Afghan LL.M. Program
Claude W. Pettit College of Law
The Center for Democratic Governance and Rule of Law at Ohio Northern University, in cooperation with ONU’s LL.M. in Democratic Governance and Rule of Law program and the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs of the U.S. Department of State, is offering a unique program for motivated Afghan lawyers who would like to receive their LL.M.s while, at the same time, enhance their English-language skills through the premier program in democracy and the rule of law in the United States.
***The Center for Democratic Governance and Rule of Law at Ohio Northern University will not be accepting applications for future Legal Education for Visiting Afghan Scholars (LEVAS) cohorts. Upon review of all U.S. Department of State rule of law programs, it was determined that funding for the LEVAS Program will end with the current class of LEVAS students in 2018.***
The College of Law at Ohio Northern University began its groundbreaking LL.M. in Democratic Governance and Rule of Law program more than 10 years ago and has educated nearly 100 lawyers from more than 30 countries, including 19 Afghans. This course of study is designed to give lawyers specific skills necessary to promote democracy and the rule of law in transitional countries.