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American University Washington
College of Law
Gain a competitive edge this summer at
American University Washington College of Law. Our intensive programs in
D.C. prove invaluable to students and
practitioners who benefit from instruction from our world-renowned faculty.
Networking events and site visits hosted
by each program offer access to top legal
professionals and government officials.
Topics include: anti-corruption law, intellectual property, environmental law, health
law, international organizations, law and
government, human rights, international
arbitration, litigation skills, and hospitality and tourism law. Learn more about
this unique summer of opportunity on the
website. Learn more about this unique
summer of opportunity at wcl.american.
Brooklyn Law School
Florida Coastal School of Law
Responding to the educational needs
and demands of the many international
applicants who are interested in studying
law in the U.S., Brooklyn Law School offers
a Summer Intensive Legal English course.
Even students with very high TOEFL scores
benefit from a dedicated immersion in
legal English prior
to the start of their
U.S. law degree
in language in
a condensed three-week or four-week
course gives students an advantage in
their U.S. legal studies. Although we anticipate that most students will be lawyers
trained abroad who are enrolled in U.S.
LL.M. and J.D. programs that will begin in
August, the course is open to all students
and practitioners with adequate proficiency in English who want to improve their
skills in legal English. The course is offered
through our Legal Language Institute, part
of the renowned Center for Law, Language
and Cognition. www.brooklaw.edu/intellectuallife/centerforlawlanguageandcognition/
Florida Coastal School of Law is a culturally
diverse institution that graduates practiceready students through hard work and
award-winning practical training that is
taught by supportive and experienced faculty. We offer a unique Summer Sports Law
Practice Institute for students interested
in a career in sports law. Courses provide
substantive law in cutting edge issues like
endorsement contracts and equity ownership. Students that successfully complete
the Sports Law Practice Institute will have
the opportunity to network with nationally
recognized practitioners in the field.
Seattle University School of Law
Southwestern Law School
At UMass, the summer is a perfect time to
catch up on coursework while living minutes from the beach. Summer law courses
run from May 22 to August 4.
Spend your summer in Seattle! Seattle University School of Law offers a variety of summer courses and unique programs designed
to build relevant skills for law students. Most
courses are offered in the late afternoon or
evening hours to accommodate students who
are working during the day or who want to
take advantage of the variety of recreational
opportunities available in the Seattle area.
In conjunction with Southwestern's regular
summer session, Southwestern offers
numerous entertainment-law related
courses in a program collectively called
the Summer Entertainment Law Program
in Los Angeles. The program features:
As the state's only public law school,
UMass Law offers summer credit at highly
affordable tuition rates. Graduate housing
is available, or there are local rentals in
New Bedford, Providence, or on Cape Cod.
You can choose from an array of courses:
Appellate Advocacy, Business Organizations, Employment Discrimination, Entertainment Law, Estate Planning & Probate
Practice, Field Placement, Interviewing,
Counseling, Negotiation & Fact Investigation Practice, Land Use Regulation, Professional Responsibility, and Trial Practice.
Register by April 25, 2017. More information is available on the website.
* Kick off your summer with our unique,
one-week immersion course "The Lawyer's
Role in Entrepreneurship and Innovation: An
* Summer courses include Intellectual
Property Survey, Evidence, and a Law, Social
Justice, and Ethics seminar.
* Our intensive one-day Business Boot Camp
is designed to build a basic foundation in
real-world business skills.
* Complete your summer with a one-week,
one-credit course taught by Vice-Chancellor
Tamika Montgomery-Reeves, Distinguished
Jurist in Residence and Delaware Chancery
Court Judge. She will teach Advanced Topics
in Delaware Corporate Law and Litigation.
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* specialized entertainment, media
and sports law courses taught by top
lawyers in the entertainment industry
* a variety of 2-5 unit externships in
television, motion picture/recording
studios, and other entertainment/sports
* additional summer session courses
to provide students with greater scheduling flexibility