LL.M. Specialization in Law and Philosophy

Specialization Requirements

To be awarded the specialization in Law and Philosophy, a student must obtain a B (3.0) grade average in courses taken for this specialization.

Detailed course descriptions are linked in the listings below. Prospective students should bear in mind that, due to curriculum scheduling and faculty availability, not every class listed is taught each year. This is most often true in the case of seminar courses. A sufficient number of courses will be available to enable those students who choose to specialize to satisfy the specialization requirements.

* To apply this course toward the specialization, a student must write a philosophically informed, theoretical paper with the instructor’s approval.

Group A (At least one course is required; all are strongly recommended)
Course # Course Name
217 Legal Philosophy
418 Contemporary Philosophy of Law: The Cutting Edge
555 Legal Theory Workshop
Group C Non-Law Course
Course # Course Name
Philosophy M257 The Ethics and Politics of Communication