Shorter courses focused on language skills and LL.M. preparation

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 study US law.

Legal English Programs

USC
Summer Law & English Program
July 11 - August 5
http://weblaw.usc.edu/how/gip/sle/

Washington College of Law - American University
Summer Legal English Institute
June 27 - July 14
http://www.wcl.american.edu/slei/

Duke Law
Summer Institute on Law, Language, & Culture
July 18 - August 10
http://www.law.duke.edu/internat/sillc

Boston University
Summer Legal Institute in London
July 24 - August 13
http://www.bu.edu/law/prospective/specialprograms/londonlaw/overview.shtml

Boston Campus
Legal English for LLM Students
June - August
http://www.bu.edu/celop/programs/summer/legal_en_for_llm.html

UC Davis
English for Legal Professionals
June 24 - July 8
http://extension.ucdavis.edu/unit/international_english/english_for_legal_prof.asp

Case Western
Summer Language and Law Institute
July 13 - August 7
http://www.case.edu/law/llm/academics/summerinstitute/index.html

Vanderbilt University
July 18 - August 12
English for Legal Purposes Institute
http://www.vanderbilt.edu/elc/llminstitute

University of Washington
Summer Institute in English for Business & Law
July 18 - August 19
http://www.outreach.washington.edu/elp/programs/2313/

Yale University
American English for Students of Law
June 27 - August 5
http://www.yale.edu/eli/summer/law.html

Bangor University
Legal English Summer School for Lawyers
http://www.bangor.ac.uk/law/summer_school/

Edinburgh University
English for Lawyers
July 25 - August 5
http://www.ials.ed.ac.uk/EL/EnglishBLM/lawyers.html

English for Legal Studies
July 4 - 22; July 25 - August 12; or August 15 - September 2
http://www.ials.ed.ac.uk/EL/EnglishBLM/EnglishforLegalStudies.html


US Law Programs

Boston University
Summer Legal Institute in London
July 24 - August 13
http://www.bu.edu/law/prospective/specialprograms/londonlaw/index.html

Fordham
Fordham Law Summer Institute
July 11 - 29
http://law.fordham.edu/1972.htm

Recent Developments in US Law
June 27 - July 1
http://law.fordham.edu/international-non-jd-programs/20293.htm

UC Davis
Orientation in USA Law
July 10 - August 6
http://www.law.ucdavis.edu/prospective/international-program/orientation-in-usa-law.html

Penn State
Intensive Introduction to American Law (in Istanbul)
July 2 - 29
http://law.psu.edu/istanbul_summer_program

Columbia University
Summer Program (in Amsterdam)
July 4 - 29
http://www.columbiasummerprogram.org/home.html

Santa Clara University
U.S. Law Program
July 7 - August 5
http://law.scu.edu/graduate/us-law-program.cfm

Penn Law
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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