Boston University School of Law


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First year students engage in the traditional courses of study. After the first year, students have a myriad of opportunities available to them. BU Law boasts, “We offer one of the widest selections of courses and seminars available anywhere – more than 150 classes – which are continually updated to keep pace with changes in today’s world, from the proliferation of digital technologies, to the globalization of trade and finance, to the advancements in medical and biological sciences. Recent additions cover emerging issues in the areas of wrongful convictions, European intellectual property, personal privacy, U.S. drug policy, national security law, international criminal law and bioethics and human rights.” (BU Law Website) In addition, BU Law offers a number of clinical education experiences and opportunities to study abroad by participating in externships in Argentina, China, England, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, the Netherlands, Republic of Singapore, Spain, and Switzerland.

For those students interested in obtaining an additional degree along with their J.D., BU Law offers dual-degree programs, including the J.D./LL.M, J.D./M.B.A, J.D./M.A., J.D./M.B.A. J.D./M.S., and J.D./M.P.H. For those considering advanced degrees, the law school offers LL.M programs.

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