For LL.M. and Exchange Students
U.S. Legal Methodology
This course offers international LL.M. students an intensive course in U.S. legal methodology. Sections have a maximum enrollment of 30. The course focuses on skill development, and in particular on research, writing, contract drafting and negotiation in a U.S. legal environment. The course aims to prepare each LL.M. student to understand and be able to meet the expectations of a professional U.S. legal environment. The curriculum is composed of three major legal exercises: 1) a legal research memo, 2) contract, and 3) negotiation. The professor meets frequently with students in small groups outside class to critique their work and to review progress.
Developing Speaking Skills Through Legal English
This non-credit Fall semester course is designed as a forum for practicing English language skills on legal themes. Activities typically include viewing and discussing an American film on a legal subject, dialogue about cases and other legal issues, including subject matter from other classes, giving/participating in formal and informal presentations, and interview practice. Interested students register as they do for other law school courses.