A Review of the Development of an Internet Delivered LL.M Program in the United States Academic Article uri icon


  • This article reviews the development of the first Internet delivered LL.M program (i.e. LL.M. of International Tax and Offshore Financial Centers, the Program) in the United States. The paper comprises four sections: In Part 1 the economics reasons for, and logistics considerations of, the Internet delivered Program are addressed. Part 2 reviews the pedagogical approach to legal education employed in the United States, criticisms thereof, and finally examines an emerging pedagogical trend in the United Kingdom. Part 3 reviews the teaching tools employed in the Program International Tax and Offshore Financial Centers, and Part 4 reviews the practical aspects of developing the Program, obtaining ABA acquiescence, and reviews the Internet delivered law courses that came before it. Finally, the article concludes with some personal observations.

published proceedings

  • Journal of Information, Law and Technology

author list (cited authors)

  • Byrnes, W.

complete list of authors

  • Byrnes, W

publication date

  • November 2001