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School of Law
820 N. Michigan Ave
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Chicago, IL 60611
Master of Laws in Rule of Law for Development (PROLAW)
More than half the world's population live outside the rule of law. The Master of Laws (LLM) in Rule of Law for Development (PROLAW) is designed to prepare students to become rule of law advisors, particularly in countries that are developing, in economic transition, or recovering from violent conflict.
The PROLAW LLM is a practice-oriented degree program for law graduates and lawyers offered at Loyola’s John Felice Rome Center in Italy. Living and studying in Rome, you'll receive the advanced hands-on training and skills you need to inspire, lead, and manage efforts to strengthen both the rule of law and prospects for national development in your country and geographical region.
Upon graduation with an LLM 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; 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