The Center for International Law
JD/LLM in International Business & Trade Law
As a JD candidate at John Marshall, you have the unique opportunity to enhance your marketability by specializing in international business and trade law. John Marshall offers one of the first and only LLM in International Business and Trade Law programs in the Midwest.
Joint degree candidates should be able to demonstrate interest in international law through undergraduate and graduate coursework, overseas study/work experience, foreign language ability, etc. Joint JD/LLM in International Business & Trade Law candidates may apply the first 10 credits satisfactorily completed in the LLM program to the electives requirements of the JD. Most degree candidate will be able to complete the requirements of the joint program with 104 credits (80 JD + 24 LLM) instead of the 114 credits required if the programs are completed separately. Students unable to complete the joint degree must still complete a total of 90 hours to be awarded the JD degree.
Degree candidates pursuing the JD/LLM in International Business & Trade Law should consult with the Center to plan a specific degree program tailored to their needs.
- Administrative Law (JD 250, 3 Credits)
- Corporations (JD 130, 3 Credits)
- International Business Transactions (JD 190, 3 Credits)
- International Trade Law (JD 084, 3 Credits)
- Sales Transactions (JD 245, 3 Credits)
- International Trade Remedies Law (IBT 705, 3 Credits)*
- Multinational Corporations Law (IBT 730, 3 Credits)
- U.S. Customs & Import Law (IBT 700, 2 Credits)*
*Candidates are required to take only one of these courses. If U.S. Customs and Import Law is taken, the candidate must take an additional one-credit course in trade law.
A complete list of more than 35 LLM in International Business and Trade Law courses is available under the LLM program description.
Please review each course description to determine what prerequisites apply.