of Law has added six new online distance learning LL.M. modules for the 2012-2013 academic year. The new online modules are Contract Law in Europe, Corporate Compliance: Case Studies in Law and Ethics, Dispute Resolution Methods, International Climate Change Law, International Health Research and Commercialisation, and Introduction to European Union Law. More information is available here.