One of the only post-professional programs in New York devoted exclusively to the study of criminal law, this program has attracted lawyers from all over the world who intend to teach, do policy work, or work as prosecutors or judges in their home jurisdictions. They are advised by Professor Luis Chiesa, an internationally known criminal law scholar with extensive experience in Spain and Latin America.
In either program, you can choose to write a more extended piece of scholarly work under the guidance of a professor. This degree in Criminal Law is offered by the University at Buffalo.
Admission to the Criminal Law LL.M. Program requires a first degree in law. Students must take a minimum of 24 credits to complete the Criminal Law LL.M. degree. Students must participate in the Criminal Law Colloquium (the writing requirement) and complete a minimum of three credits of experiential learning. Courses qualifying as experiential include externships, clerkships, clinical programs and practica, as well as a variety of in-class courses. International students will additionally take a two-credit legal research and writing class and a two-credit course that introduces the United States legal system.
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- Criminal Law
- Criminal Procedure
- Computer Crime & Criminal Procedure
- Criminal Law Practicum
- Domestic Violence Law
- 24 months
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DisciplinesCriminal Law View 234 other Masters in Criminal Law in United States
- The Law School Admission Test (LSAT)
- The Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
- English Language Proficiency
- Letters of Recommendation
- Your Personal Statement
International29500 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 29500 USD per year during 24 months.
National29500 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 29500 USD per year during 24 months.
In-State25410 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 25410 USD per year during 24 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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