• 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 of Hamline Law's Dispute Resolution Institute.

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    Hamline Law was ranked 3rd in the nation for dispute resolution by U.S. News and World Report (2015 Edition).

    Conflict Resolution from Religious Traditions

    Jerusalem
    Dec. 29, 2014 - January 8, 2015
    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 approved by the ABA and is open to JD students at an accredited law school. 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

    London
    June 15 - July 17, 2014
    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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