July 8–26, 2013
Launched in 2007, the Fordham Law Summer Institute in New York City provides foreign-trained lawyers and students with an introduction to the U.S. legal system and various topics of U.S. law that are most important for lawyers in today’s global economy. The program also includes social events and other opportunities that allow participants to develop friendships and professional networks from among the other participants. Typically, the program welcomes about 100 participants, coming from more than 20 countries from around the world.
Program CoursesTopics to be covered in the 2013 Summer Institute tentatively include Bankruptcy Law, Constitutional Law, Contract Law, Corporations, Evidence and Trial Practice, Information Technology Law, Intellectual Property Law, International Arbitration, Introduction to the U.S. Legal System, Mergers & Acquisitions, Product Liability Law, and Securities Regulation and Insider Trading.