UC Davis School of Law – Orientation in U.S.A. Law (July 9 – August 5, 2006) http://www.law.ucdavis.edu/internprogram/summer_programs.shtml
The 2006 Orientation in U.S.A. Law program marks the 17th anniversary of this successful international summer law program. Lawyers, judges, prosecutors and defenders, notaries, law professors, pre-LL.M. students and business professionals attend this program to gain a better understanding of the theories and practices of the U.S. legal system. Participants engage in more than 170 hours of classes, seminars and on-site observations.Many participants begin with the Orientation in U.S.A. Law program and then continue with the specialized programs in Structuring an International Joint Venture (offered in 2006), The Global Trading System (offered in 2007) and Financing International Transactions (offered in 2008). However, the Orientation in U.S.A. Law is not a prerequisite for any of the three specialized programs.When and where:
- July 9-29, 2006: University of California, Davis
- July 29-August 5, 2006: University of California, Berkeley
- Non-refundable application fee: $150 U.S.
- Tuition:U.S. $3,500* (Enroll by May 15 to receive a $200 discount)
- Materials: $100 U.S.
*Tuition and fees are subject to change.Course Topics:All participants attend core classes three hours daily on such topics as:
- U.S. legal system
- intellectual/real property
- dispute resolution
- business structures and contracts
- civil procedures
- antitrust regulations
- labor relations/environmental law
- legal research
- negotiation, arbitration, mediation
Participants choose afternoon or evening elective seminars three hours daily that are related to their areas of specialization. General topics are:
- business and trade
- law school preparation for pre-LL.M. students
- U.S. criminal justice system
- judicial management
- on-site visits and observations
Certificates and Credits:
- All participants will receive a certificate of attendance if they attend class regularly. Participants who wish to take the course for credit can request an official transcript upon successful completion of course requirements and a final exam.
- Academic credit from any of these programs may be applied toward the part-time summer Master’s Degree in International Commercial Law and/or the Licentiate in International Transactions Involving the United States.
Deadline to Apply:
We strongly recommend enrolling by June 1 or earlier to ensure adequate time for the local U.S. embassy in your country to process the necessary visa for entering the U.S. We have been informed by past participants that U.S. embassies in some countries can take from four to six seeks to process non-immigrant visas (students, business or tourist). How to apply:
Download a copy of the brochure and application.