Dive into the U.S. legal system, earn academic credits, and enjoy the best of summer in Washington, D.C.
Registration for Summer Experience has closed. Please check back here in spring 2022 for information about Summer Experience 2022.
This program is only open to those admitted to the Georgetown Law LL.M. program. Courses fulfill some New York Bar requirements and allow more flexibility in course selection during the academic year.
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Session I: Foundations of American Law
Introduction to the U.S. legal system, common law reasoning, and contemporary U.S. legal issues. (Two credits)
Session II (Course 1): Negotiations Seminar
This class is designed to improve students’ understanding of negotiation theory and enhance their negotiating skills. This course fulfills a New York Bar requirement. (Three credits)
Session II (Course 2): Professional Responsibility Law in the United States
A practical and practice-oriented approach to ethical, moral and social issues lawyers deal with in professional practice. (Two credits)
Session II (Course 3): U.S. Legal Research Analysis and Writing
Introduction to U.S. legal resources, research methods, and analytical paradigms. Develop written analysis using the approaches, forms and conventions common in U.S. law. (Two credits)
Session II (Course 4): Business, Human Rights & Sustainability
Students will examine the increasingly important intersection of business and social responsibility from a legal perspective. (One credit)