Southwestern Law School Los Angeles, CA

LL.M. Programs

Representatives from Southwestern's LL.M. Programs will be available to talk with prospective students at the LSAC Los Angeles Forum on Saturday, October 26, 2013 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The event is being held at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles.

Click here for more information and to register for the event.

General LL.M. (Individualized Studies) (click the title for more information)

Southwestern offers a stimulating, General LL.M. Program for students who have already earned a law degree and are interested in furthering their legal education. The program allows students to choose their own focus of study - from American Legal Systems to International Law to Technology Innovation and Commercialization - in line with their individual personal and professional goals.

Students will receive an in-depth education in an intellectually challenging, yet collegial environment from faculty who are established authorities in a wide range of legal topics. Admitted students will work closely with faculty to develop a detailed course of study tailored to their own interests from a comprehensive selection of over 150 electives and core courses.

A special Fellowship opportunity for Argentine law graduates to complete an LL.M. in Civil Liberties and Human Rights or Advocacy has been established at Southwestern under the auspices of the Fulbright Commission. Click here for information on the Fulbright-Jose Siderman Human Rights Fellowship.

LL.M. in Entertainment and Media Law (click the title for more information)

Drawing on the resources and activities of the Donald E. Biederman Entertainment and Media Law Institute, Southwestern has established the first Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree in Entertainment and Media Law in the country. This exciting program is designed to prepare the next generation of effective and talented entertainment, media and intellectual property lawyers. With the launch of the online version of the LL.M. Program in Fall 2010, students have the option of attending classes in person in Los Angeles or online from anywhere in the world (see link below).

Southwestern has had a long and intensive involvement with the entertainment and media industries in the Los Angeles area. Taking full advantage of its location at the heart of the global entertainment industry, the law school has an outstanding entertainment- and media-oriented faculty. Southwestern graduates occupy important positions within a broad range of entertainment and media companies and with law firms specializing in the representation of entertainment clients. Recognizing the growing interest in this area around the country, Southwestern launched the Biederman Institute to provide a broad-based entertainment curriculum for law students as well as information and assistance to practitioners.

Global Education Division - LL.M. in Entertainment and Media Law Online

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