• DRI Study Abroad Programs

    ABA-approved opportunities to increase your skills and gain a global perspective

    Studying abroad gives you the chance to experience dispute resolution in a global context, expanding your understanding and ability to work in the increasingly interconnected global environment. Of Hamline’s study abroad offerings, two are specific to dispute resolution and leverage the expertise the Dispute Resolution Institute.


     USNewslaw-2016 For the 15th consecutive year Hamline's Dispute Resolution Institute is ranked in the top 5 dispute resolution programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.



    Conflict Resolution from Religious Traditions

    Dec. 28, 2015 - January 7, 2016
    2 credits

    Offered in cooperation with the Rothberg International School at Hebrew University of Jerusalem

    Conflict Resolution from Religious Traditions provides insights into the concepts and methods diverse religious communities use to resolve conflicts. You can gain a fresh perspective on the interaction of law and religion while challenging assumptions and preconceptions through this 2-credit program in which you:

    • explore traditional dispute resolution methods such as Jewish Beth Din, Christian and Muslim courts, and Palestinian sulha
    • consider how Jewish, Christian, and Muslim religious traditions have shaped dispute resolution values and the ways in which modern methods have been adapted to the cultures within Israel to resolve the major conflicts facing Israeli society today
    • meet with individuals involved in the peacemaking process in Jerusalem

    The program is open to law students who have already completed their first year of study, lawyers seeking CLE credit, members of the clergy, and divinity and other graduate students. Students earn 2 credits (a third credit may be earned with submission of a written paper).

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    Certificate in Global Arbitration Law and Practice: National and Trans-border Perspectives

    June 19 - July 21, 2016
    6 credits

    Offered in cooperation with the School of International Arbitration, part of the Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) in the School of Law at Queen Mary University of London

    The Certificate in Global Arbitration Law and Practice: National and Trans-border Perspectives provides you with systematic and comprehensive exposure to international commercial arbitration theories and practices, which are useful for working in and with today's global businesses.

    • Introduction to U.S. Arbitration Law: Domestic and International Perspectives
    • International Trade and Investment Dispute Settlement 
    • International Commercial Arbitration: Theory and Practice 
    • Taught by prominent members of the trans-border arbitration bar and academic leaders
    • London, home to an array of international law firms and the prestigious London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), provides unparalleled opportunities for interaction with the world's leading commercial arbitrators and arbitration advocates
    • Brings together law students and lawyers from the U.S., Europe, and Asia

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