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Institute of Technology Law (Traditional Chinese: 科技法律研究所), founded in 2000, is the postgraduate law school for National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan. It provides programs awarding advanced degrees including master's degrees as well as doctorate degrees. It is designed to take the role as a postgraduate professional school, aiming to provide legal training for people with bachelor's or more advanced degree, and focusing on establishing a cross-disciplinary legal education environment. Also noticeably, ITL stands as one of the few law schools in Taiwan, being one sovereignty of civil law jurisprudence, that teaches law subjects of Anglo-American common law system, alongside traditional civil law. Traditional Chinese characters are one of two standard character sets of printed contemporary Chinese written language. ... Quaternary education or postgraduate education is the fourth-stage educational level which follows the completion of an undergraduate degree at a college or university. ... // A law school is an institution where future lawyers obtain legal degrees. ... National Chiao Tung University (國立交通大學) is a university in Hsinchu, Taiwan, Republic of China. ... Hsinchu (新竹 pinyin XÄ«nzhú, Taiwanese: Sin-tek) is a large city in northern Taiwan. ... A masters degree is an academic degree usually awarded for completion of a postgraduate or graduate course of one to three years in duration. ... A doctorate is an academic degree of the highest level. ... A profession is a specialized work function within society, generally performed by a professional. ... A bachelor is an unmarried but marriageable man; some restrict the usage to men who have never been married. ... Sovereignty is the exclusive right to exercise supreme authority over a geographic region, group of people or oneself. ... Civil law has at least three meanings. ... Jurisprudence is the scientific study of law through a philosophical lens. ... This article concerns the common-law legal system, as contrasted with the civil law legal system; for other meanings of the term, within the field of law, see common law (disambiguation). ...


Student Body

As a result of providing courses focusing on inter-disciplinary needs, as well as an emphasis on intellectual property right laws and American common law system, the Institute of Technology Law hosts a more diversed student body than most of the traditional law schools or departments of Taiwan's legal education environment, wherein the main stream has been awarding bachelor's degree in law and accepting only those of a first law degree into more advanced legal institutes. ITL recruits people of legal educational background, such as those with a first or more advanced law degrees, and also people from other academical disciplines, such as literature, science, or engineering. ITL accepts full-time students, at the same time also part-time students, among which those of legal background includes legal professions such as judges, prosecutors, and lawyers and counsels who seek more advanced study, and those of technical background includes engineers, salespersons, and businessholders, a lot of them being from corporations of the nearby Hsinchu Science Park, who intend to acquire knowledge of law. Intellectual property, or IP, refers to a legal entitlement which sometimes attaches to the expressed form of an idea, or to some other intangible subject matter. ... ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Science For the scientific journal named Science, see Science (journal). ... Engineering applies scientific and technical knowledge to solve human problems. ... A judge or justice is an official who presides over a court. ... The examples and perspective in this article do not represent a worldwide view. ... A lawyer is a person licensed by the state to advise clients in legal matters and represent them in courts of law and in other forms of dispute resolution. ... A counsel or a counselor gives advice, more particularly in legal matters. ... Look up engineer in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Sales, or the activity of selling, forms an integral part of commercial activity. ... A corporation is a legal entity (distinct from a natural person) that often has similar rights in law to those of a Civil law systems may refer to corporations as moral persons; they may also go by the name AS (anonymous society) or something similar, depending on language (see below). ... Hsinchu Science Park (Chinese: 新竹科學園區; Hanyu Pinyin: Xīnzhú Kē Xué Yuán Qū) was established by the government of the Republic of China on December 15, 1980. ...

Cooperation with US Law School

The Institute of Technology Law maintains a cooperative relationship with John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois, and provides a cross-campus program which, upon fulfillment of successful completion of sufficient credit hours, awards the degree of master of law from ITL, together with a LLM degree from John Marshall Law. In the summer, faculties of John Marshall Law also occasionally lecture at ITL as visiting scholars. The John Marshall Law School is the name of two unrelated law schools, both named in honor of John Marshall. ... Chicago (officially named the City of Chicago) is the third largest city in the United States (after New York City and Los Angeles), with an official population of 2,896,016, as of the 2000 census. ... State nickname: Land of Lincoln, The Prairie State Official languages English Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Governor Rod Blagojevich (D) Senators Richard Durbin (D) Barack Obama (D) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 25th 149,998 km² 4. ... The Master of Laws is an advanced law degree that allows someone to specialize in a particular area of law. ...

See also

National Chiao Tung University National Chiao Tung University (國立交通大學) is a university in Hsinchu, Taiwan, Republic of China. ...

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