LL.M. Program

Mercer Law's LL.M. in Federal Criminal Practice and Procedure is the only program in the nation designed for law school graduates seeking to prepare themselves for federal criminal practice as a prosecutor, Federal Defender, or private defense counsel.

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Advanced Writing Requirement

The following courses will satisfy the Advanced Writing Requirement (if taken AFTER the Spring 2011 semester):

  1. Any Seminar
  2. Advanced Litigation Drafting
  3. Business Drafting
  4. Sexuality and the Law
  5. The Habeas Project
  6. Trusts and Estates Drafting
  7. Contract Drafting
  8. Elder Law
  9. A Law Review Case Note or Comment
  10. Summary Judgment Practice
  11. Independent Research

In addition, a student may satisfy the Advanced Writing Requirement by completing an individually authored work of rigorous intellectual effort under the active and regular supervision of a full-time faculty member as part of an independent research project or in conjunction with a course that does not typically involve a writing project.  If a student plans to satisfy the Advanced Writing Requirement in this manner, the student must submit a form to the Registrar that includes the faculty member's certification that the proposed project will satisfy the Advanced Writing Requirement if successfully completed.


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More than 20 years ago, Mercer resolved that no Mercer lawyer would enter the profession without a solid grounding in practical legal skills.