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LLM after a U.S. JD


LLM after a U.S. JD
« on: May 07, 2006, 04:59:10 PM »
Anyone know what a U.S. student needs to do to get into a good LLM program. I want to be a law professor and I would like to pursue an LLM in tax or contracts but I can only find info for foreign applicants. I have some time left before I actually get my JD but I'm curious to see what kind of grades (class ranking) I would need to get into a T14 school. Anyone have any experience with this...or any ideas?

Thanks in advance

Re: LLM after a U.S. JD
« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2006, 10:34:02 AM »
First, only a few programs are limited to foriegn students (Stanford, Duke, and a few others). Second, they are not easy to get into, but not terribly difficult either. Most LLM programs serve as cash cows for the school, they are not ABA regulated, and the people in the programs don't figure into ABA reported numbers. Last, what school depends on what you want to specialize in. Yale is the obvious choice for people who want to be professors.