Today’s legal practice and legal institutions are unavoidably multinational as the world has become more global and countries more interconnected. Legal rules that previously affected domestic matters are now often subject to the laws of numerous jurisdictions, which is why the understanding International Law has become more and more necessary.
Our International Law program, generally for American law graduates, provides students with the background necessary to recognize, understand and manage problems arising in the international legal order, including:
As a global hub, Miami and The University of Miami School of Law is an ideal place to study International Law. Studying in Miami, students in the program are exposed to a broad background in public international law (both traditional public law and international economic law), comparative law, and international business transactions.
The Faculty Chair for the Specialization in International Arbitration is Professor Caroline Bradley.
Director of the International Law LL.M.: Jessica Carvalho Morris, Esq.
Samuel Mekonnen, Ethiopia
LL.M. Candidate 2009
LLB, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
Judge and Program Officer in Human Rights NGOs
After graduating from the Addis Ababa University Faculty of Law, Samuel decided to continue his legal training with UM's LL.M. program.