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Willamette Announces Summer Study in China

In a rut? Need some stimulation? If you're interested in or already working in international law, WUCL's annual Summer Study in China, to be held June 14 - July 11, 2004, can give your brain and your career the boost it needs. The program provides insights into Chinese law and legal institutions and 5 hours of ABA-approved transferable credit. A joint venture between Willamette University College of Law and East China University of Politics and Law, Shanghai, P.R.C., the China Program is open to both current law students and law graduates. Willamette's summer China program, the oldest such program in existence, is now in its 21st. year.

Held in Shanghai, China's largest city, leading port and commercial trade center, the program's curriculum includes lectures, discussions and field trips. Topics include structure of the legal system, legal history, civil law, civil procedure, criminal law, mediation, foreign investment law, maritime issues and much more. The faculty includes international law experts, including Jim Nafziger, Thomas B. Stoel Professor of Law at Willamette; Shirley S. Abrahamson, Chief Justice, Wisconsin Supreme Court and former Professor of Law at the University of Wisconsin Law School; Sara Biddulph, Law Lecturer at the Asian Law Centre at the University of Melbourne (Austrailia); Mei Ming-Jin, attorney in China-related practice (Portland and Shanghai) and former lecturer at East China University of Politics and Law and leading scholars from East China University of Politics and Law.

If you're interested, don't delay. Applications must be received by March 1. For more information, e-mail Janet Tornquist, Coordinator of Special Programs.

China Group



01-26-2004