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.

Related Law Schools

Davis, California 89 Followers 56 Discussions
New York City, New York 1614 Followers 1081 Discussions
Los Angeles, California 402 Followers 256 Discussions
Seattle, Washington 100 Followers 82 Discussions
Nashville, Tennessee 166 Followers 145 Discussions
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 979 Followers 510 Discussions
University Park, Pennsylvania 52 Followers 41 Discussions
Cleveland, Ohio 24 Followers 20 Discussions
Durham, North Carolina 470 Followers 323 Discussions
New York City, New York 338 Followers 250 Discussions
Boston, Massachusetts 369 Followers 365 Discussions
Washington, District of Columbia 195 Followers 186 Discussions
Leiden, Netherlands 695 Followers 550 Discussions
Amsterdam, Netherlands 395 Followers 200 Discussions
Edinburgh, United Kingdom 491 Followers 511 Discussions
New Haven, Connecticut 378 Followers 383 Discussions
Santa Clara, California 28 Followers 28 Discussions
Bangor, United Kingdom 20 Followers 3 Discussions

More LLM News

Virtual Event: U.S. LL.M. Legal Education Conference

Feb 19, 2024

More LLM News

LLM Articles

10 Do’s and Don’ts for Your LL.M. Application

Jun 06, 2024

Navigating the LL.M. application process can be daunting. To help you stand out from the sea of applicants, we’ve compiled a list of 10 essential do’s and don’ts to guide you through the process.

USA Scholarships For International LL.M. Students

May 22, 2024

An LL.M. is a substantial investment, but many law schools offer generous financial aid.

From Algorithms to Antitrust: Study an LL.M. in Technology Governance

May 10, 2024

As technology reshapes our world, LL.M. programs are equipping lawyers with tools for the digital age.

More Articles

Related Top 10 Lists

More Top 10 Lists