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Marissa Mendoza

Marissa Mendoza
Year/Track: 2015
Hometown: Manteca, CA
Major: Biological Sciences

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Yellow Ribbon Program

Veterans: Is Law School Next?

Pacific McGeorge offers Yellow Ribbon full tuition benefits to U.S. Veterans.

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Master of Science in Law Curriculum

Students accepted into the program can anticipate receiving guidance from our nationally and internationally renowned faculty on individual curricular plans. Students can go full or part-time; 26 units are required to earn the M.S.L. degree, which includes two required courses, a set of elective choices, and for those who are interested, a supervised capstone paper or project. Review the 2014-2015 M.S.L. Course Offerings (pdf).

Required Course

CourseUnits
Introduction to Legal Analysis 2

 

At Least One of These Foundational Courses

CourseUnits
Civil Procedure 3
Constitutional Law I 2
Contracts 3
Criminal Law 3
Property Law 2
Torts 3

 

Elective Courses — Organized by Potential Specialty Area

Criminal Justice Specialty

CourseUnits
Advanced Criminal Procedure 2,3
Advanced Trial Advocacy 3
Capital Punishment Law 3
Criminal Law 3
Criminal Law Defenses 2
Criminal Pretrial Litigation 2
Criminal Procedure 3
Expert and Scientific Evidence 2
Habeas Corpus Seminar 2
Juvenile Law 2
Problems in Criminal Justice 2,3
Sentencing & Post-Conviction Remedies 2
Trial Advocacy 3
White Collar Crime 2

 

Health Administration & Law

CourseUnits
Bioethics 2
Elder Law & Social Policy 3
Employment Law 3
Health Law 3
Health Law Policy 2
Legislative & Statutory Interpretation 3
Mediation 3
Expert & Scientific Evidence 2
Public Health Law 3
Capstone Paper 2

 

Human Resources/Conflict Management

CourseUnits
Administrative Law 3
Contracts 3
Employment Law 3
Employment Law Practicum 2
Labor Law 3
Mediation 3
Negotiation & Settlements 2, 3

 

Government & Public Policy Specialty

CourseUnits
Administrative Law 3
Constitutional Law I 2
Election Law 2
Introduction to Capital Lawyering 2
Legislative Decision Making 2
Local Government Law 2
Legislation & Statutory Interpretation 3
Negotiation & Settlements 2, 3

 

International Law for Foreign Professionals

CourseUnits
Constitutional Law II 3
International Business Transactions 3
International Commercial Arbitration 3
Immigration and Naturalization Law 3
International Protection of Human Rights 3
International Trade 3
National Security Law 3
Public International Law 3

 

Water & Environmental Law

CourseUnits
Advanced Water Resources 2
Environmental Law 3
Foundations of Water Law 2
International Water Resources Law Seminar 3
Natural Resources Law 3
Special Topics in Environmental Law: Ocean/Coastal 2
Water Resources Law Practice 3

 

Questions?

Contact J. Clark Kelso, Director, Master of Science in Law Program, Associate Dean, Strategic Initiatives
Email | 916.739.7000