is designed to prepare students for practicing law in
the globalized atmosphere of the 21st century by broadening
their understanding of Civil Law. Four 3-credit courses
will be offered, two of which may be enrolled in by
each of the 50 students to which the program will be
Due to the accelerated pace of the curriculum program,
weekday afternoons (except Friday) should be devoted
to study, although weekend trips are at the option of
the student. Required casebooks and text materials must
be purchased by the students at their expense prior
to departure for Spain. All courses comply with the
standards of the American Bar Association, and the program
has been approved by the Accreditation Committee of
the ABA Section on Legal Education.
Although generally credits earned in an A.B.A.
accredited program are completely transferable to your
home school it is unlikely that participation in a study
abroad program for only one summer may accelerate
graduation. Students should check with their home
schools and review A.B.A. Standards for Approval of Law
Schools Rule 304 and Interpretation 304-4 if they desire
to accelerate graduation.