Public Law & Policy Track for U.S.-trained Attorneys
Who pursues this degree?
Most lawyers practicing in the modern administrative and regulatory legal environment will benefit from the skills and and knowledge base offered in the Public Law & Policy Track. Nevertheless, the track is specifically designed for:
- Recent law school graduates who seek to augment their J.D. study with an additional program of graduate work focused on government lawyering.
- Those seeking preparation for a career in the public sector or in a private law firm that represents public agencies.
- Experienced attorneys who want to switch the focus of their practice to government law, or want to add depth to on-the-job experience in government law with a comprehensive program of graduate study.
- 24 units of study
- Aumulative grade point average of 2.33 on a 4.33 scale
- Government Law, Theory and Practice (two semester units)
To complete their course of study, students may choose from a variety of courses, including Directed Research, Graduate Level. Students may choose a combination of courses within the following areas of study to complete their LL.M.:
- Administrative Law and Regulation
- Business and Trade Regulation
- Civil and Constitutional Rights
- Criminal Justice
- Education Law, Regulation, and Policy
- Employment and Labor Law
- Environment, Natural Resources and Water Law
- Health Law and Policy
- Intellectual Property and Information Law
- International and Comparative Law and Regulation
- Political Structure and Theory
- Tax Law and Policy
Skills Training Courses
Contact the Graduate & International Programs Office
Email | 916.739.7353 or 916.739.7019