康涅狄格大学创建于1881年，有“公立常青藤大学”之称。康涅狄格大学下设13 个分院，法学院位于康涅狄格州州府，世界著名的“保险之都”—哈特福德市。 法学院始建于1921年，获得美国律师协会（ABA）的认证。获得法律硕士学位的国际学生可以参加美国的律师资格考试（如纽约州,马萨诸塞州和康涅狄格州等）。法学院校园被公认为美国最美丽的校园之一。目前，法学院拥有以下5个法律硕士（LL.M.）项目以及法律硕士/法律博士（LL.M./SJD）项目：
UConn Law 招生办公室网址：http://www.law.uconn.edu/admissions
The UConn School of Law is one of the leading public law schools in the country. Its campus, listed on the National Register of Historic Sites, is probably the most beautiful of any law school in the United States. Founded in 1921, the Law School is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools. It offers a professional education of the highest quality that prepares its graduates for a lifetime of fulfilling service in any career they choose, including the bar, government, business, and education. The school's program emphasizes intellectual discipline and the development of the professional analytic skills required to respond effectively to the challenge of continuing change in the law and in the society it serves.
Master of Law Programs at UConn Law:
LL.M. in Insurance Law: The UConn School of Law Insurance LL.M program is the top destination for graduates who seek serious training in insurance and financial services law. In this program, we have international lawyers and regulators from around the world seeking to gain a comprehensive insurance law expertise. Many return to their home countries to accept leadership positions in government organizations developing the insurance regulations for their countries.
LL.M. in U.S. Legal Studies: For lawyers who obtained their first law degree outside of the U.S., this program offers an individualized curriculum or the ability to specialize in five areas: international human rights, intellectual property, tax, financial services regulation, and energy and environmental law. Again, we have students from all over the world in this program seeking to earn a US degree and potentially also sit for a U.S. Bar exam – typically in NY and/or MA.
LL.M. in Social Justice and Human Rights: A newly developed LL.M. program with core courses that cover the main historical, philosophical and legal questions in the international human rights and U.S. civil rights movements. Tapping into a growing trend in the business, non-profit and public policy world to integrate international and domestic human rights, the program will provide students with a rigorous grounding in the norms and methods of human rights and social justice practice as well as the specialized credentials and skills needed to gain entry to these fields.
LL.M. in Energy and Environmental Law: In 2010, UConn Law created the Center for Energy and Environmental Law (CEEL) as part of a program for combined legal education, policy and scholarship. This newly developed LL.M. program focuses on global energy demands, climate change, environmental degradation and the impact on our growing world.
LL.M. in Intellectual Property and Information Governance: With the growth of human creativity and inventiveness, intellectual property law is emerging as one of the most dynamic fields of legal practice. This program is designed to prepare graduates for the global business environment and policy positions. It encourages the balancing of competing private and public demands for innovation in arts, markets and new technologies.
LL.M. to J.D. Transfer: LL.M. students who obtain good grades may also apply to our J.D. program without having to take the LSAT, and if accepted, can transfer most of their LL.M. credits to their J.D. Program.
Exchange to LL M. Program: If you attended UConn Law as an exchange student, you may be eligible to use credits earned on exchange toward an LL.M. degree.
Application deadline: Nov. 15th for Spring enrollment and June 15th for Fall enrollment
More information is available at http://www.law.uconn.edu/admissions
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