Students may elect to undertake an intensive course of study through an academic concentration in one of four areas of legal practice: Business Law , Civil Litigation and Dispute Resolution , Criminal Law , Employment and Labor Law , and International and Comparative Law . Participation in a concentrated course of study enables future attorneys to develop their practice skills and to enter their new profession with greater command of their material and greater insight in a lawyer’s responsibilities. Any of the Concentrations may be completed in the course of meeting the J.D. degree requirements.
Each academic concentration has its own requirements: each has a core foundational curriculum and electives and each requires completion of a research and writing project or participation in a relevant clinic, externship or moot court competition. All of the Concentrations have basic GPA and grade requirements. The university notes the successful completion of a concentration on a student ‘s transcript. Learn more...