University Catalog 2019-2020

Law Summer Program in France (LFRN)

Law Summer Program in France (LFRN)

LFRN 1000  Law - Summer In France  (0 Credit Hours)  

Law summer abroad in Paris, France.

LFRN 4070  Brexit: Leaving the EU  (1 Credit Hour)  

The course covers the fascinating array of legal, economic and negotiating dilemmas caused by the British decision to leave the EU, including the financial position of London, the rights to “passport”, to travel and trade, the rights of EU citizens in the UK, climate change, human rights, the fate of Scotland, and much more.     

LFRN 4270  The European Financial System  (1 Credit Hour)  

This course presents a bird’s eye view of the European financial system, the way financial markets, regulators, whether private or public, and EU institutions interact one with another and how the whole financial system is supervised and organized regarding regional and international standardization pressure. A specific focus will be given on the key issues related to the integration and development of the European financial markets while highlighting their global relevance.

LFRN 4430  French Law & Legal Culture  (1 Credit Hour)  

This course explores the entire French legal system, both its private law and public law, and attempts to give the student a broad historical and contemporary view of the French legal tradition, the famous French codes, the judicial system, doctrinal authors, the style of French judgments, legal education and an introduction to the legal profession.

LFRN 4440  EU: An Institutional Overview  (1 Credit Hour)  

The European Union is often described as "the largest trading bloc in the world and its political clout is increasingly catching up with its economic might". It is also the most advanced model of transnational integration the study of which illuminates new forms of both international and constitutional/administrative law. The course will focus on issues of constitutional and institutional design of the European Union; some aspects of the establishment of the common market; the human rights design and its politics; and the interplay with other regional and international organizations such as the European Convention of Human Rights and the United Nations.