Don't forget tax LLMs. Basically, LLMs are for foreign students wanting to practice in the US or for certain specialties. Many LLMs (but not all) are pretty worthless from a career standpoint.
I don't understand the expanding number of these programs
Quote I don't understand the expanding number of these programs They are HUGE cash cows. The schools usually staff the LLM programs with mostly adjuncts making $1,500 per semester class. This is also why even top tax LLM admissions is quite lax- they just need warm bodies paying tuition.