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Chicago, IL 60611
Master of Jurisprudence in Rule of Law for Development (PROLAW)
Applying the rule of law in a country undergoing economic growth requires thinking more globally. The Master of Jurisprudence (MJ) in Rule of Law for Development (PROLAW) will provide you with the foundational knowledge and skills required to become a rule of law innovator and leader in your country and geographical region.
The PROLAW MJ is a practice-oriented degree program for non-lawyers at Loyola’s John Felice Rome Center in Italy. Living and studying abroad is an opportunity for you to get the hands-on training to work as advisors in promoting the rule of law in economies in transition and developing countries.
Upon graduation with an MJ in Rule of Law for Development from Loyola, you will possess the following knowledge, skills, and professional values:
You will understand how the rule of law develops in society; legal methods and concepts needed to carry out rule of law initiatives; the role of global and international institutions in establishing and maintaining rule of law; current frameworks for sustainable development and the rule of law; and the relationship between democracy, governance, and the rule of law.
You will be able to:
You will be able to inspire, lead, and manage efforts to strengthen the rule of law and prospects for national development, including maintaining respect in dealing with all stakeholders, incorporating diverse viewpoints, willingness to accept iterative progress, and respect for human rights.
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive
Locale: Large City
Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999