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Required and Core Courses

Required Courses

  • Introduction to Anglo-American Law (2 credit hours, summer)
  • Graduate Legal Seminar (0 credit hours)
  • LARW I (3 credit hours)
  • Professional Responsibility (3 credit hours)

Core Courses

(from which a minimum of 6 credit hours to be selected)*/**

* Courses listed in the “Core Course” section are repeated under the individual tracks, as students may select the course as part of the required 6 credit hours, or separate and in addition to the 6 required credit hour courses.

** Some of the courses require pre-requisite courses, and LL.M. students will be required to either obtain the pre-requisite at Washburn, or satisfy the administration that they meet the pre-requisite requirements based on prior experience.

  • Business Associations (4 credit hours)
  • Civil Procedure I (3 credit hours)
  • Civil Procedure II (3 credit hours)
  • Conflict of Laws (3 credit hours)
  • Constitutional Law I (3 credit hours)
  • Constitutional Law II (3 credit hours)
  • Contracts I (2 credit hours)
  • Contracts II (3 credit hours)
  • Criminal Law (3 credit hours)
  • Criminal Procedure (3 credit hours)
  • Criminal Procedure II (3 credit hours)
  • Decedents' Estates and Trusts (4 credit hours)
  • Estate Planning (3 credit hours)
  • Evidence (4 credit hours)
  • Family Law (3 credit hours)
  • Property (3 credit hours)
  • Remedies (3 credit hours)
  • Secured Transactions (3 credit hours)
  • Torts (4 credit hours)