Master of Law (LL. M.)

The Master of Law degree course prepares graduates at the postgraduate level in legal principles, law, justice and governance while building in them strong research acumen and subject-matter expertise in Constitutional and Administrative Law as well as Corporate and Commercial Law. The pedagogy and learning delivery includes classroom training based on seminars, workshops and research-centric disc ussions in law.

Specializations

Constitutional and Administrative Law

Semester I

  • Research Methods and Legal Writing (Compulsory Paper)
  • Comparative Public Law (Compulsory Paper)
  • Law and Justice in a Globalizing World (Compulsory Paper)
  • Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles of State policy
  • Center State Relations and Constitutional Governance

Semester II

  • Local Self Government and Federal Governance
  • Administrative Law
  • Service Laws
  • Religion, Diversity and the law
  • Dissertation

Corporate and Commercial Law

Semester I

  • Research Methods and Legal Writing (Compulsory Paper)
  • Comparative Public Law (Compulsory Paper)
  • Law and Justice in a Globalizing World (Compulsory Paper)
  • Law of Corporate Governance
  • Competition law

Semester II

  • International Trade Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Law of Corporate Finance
  • Banking and Insurance Law
  • Dissertation

Intellectual Property Law

  • LL.M. in Intellectual Property Law is designed to expose the students to both the theoretical concepts and the practical aspects of intellectual property rights
  • The course includes all rights including patents, copyrights, trademarks and other laws including Bio-diversity law, Information Technology laws, Integrated circuits and Geographical indica tions
  • Lectures and case analysis are done both by professors and profes sionals practicing in area of Intellectual Property Laws

Course work for six months

  • Unit 1: Introduction of Research: General
  • Unit 2: Literature survey, Proposal Writing
  • Unit 3: Research Design, Study Design Unit
  • Unit 4: Data Collection Techniques and Interpretation
  • Unit 5: Research Reporting
    1. Scientific Writing
    2. Report Writing
    3. Collaborators & Funding

Area selected for the research work

  • Research is a part-time course with 6 months course work
    1. Core paper I - Research Methodology
    2. Core paper ll - Area of research
  • Classes include lectures, seminars, demonstration and case analysis both analytically and critically
  • Attendance is compulsory for course work.
  • Simulation exercises, DSA and snap tests are also included.
Pedagogy

The Alliance School of Law is committed to imparting world-class learning in law practice and governance to its key constituents. To fulfill this objective, the curriculum and teaching pedagogy is designed to prepare its graduates in the domestic, international and comparative law subjects. Graduates from the Alliance School of Law study compulsory subjects and choose from an unparalleled range of elective subjects. In addition to subjects on substantive and procedural law, its attorney-graduates also acquire lawyering skills through practical training activities and clinical, legal programs even while they inculcate in themselves sound research and writing skills.

Learning Delivery
  • There are five subjects in the first semester and four subjects along with the Dissertation in the second semester
  • Each subject is of four credits
  • Each credit is equivalent to 15 classroom contact hours and includes practical training classes.
  • Alongside classroom hours, a student may also be allotted practical exercises as a part of the curriculum.
  • For the award of the degree of LL. M., a student has to successfully complete ten subjects, or the equivalent of 40 credits respectively