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Nov. 18, 2011

Mercer Law School launches new LLM

Mercer Law School in Georgia, USA, will be offering an LLM degree in Federal Criminal Practice and Procedure starting in Autumn 2012. This is the first LLM program of its kind to be offered in the US, and is a one-year advanced legal degree will prepare graduates for careers in federal criminal law.

The LLM in Federal Criminal Practice and Procedure builds on Mercer Law School’s international reputation in the area of federal criminal law, including its affiliation with the National Criminal Defence College - which is a program that draws defense attorneys from across the country.

It is intended that this new LLM program will  provide graduates with the depth of knowledge to pursue a career in federal criminal practice as a prosecutor, federal defender or private defence counsel.

The Mercer Law School Dean, Gary J. Simson, says, “The new LLM program is an ideal fit for the Law School and a great contribution to the legal profession.”

Find out more about the LLM in Federal Criminal Practice and Procedures.

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Content added on 18th November 2011.

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