Academics

Two 2-credit hour courses (for a total of 4 credits) will be offered in Lille. Additionally, students will have the option of taking a 2-credit course in Comparative Law during the May Intersession (Monday, May 16 through Friday, May 27). The Comparative Law course, which is an introduction to the study of comparative law, will be taught on MC Law campus by Associate Dean Phillip McIntosh. The course will also be available by synchronous distance learning. The Comparative Law course is not mandatory, but highly recommended for students who have not previously had Comparative Law prior to the summer program in France or in Germany.

LAW 739 – International and comparative contracts and sales law

Credits, 2 sem. hrs.

This course examines both the civil law approach to contracts in comparison to American contracts law, with a focus on sales law, and the laws governing international sales. Topics will include an introduction to sales in civil law jurisdictions, the United Nations Sales Convention (CSIG), UNIDROIT “Principles,” choice of law applicable to international sales contracts, the formation of international sales contracts, performance of international sales contracts, and remedies (non-judicial and judicial).

This course will be taught by Associate Dean McIntosh of MC Law  and a Visiting Professor at the Université Catholique de Lille, Faculté libre de Droit.

Dean McIntosh’s biography may be viewed here.