By choosing a concentration, you’ll set yourself apart in the competitive job market. At the end of your studies, you’ll do a substantial project, which might involve writing a paper, participating on a trial team, working in our legal clinics or participating on moot court.
You’ll learn from expert faculty, including:
Business, Commercial and Tax Law: Professor Edward Morse—a scholar on taxation, trade, technology, and regulation, who, prior to joining the Creighton faculty, was a law clerk for Hon. Deanell R. Tacha of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, and he was associated with the law firm of Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan.
Criminal Law and Procedure: Professor Raneta Lawson Mack—who is widely published on criminal law-related issues, including concealed weapons laws, bias in the criminal justice system and comparative criminal procedure.
Energy, Environmental, and Sustainability Law: Dean Joshua Fershee—who is widely published on environmental and energy law. Prior to joining Creighton Law, he facilitated the creation of West Virginia University College of Law’s first LLM program in energy and sustainable development, and served as the faculty advisor. Dean Fershee was also a co-investigator on a $1.2 million grant to advance science and engineering for localized gas utilization. He also headed the Economic and Community Development Group and was a faculty researcher in the Center for Innovation in Gas Research and Utilization for West Virginia’s Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources.
Family Law: Professor Catherine M. Brooks—is a co-founder of The Center for the Study of Children’s Issues, at Creighton University. She is an editor and co-author of The Nebraska Juvenile Court Procedures Manual and consults locally with child advocacy groups, family law practitioners, and a social service agency.
Health Law: Professor Kelly Dineen, who, in addition to more than a decade as a nurse, also has practiced health law and served as an administrator in top academic health law programs. Her work has been published in leading health care journals and currently focuses on the impact of decision making by law makers, policy makers and providers on health care quality
International and Comparative Law: Professor Michael J. Kelly —who has authored and co-authored 4 books and more than 30 articles and book chapters in the areas of international and comparative law and Native American law.
Litigation: Professor R. Collin Mangrum—graduate of Harvard University whose annual treatises on Nebraska evidence law and Utah evidence law are widely cited and used.
Sports Law: Professor David P. Weber — who is widely published on sports law related issues like wage discrimination and the legal ramifications.