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Top LL.Ms in Criminal Justice in England United Kingdom

LLM is Latin for Legum Magister, signifying Master of Laws. Our Master of Laws (LL.M.) Program in American Law is a one-year graduate program. Foreign law graduates who successfully complete the program are awarded the degree “LL.M. in American Law.”

Criminal justice is a field of study in which students learn about criminal justice systems, criminal law, and theories about criminal behavior. This subject is beneficial for anyone who wants to enter a career in law enforcement.

Best LL.M. in Criminal Justice in England in United Kingdom

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5 Results in Criminal Justice, England

University of Kent, Kent Law School

International Criminal Justice will be of particular interest to those who work, intend to work, or have an interest in the fields of international and transnational crim ... [+]

The Kent LLM (and associated Diploma programme) allows you to broaden and deepen your knowledge and understanding of the law by specialising in one or more different areas.

Overview

Following a pathway in International Criminal Justice enables you to develop a critical understanding of the operation of international and transnational criminal justice, particularly in contexts that are perceived to be controversial or in a state of evolution. You learn about the main legal instruments and institutions that provide for international co-operation and prosecution of international, transnational and national crime and the impact of human rights and combine this with a critical reflection of the broader context and of the effectiveness of the law.... [-]

United Kingdom Canterbury
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 28 months
Campus
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University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences

Offering a distinctively contextual approach to criminal justice, this course examines the theoretical, comparative and international aspects of the criminal process and ... [+]

Overview

Offering a distinctively contextual approach to criminal justice, this course examines the theoretical, comparative and international aspects of criminal process and the penal system.

As well as providing substantive information about criminal law and its enforcement, it enables you to engage with the methodological foundations of research and scholarship, and to appreciate their implications for penal policymaking and practice.

The emphasis is on understanding issues, problems, institutions, processes and cultures of penal law and policy, against a backdrop of ever-increasing globalisation in criminality and law enforcement across national boundaries.

Criminal justice teaching and scholarship in the school is founded on the reputation and achievements of Sir John Smith, one of the greatest academic lawyers of the 20th century. Generations of lawyers across the common law world were first introduced to the subject by Smith and Hogan's Criminal Law.... [-]

United Kingdom Nottingham
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
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University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences

Examining the law applicable before, during and after an armed conflict, this course explores current issues and modern challenges to the law and politics surrounding war ... [+]

Overview

Examining the law applicable before, during and after an armed conflict, this course explores current issues and modern challenges to the law and politics surrounding war and justice.

With the rise of global terrorism, the traditional distinction between armed conflicts between states and internal armed conflict is being eroded. Meanwhile, international crimes are being perpetrated on a daily basis. How has the law dealt with this?

This course will help you develop a holistic overview of the law governing the use of force by states, the law applicable to the conduct of hostilities, and the international criminal justice system. You will consider current issues and modern challenges to the law and politics surrounding war and justice, as well as the legal and philosophical responses to international criminality.... [-]

United Kingdom Nottingham
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
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University of Birmingham - College of Arts and Law

For those seeking a deeper understanding of the increasingly global structures which govern criminal justice as well as the finer issues challenging criminal justice stru ... [+]

For those seeking a deeper understanding of the increasingly global structures which govern criminal justice as well as the finer issues challenging criminal justice structures, this course offers a unique learning opportunity and is an excellent choice for those seeking legal opportunities around the world.

This pathway draws upon Birmingham Law School's research strengths in International Law, International Humanitarian Law, Criminal Law and Justice, and Human Rights, enabling students to develop expertise in a wide range of relevant International law subjects.

You can study modules in international, transnational and European criminal law and justice alongside more nationally rooted specialisms and a breadth of human rights modules. Through our long-standing dedicated counter-terrorism modules, and those focusing upon specific theoretical or practical criminal justice issues (ranging from restorative justice to mentally disordered offenders) as well as our specialist human rights modules, we offer our students a unique opportunity for broad study and in-depth specialisation.... [-]

United Kingdom Birmingham
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
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University of Birmingham - College of Arts and Law

This pathway draws upon Birmingham Law School’s long-standing research strengths in the areas of criminal law and criminal justice. Criminal Law is concerned with the mos ... [+]

This pathway draws upon Birmingham Law School’s long-standing research strengths in the areas of criminal law and criminal justice. Criminal Law is concerned with the most potentially invasive assertion of authority by the state: if you fail to comply with the law you will be punished. This pathway provides a holistic analysis of the criminal process through an analysis of the law, its philosophical underpinnings and its operation in practice.

Students can study to attain a broad overview of criminal justice processes or specialise in particular aspects as diverse as underpinning theories, policing, health aspects of criminal justice or indeed international aspects of law enforcement co-operation. Many modules have been created and are taught by leading scholars in the particular field and students benefit from close contact with researchers.... [-]

United Kingdom Birmingham
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
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