Environmental Law and Ocean Law and Policy

LL.M Specialization in Environmental Law

The Law School’s Environmental Law Program is widely recognized for its excellence and the expertise of its faculty, and the specialization in environmental law provides excellent preparation for practicing, teaching, or policy-making in the environmental law field.   LLM students who pursue this specialization gain a greater appreciation for the beauty and fragility of our island environment as well as an understanding of the most important environmental issues.  In addition, the Environmental Law Society organizes a range of colloquia, presentations and activities in the islands, offering a practical as well as theoretical introduction to the most important environmental issues.  LLM students also have the opportunity to participate in all informal as well as formal environmental activities organized by the Law School. For the certificate requirements as well as the range of courses we offer, see:

Environmental Law .pdf

LL.M Specialization in Ocean Law and Policy

The Law School has long been known for expertise in law of the sea and ocean law issues. LLM Students may study laws governing our scarce ocean resources along with their implementation in a global context.  The law curriculum is supported by the University’s excellent School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology, and students may also participate in activities organized by the Center for Island Climate Adaptation and Policy and the Jon Van Dyke Institute.

For the certificate requirements as well as the range of courses we offer, see:

Ocean Law and Policy.pdf