National Law Journal readers have chosen the LL.M. in Law and Government at American University Washington College of Law as a “Best Of D.C.” in their survey for 2018. The LL.M. program is designed for lawyers who have a strong interest in U.S. government and politics, the dynamics of democracy, and the rule of law. Read more
An LL.M. With A Difference
The American University Washington College of Law Master of Laws in Law and Government (LL.M.) will prepare you to grasp the issues that are at the intersection of law, politics, and all levels of government through a broad-based examination of public law in the United States.
This is an LL.M. with a difference. Designed for both domestic and international law graduates who have a strong interest in U.S. government and politics, the dynamics of democracy, and the meaning of the rule of law, the LL.M. in Law and Government takes students on a broad and deep examination of the most important public policy issues of the time. Our organizing educational principle is that the best prepared lawyers and analysts in fields of regulatory law not only have a firm grasp of particular subjects, but also a mastery of theories, political forces, and institutional realities that define public law in the United States.
The LL.M. in Law & Government Fellowship is designed for exceptional students passionately committed to their field of specialization. Successful applicants will have an exemplary academic background and a demonstrated potential to excel in the LL.M. Program. Read more