Upon successful completion of the program, students will earn 5 credit hours.
- Introduction to European Union Law (3 credit hours) – Professor Christoph Henkel. The course will meet June 3 - June 14, Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm.
This course will provide an introduction to the legal system of the European Union as a supranational organization, its history and its institutions. In three parts the course will first focus on issues of Member States’ sovereignty, European Union decision making and enforcement. Second, European Union policies and internal actions, specifically the internal market, free movement of goods, persons, services and capital will be analyzed. Third and finally, the EU’s policies on judicial cooperation and external actions will be studied and the impact of these policies on the U.S. and U.S. business will be examined.
Professor Henkel’s biography can be found here.
- Global Issues in Corporate Law (2 credit hours) - Professor Cecile Edwards. The course will meet June 17 - 27, Monday through Friday from 8:30 am - 12:30 pm.
This course will familiarize students with foreign corporate laws (including those of Germany and other EU jurisdictions), clarify issues under United States corporate law as they apply to global concerns and to challenge assumptions that the United States law is always the most desirable choice.
Professor Edwards' biography can be found here.
All standard MC Law rules for class attendance, participation and grading will apply to these two courses. Please refer to the MC Law 2012 - 2013 Academic Year Catalog for details. Grades will be determined by final exams and class participation.