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Educación Legal en los Estados Unidos II: Educación de Postgrado, Educación Continuada y Consideraciones Comparativas (Legal Education in the United States II: Graduate Legal Education, Continuing Legal Education, and Comparative Aspects)

20 Pages Posted: 3 Aug 2015 Last revised: 14 Oct 2015

Maria Elena Cobas Cobiella

University of Valencia

M. C. Mirow

Florida International University (FIU) - College of Law

Date Written: 2015

Abstract

Spanish Abstract: Este artículo se presenta en dos partes. La primera parte da una breve historia de la educación legal en los Estados Unidos, una descripción de las facultades de derecho hoy en día, y el contenido de la carrera de grado profesional de derecho en dicho país, el Juris Doctor, o J.D. La segunda parte, publicada aquí, describe los estudios de postgrados en derecho en los Estados Unidos, la educación continuada para abogados, y algunos conserderaciones comparativas, sobre todo con respecto al Plan de Bolonia.

English Abstract: This series of two articles describes the most important features of legal education in the United States. Part I, published previously in this journal, discusses law schools and the juris doctor. Part II, published here, discusses graduate legal education, continuing legal education, and some comparative aspects of U.S. legal education in light of the Bologna Plan.

Keywords: legal education, United States, law schools, juris doctor, graduate legal education, continuing legal education, Bologna Plan

JEL Classification: K00, K01, K19, K49

Suggested Citation

Cobas Cobiella, Maria Elena and Mirow, M. C., Educación Legal en los Estados Unidos II: Educación de Postgrado, Educación Continuada y Consideraciones Comparativas (Legal Education in the United States II: Graduate Legal Education, Continuing Legal Education, and Comparative Aspects) (2015). University of Miami Inter-American Law Review, Vol. 46, No. 2, 2015; Florida International University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-25. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2637522

Maria Elena Cobas Cobiella (Contact Author)

University of Valencia ( email )

Avda. de los Naranjos s/n
Valencia, Valencia E-46022
Spain

M. Mirow

Florida International University (FIU) - College of Law ( email )

2071 Diaz-Balart Hall
University Park
Miami, FL 33199
United States
305-348-8347 (Phone)

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