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Public Interest Law Concentration

Required Courses

Course Title Semester Hours
Select two from the following:6
LAW 477
FIRST AMENDMENT: FREEDOM OF SPEECH AND RELIGION
LAW 503
CIVIL RIGHTS
LAW 508
ADMINISTRATIVE LAW
LAW 518
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE I: INVESTIGATION
LAW 557
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE II: ADJUDICATION
LAW 521
LEGISLATION AND STATUTORY INTERPRETATION

Elective Courses

Course Title Semester Hours
Select at least three from above or from the following:9
LAW 200
NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS
LAW 202
EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION
LAW 206
SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND THE LAW
LAW 213
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PRACTICUM
LAW 227
CHILDREN'S HUMAN RIGHTS UNDER INTERNATIONAL LAW
LAW 232
CATHOLIC SOCIAL JUSTICE & THE LAW
LAW 250
SENIOR RESEARCH SEMINAR (Children and the Law)
LAW 250
SENIOR RESEARCH SEMINAR (Critical Race Theory)
LAW 250
SENIOR RESEARCH SEMINAR (Feminist Jurisprudence)
LAW 250
SENIOR RESEARCH SEMINAR (Immigration and Criminal Law)
LAW 250
SENIOR RESEARCH SEMINAR (Law of Citizenship)
LAW 250
SENIOR RESEARCH SEMINAR (Sexual Trafficking)
LAW 258
WOMEN'S HUMAN RIGHTS UNDER INTERNATIONAL LAW
LAW 313
JUVENILE JUSTICE
LAW 335
PRIVACY LAW
LAW 359
EMPLOYMENT LAW
LAW 367
ANIMAL LAW
LAW 372
ELECTION LAW
LAW 417
LABOR LAW
LAW 422
INTERNATIONAL LAW
LAW 428
INDEPENDENT STUDY
LAW 444
ENVIRONMENTAL LAW
LAW 449
PREDATORY LENDING
LAW 477
FIRST AMENDMENT: FREEDOM OF SPEECH AND RELIGION
LAW 487
HOUSING LAW
LAW 497
CONSUMER PROTECTION
LAW 501
RACE, RACISM AND UNITED STATES LAW
LAW 507
FEDERAL CRIMINAL LAW
LAW 513
INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL LAW
LAW 516
IMMIGRATION LAW AND POLICY
LAW 517
ASYLUM AND REFUGEE LAW AND POLICY
LAW 521
LEGISLATION AND STATUTORY INTERPRETATION
LAW 586
CONSTITUTIONAL TORTS & SECTION 1983

Open Electives

Students complete the remaining credit hours for the MJ degree by taking additional Public Interest Law elective courses, by choosing courses from the current College of Law course catalog, or by a enrolling in a combination of both.

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