Top universities offering JD/LLM (Juris Doctor/Master of Laws) dual/joint degree programs:

Northwestern University School of Law
- The Joint Degree in Taxation Program allows both Northwestern and non-Northwestern J.D. students to earn both the JD and LLM Tax degrees in less than the eight semesters of study. This Joint program is also open to students from other institutions.
- Northwestern University School of Law is ranked 1st in the Percentage of Graduates Hired by NLJ 250 firms (National Law Journal, February 2010).

John Marshall Law School
- The John Marshall Law School offers the joint JD/LLM program in: employee benefits; information technology; intellectual property; international business and trade; real estate; tax. The program provides students with an in-depth educational experience in a particular area of the law.
- The School is ranked 6th in the US News Best Law Schools Specialty Rankings: Legal Writing (2011).
Villanova University
- The Law School offers a combined J.D./LL.M. degree in taxation, which can be completed in six semesters of full-time study. The LL.M. degree follows when the student finishes the remaining graduate tax courses.
- Villanova University School of Law is ranked as a Top Law School (#61 overall) in the 2009 edition of U.S. News & World Report's "Best Graduate Schools".

Georgetown University Law Center
- It offers the J.D./LL.M. joint degree in Securities & Financial Regulation which enables Georgetown Law students to earn a J.D. degree and an LL.M. in Securities & Financial Regulation in a total of seven full-time semesters.
- Georgetown Law is ranked 14th overall in the nation (USNWR Best Law Schools 2011).

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World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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