For students who began their LL.M. studies prior to Fall 2012, the previous Section 520.6 will apply (with very narrow exceptions).
Basic Courses in American Law
Section 520.6 of the Rules of the Court of Appeals for the Admission of Attorneys and Counselors at Law requires that certain foreign students take at least two (2) basic courses in "American Law" as part of their LL.M. studies to qualify to sit for the New York Bar. We have been advised by the Court of Appeals that students completing the courses "Introduction to the U.S. Legal System" and "Legal Writing for LL.M. Students," will satisfy this requirement. The following courses could also be used to meet this requirement:
* Antitrust Law