Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Caribbean Law Classes Over the Winter Break

The University of Baltimore Law School and Hofstra Law School are offering law courses in sunny Curacao:

Consider a program in an exotic destination like Curaçao, which is jointly offered by the University of Baltimore School of Law and Hofstra University, Maurice A. Deane School of Law.

“In addition to spending Christmas on a Caribbean beach, the highlights of the program were the multiple field trips to various national and local government offices to experience firsthand comparative and international law,” said Clark Smith, a third-year law student at the University of Baltimore. “We visited the local prosecutor’s office to discuss Curaçao’s legal system based on Dutch law and to the U.S. Consulate to learn about cooperation on drug interdiction between the U.S. and Curaçao.”

Catherine Moore, Coordinator for International Programs at the University of Baltimore, said students often bring their families to accompany them on the three-week trip to Curaçao, which overlaps with the holiday season.

You can read more here. As law schools seek new ways to attract students and make money, I am sure we will see more winter break courses.

(ljs)

https://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_skills/2014/11/caribbean-law-classes-over-the-winter-break.html

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