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University of Baltimore School of Law Master of Laws program in the Law of the United States (LL.M. LOTUS)

University of Baltimore School of Law Master of Laws program in the Law of the United States (LL.M. LOTUS) expresses its interest in admitting Nepali Lawyers and Law Graduates for its successful nine-month degree program designed for law graduates who earned their first degree in law outside the U.S.  and seek to become familiar with American law and the legal system.  Students educated in 26 countries from across the globe have graduated from the program.  LL.M. LOTUS alumni have become members of the New York, District of Columbia and Maryland bars and are employed in a variety of legal practice, business and government settings.  Lawyers educated outside the U.S. who are interested in becoming familiar with the U.S. legal system, please note that the School of Law is now accepting applications for admission to the 2010-11 LL.M. LOTUS program.  The LL.M. LOTUS “U.S. Practice” track provides the students 26 credits of bar-tested courses, an education requirement of the D.C. bar for lawyers educated outside the U.S.  The School of Law provides a robust week-long orientation, excellent education with academic support services, and career services after graduation.  Detailed information about it is posted on

Please contact Jane E. Schukoske, Director, Master of Laws Program in the Law of the United States at (410) 837-6761 or at if you have any questions.

Issued in Public Interest and per requested for dissemination by University of Baltimore.


February 2009 Bar Exam Stats of Foreign Attorneys

Graduates of ABA-approved law schools taking the examination for the first time passed at the rate of 73.3%, while foreign-educated first-time candidates had a passing rate of 37.1%. The Board examined 3,560 candidates in February, a record 44.1% of whom were foreign educated.
The passing rate for all candidates, including U.S. domestic-educated and foreign educated candidates, both first-time and repeat takers, was 41.7%.

For California Stats for February 2009 Exams, click here.

UC Davis Summer Law Program

UC Davis School of Law – Orientation in U.S.A. Law (July 9 – August 5, 2006)  

The 2006 Orientation in U.S.A. Law program marks the 17th anniversary of this successful international summer law program. Lawyers, judges, prosecutors and defenders, notaries, law professors, pre-LL.M. students and business professionals attend this program to gain a better understanding of the theories and practices of the U.S. legal system. Participants engage in more than 170 hours of classes, seminars and on-site observations.Many participants begin with the Orientation in U.S.A. Law program and then continue with the specialized programs in Structuring an International Joint Venture (offered in 2006), The Global Trading System (offered in 2007) and Financing International Transactions (offered in 2008). However, the Orientation in U.S.A. Law is not a prerequisite for any of the three specialized programs.When and where:July 9-29, 2006: University of California, Davis July 29-August 5, 2006: University of California, Berkeley Fees:Non-refundable application fee: $150 U.S. Tuition:U.S. $3,500* (Enroll by May 15 to receive a $200 discount) Materials: $100 U.S. *Tuition and fees are subject to change.Course Topics: Continue reading “UC Davis Summer Law Program”

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