Summer opportunities for foreign lawyers in the United States and Europe

Below is a list of some of the summer programs available to pre-LL.M. students and foreign lawyers looking to improve their legal English and/or to get better acquainted with US law.

Note: This list will be updated as we learn of more programs and/or 2010 date information from law schools.

Legal English

USC
Summer Law & English Program
July 12 - August 6
http://weblaw.usc.edu/how/gip/sle/

Washington College of Law - American University
Summer Legal English Institute
June 28 - July 15
http://www.wcl.american.edu/slei/

Duke Law
Summer Institute on Law, Language, & Culture
July 20 - August 12
http://www.law.duke.edu/internat/sillc

Boston University
Summer Legal Institute in London
Working Effectively in English with US Attorneys
July 4 - July 24
http://www.bu.edu/law/prospective/specialprograms/londonlaw/index.html

Boston Campus
Legal English for LLM Students
July 4 - July 24
http://www.bu.edu/law/prospective/specialprograms/legalenglishcelop.html

Northwestern
Legal English Summer Institute
July 19 - August 13
http://www.scs.northwestern.edu/pdp/npdp/llm/

UC Davis
English for Legal Professionals
June 25-July 9
http://extension.ucdavis.edu/unit/international_english/english_for_legal_prof.asp

Case Western
Summer Language and Law Institute
July 12 - August 6
http://www.case.edu/law/llm/academics/summerinstitute/index.html

Vanderbilt University
July 20 - August 14
English for Legal Purposes Institute
http://www.vanderbilt.edu/elc/llminstitute.html

University of Washington
Summer Institute in English for Business & Law
July 19 - August 20
http://www.outreach.washington.edu/elp/programs/2313/

Yale University
American English for Students of Law
June 28 - August 6
http://www.yale.edu/eli/summer/law.html

Washington University in St. Louis
Summer Intensive English Program, LLM Section
June 21-July 30
http://artsci.wustl.edu/~esl/summerinfo.shtml

US Law

Boston University
Summer Legal Institute in London
Key Doctrines in American Law and US Legal Practice
July 25 - August 14
http://www.bu.edu/law/prospective/specialprograms/londonlaw/index.html

UC Berkeley
Pre-LLM Introduction to the US Legal System
June 28 - July 2
http://www.law.berkeley.edu/php-programs/iele/courseListIELE.php?cid=2

Fordham
Fordham Law Summer Institute
July 12 - 30
http://www.law.fordham.edu/international-non-jd-programs/1972.htm

UC Davis
Orientation in USA Law
July 11 - August 7
http://extension.ucdavis.edu/unit/international_law/orientation.asp

Columbia University
Summer Program (Leiden)
July 5-30
http://www.columbiasummerprogram.org/home.html

UPenn
Penn Law Summer Program
Early - Late August
http://www.law.upenn.edu/prospective/grad/summerprogram/

For more information about the law schools mentioned above and their LL.M. programs, please follow the links below.

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