The Certificate in International Legal Studies is designed to help prepare law students for professional careers in the emerging global economy. A student choosing to complete the requirements for this certificate will acquire an understanding of the conceptual framework of the international legal order, and will receive a special certificate at graduation.
Students are eligible to receive the certificate upon the successful completion of all requirements for graduation in either the civil law curriculum or the common law curriculum plus four additional courses aggregating at least 10 credit hours selected from the following list of elective courses.
LAW L803 - Western Legal Tradition — 3 hrs.
LAW L805 - Law of European Union I — 3 hrs.
LAW L811 - Law of European Union II — 3 hrs.
LAW L832 - Immigration and Nationality Law — 3 hrs.
LAW G842 - Comparative Judicial Process — 1 hr.
LAW L876 - Conflict of Laws — 3 hrs.
LAW L878 - International Law — 3 hrs.
LAW G879 - International Trade Regulation — 2 hrs.
LAW L881 - Comparative Law — 3 hrs.
LAW G884 - Latin American Law Seminar — 2 hrs.
LAW L884 - International Law Seminar — 2 hrs.
LAW G890 -Current Issues in Japanese Law — 2 or 3 hrs.
LAW L925 - International Trade Law — 2 or 3 hrs.
LAW L926 - International Investment Law — 2 or 3 hrs.
LAW L927 - International Financial Services Law — 2 or 3 hrs.
LAW L928 - International Dispute Resolution — 2 or 3 hrs.
LAW L929 - Selected Topics in International Environmental Law — 2 hrs.
LAW L974 - Canon Law 1 or 3 hrs.
LAW L981 - International Taxation — 3 hrs.
Other comparative or international law courses offered by Loyola or other accredited American law schools may be approved by the associate dean for academic affairs for partial fulfillment of the requirements of the certificate program.