Students can receive up to 3 units. There are two tracks: Alternative Dispute Resolution and Entertainment Law. The Alternative Dispute Resolution track offers the following courses: Negotiation, Mediation Advocacy, and International Conflict Resolution.
- Honolulu, United States
- Program Type:
- Study Abroad
- Degree Level:
- Winter Semester
- Program Description:
- Southwestern Law School presents an exciting 15-day winter intersession program in Entertainment Law and Negotiation. The program will take place on the Star Princess cruise ship, leaving from San Pedro, California on December 20, 2013, stopping at 4 Hawaiian Islands and returning to San Pedro on January 4, 2014. This groundbreaking program will offer a variety of academic, cultural, and social experiences.
Students can receive up to 3 units. There are two tracks: Alternative Dispute Resolution and Entertainment Law. The Alternative Dispute Resolution track offers the following courses: Negotiation, Mediation Advocacy, and International Conflict Resolution. A Mediation Certificate will be awarded to students who enroll in and successfully complete all three ADR courses. In the Entertainment Law track, students can take the following courses: Selected Topics in Live Entertainment Law, Entertainment Litigation, and Selected Topics in Motion Picture Production Law.
Southwestern is approved by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools. Because this is a domestic program, no separate ABA approval is required. Applicants with sufficient English proficiency from law schools outside the United States and Canada will also be considered for admission. Prior to the start of the program, students must have completed their first year of law study and must submit a transcript and a letter of good standing from their law school.
- Setting Description:
- The Star Princess is a Grand-class cruise ship, operated by Princess Cruises. It was built by Fincantieri in Monfalcone, Italy in 2002. It carries 2,600 passengers (double occupancy) and 1,100 crew members. The ship features five formal dining rooms, virtual golf simulators, four pools (and hot tubs), a "swim-against-the-current" lap pool, the Lotus Spa®, a gym, a 24-hour Internet Café, youth and teen centers, a screening room (for recent movie releases), Movies Under the Stars® outdoor theater, multiple bars and three modern show lounges.
- The total amount students will pay to Southwestern ($5,795) will cover: • Tuition for three one-unit courses (3 units) • Shared exterior stateroom • Most meals and on-board entertainment • Assigned reading materials • Welcome session and final party • Mandatory gratuities Additional costs for students: • Transportation to and from San Pedro, California • Tours, entertainment and food and drinks on the Hawaiian Islands and in Ensenada • Phone calls and Internet access • Alcohol, gambling and spa
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