The University of Wisconsin Law School's Graduate Programs offers degree programs in law for those who already have a first law degree.

Master of Laws - Legal Institutions (LL.M.-LI)

The LL.M.-LI degree is a course-based degree program in American law for students who have received a law degree from a university outside of the United States.

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Master of Laws (LL.M.) & Doctor of Juridical Science (S.J.D.)

The LL.M. and S.J.D. degrees are generally of value to those planning on a career as a legal scholar or researcher. 

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The William H. Hastie Fellowship

The William H. Hastie Fellowship Program is an LL.M. degree program that provides an opportunity for lawyers of color to prepare for a career in law teaching.

The program honors William H. Hastie, a lawyer, teacher, jurist and civil rights advocate who championed the importance of high-quality legal education.

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University of Wisconsin Law School
Attn: Graduate Programs Office
975 Bascom Mall
Madison, WI 53706

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