UHLC sets record with 59 foreign attorneys seeking LL.M. degrees 

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Aug. 15, 2014 – The University of Houston Law Center registered the largest class of foreign-trained LL.M. students in the 31-year history of the advanced degree program.  The Class of 2014 comprises 59 students, including two Fulbright Scholars, with law degrees from 25 countries.  Almost half of the students were admitted to the Energy, Environment and Natural Resources program with the remainder selecting one of the other five LL.M. specializations, Health Law, Intellectual Property & Information Law, International Law, Tax Law and the Foreign Scholars programs. After a two-day orientation, classes began Aug. 8 with Introduction to American Law and Lawyering Skills and Strategies.  Activities during the first two weeks include a court visit, a law firm reception, and another co-hosted by the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators and Houston Bar Association’s International Law Section.

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