The Center for Intellectual Property, Information & Privacy Law

JD/LLM in Information Technology & Privacy 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 Information Technology & Privacy Law offers current John Marshall JD candidates an opportunity to develop specialized knowledge and gain a marketable expertise in today’s practice environment.


Joint JD/LLM in Information Technology & Privacy Law candidates may apply the first 10 credits satisfactorily completed in the LLM program to the electives requirements of the JD. Most degree candidate will be able to complete the requirements of the joint program with 104 credits (80 JD + 24 LLM) instead of the 114 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.

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Due to the diversity of courses offered, degree candidates interested in pursuing the JD/LLM in Information Technology and Privacy Law should consult with the Center to plan a specific degree program tailored to their needs.