JD/LLM in Privacy & Technology Law
No matter what type of law you are interested in or what direction your career make take, your clients and you will be confronted by issues involving technology and privacy every day. Knowing the law and underlying policies is crucial to your employability. Our joint JD/LLM in Privacy & Technology Law offers current UIC John Marshall JD candidates an opportunity to develop specialized knowledge and gain a marketable expertise in today’s practice environment.
Effective Fall 2020, new students are not being admitted to this program. Please contact the program directly for more information.
Students may matriculate into a joint-degree program only after they have completed 30 JD credits but before they have completed 60 JD credits. Joint JD/LLM in Privacy & Technology Law candidates may apply the first 10 credits satisfactorily completed in the LLM program in which they are enrolled to the electives requirements of the JD. Most degree candidate will be able to complete the requirements of the joint program with 110 credits (80 JD 30 LLM) instead of the 120 credits required if the programs are completed separately. Students unable to complete the joint degree must still complete a total of 90 hours to be awarded the JD degree.
Students who matriculated prior to August 16, 2019, are subject to degree requirements in place when they first enrolled, provided they complete those requirements within the time limit for degree completion and do not interrupt their enrollment without formal approval. Degree requirements in effect prior to August 2019 are available on eCommons; students should consult their degree audit for further information.
- Cyberspace Law (PTL 525, 3 Credits)
- Information Law, Policy, & Privacy (PTL 518, 3 Credits)
- Intellectual Property in a Digital Environment (PTL 428, 3 Credits)*
- Technology & the Law (PTL 522, 2 Credits)
- U.S. Copyright Law (PTL 409, 3 Credits)*
*Candidates are required to take only one of these courses.
- Cyber Crime, Information Warfare & Economic Espionage (PTL 472, 3 Credits)
- E-Discovery (PTL 422, 2 Credits)
- Electronic Commerce Law (PTL 530, 2 Credits)
- Ethics of Practicing Law in a Digital World (PTL 511, 2 Credits)
- First Amendment Issues in a Digital Age (PTL 516, 2 Credits)
- Global Privacy Law (PTL 533, 2 Credits)
- Health Information Privacy (PTL 526, 2 Credits)
- Health Information Privacy Regulation (PTL 527, 2 Credits)
- Independent Study in Privacy & Technology Law (PTL 596, 1-3 Credits)
- International Copyright Law (PTL 499, 1 Credit)
- JITPL Comment (PTL 520, 1-2 Credits)
- Lawyering Skills IV: Drafting Information Technology Law: Representing the Technology Client (PTL 546, 2 Credits)
- Practicum in Information Technology & Privacy Law (PTL 555, 1-3 Credits)
- Special Topics in Privacy & Technology Law (PTL 594, 1-2 Credits)
Please review each course description to determine what prerequisites apply.