CfA: Master's and doctorate programs (LL.M. & J.S.D.) in Human Right s Law, Miami
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Master of Laws Program in Intercultural Human Rights
Accepting Applications for Academic Year 2005-2006
One-year program offered by St. Thomas University School of law
Miami, Florida. Best students can further their education with the J.S.D
(Doctor of the Science of Law) in Human Rights.
Both degrees are acquiesced in by the American Bar Association.
Welcome to our LL.M. Program in Intercultural Human Rights, a globally
unique program designed to offer in-depth instruction on the critical issue
of our time: the protection of human dignity across political, social,
economic, and cultural lines. Excelling since 2001, and widely regarded as
one of the world's best in the field, the program provides the most
up-to-date legal insights on theory, policy, and practical developments in
the arena of human rights.
Our mostly one-week compact courses are designed to offer the highest
quality of legal education in the combined areas of international law,
international human rights law, humanitarian law, universal and regional
systems of human rights protection, as well as complaint procedures.
Through these intensive courses and supplementary offerings, students are
prepared for effective research, advocacy and practice in the field. In
interactive dialogue, networking with distinguished faculty and their
classmates from all over the globe students gain the best available inside
knowledge of human rights in action.
Our LL.M. program, in the mold of the integrative law, science and policy
approach developed at the Yale Law School, and widely known as the
Policy-Oriented Jurisprudence, provides a sophisticated background in
international law and prepares students for leadership positions in
society, be them judicial, legislative, governmental or non-governmental.
Our alumni testify to all this.
The faculty is one of worldwide distinction and includes top-level United
Nations experts, chief legal advisors, judges, scholars and practitioners
in the field, hailing from Yale University, as well as Athens, Berlin,
Geneva, Strasbourg, Kinshasa, and Washington D.C. Their diversified legal
backgrounds and experiences, their range of scholarship and academic
excellence provide students with an intellectually challenging and
multi-dimensional approach to education.
The program's setting in Miami, a city of international flavour and
extraordinary cultural diversity, offers breathtaking natural treasures and
beauty, a wealth of cultural attractions, sporting events, and an exciting
Partial scholarships are available.
For more information please check our website www.stu.edu/humanrights or
contact us at:
Graduate Program in Intercultural Human Rights
St. Thomas University School of Law
16400 NW 32 Ave.
Miami, FL 33054
Phone:(1)305 474 2447
Fax:(1)305 474 2413