All classes are held in regular classrooms of the University of Salzburg.
Fundamental Rights in Europe and the United States — two (2) units, graded
- Schedule — July 8 to July 25, 2013, Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 11:10 a.m.
- Final Exam — Friday, July 26 from 9 a.m. to 11:10 a.m.
- Faculty — Co-Taught by Justice Anthony Kennedy, Justice Elena Kagan and Prof. Sionaidh Douglas-Scott, Oxford University, England
To better illustrate the Bill of Rights and the European Convention on Human Rights, this course considers current issues in the Supreme Court of the United States and the Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg. After introducing structural mechanisms under the two documents, the course concentrates on selected topics such as personal autonomy, free speech, the right of the press, and other substantive protections for personal liberty and property. A principal objective is to determine the extent to which certain fundamental guarantees have a common definition and application in each constitutional system.
Foreign Relations Law — one (1) unit, graded
- Schedule — July 9 to July 11 (Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday) and July 15 to 18 (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday) from 11:30 a.m. to 1:20 p.m.
- Final Exam — July 23 at 11:30 a.m.
- Faculty — Taught by Prof. John Cary Sims, Pacific McGeorge School of Law
This course will explore the legal principles concerning the relations between the United States and the other members of the international community. Coverage will include the interaction of the President and Congress in foreign relations matters and with regard to the use of force; the role of the courts in foreign relations disputes, including concerns about justiciability; the U.S. treaty process and related aspects of the law of treaties; and enforcement of international obligations by U.S. courts.
International Dispute Resolution — one (1) unit, graded
- Schedule — July 8 to July 16, 2013, Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:20 p.m.
- Final Exam — Friday, July 19 from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
- Faculty — Taught by Adjunct Professor Joe Smallhoover
This course surveys the wide variety of process choices in international dispute resolution. It will include a comparison between civil and common law judicial procedure and of alternative dispute resolution methods such as international arbitration and mediation. The course will examine the legal, policy, ethical, and jurisprudential issues associated with these processes. It will also address the negotiation and drafting of choice of law and choice of forum clauses, as well as of arbitration agreements. The course will be taught through case law, descriptive readings, simulation exercises, and discussion.
European Union Law for International Business — one (1) unit, graded
- Schedule — July 17 to July 25, 2013, Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:20 p.m.
- Final Exam — Friday, July 26 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- Faculty — Taught by Prof. Patrick Warto, University of Salzburg
This course provides a general introduction to EU law, in the context of how businesses typically enter the EU market. The course concentrates on key matters that international business partners will face entering the EU market and the discussion will focus on selling goods to an EU buyer, e-commerce activities aiming at the EU market, sales via an EU representative, entering the EU market via franchising arrangements, establishing a permanent presence in the EU, and related matters. This is a problem based course and students will work collaboratively to resolve challenging case studies.
All classes are held in the classrooms of the University of Salzburg. Most of the classrooms are not air-conditioned. The classrooms are partially accessible by persons with limited mobility.
Administrative Support in Salzburg
The administrative offices of University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law are located on the Third Floor of the University of Salzburg Law Faculty at Chufuerststrasse 1. The office is maintained on a year-round basis and will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. daily during the Summer Program in Salzburg.
The office telephone number is (43)(662) 8044 3080 and the fax number is (43)(662) 8044 3082. Should it be necessary to contact the administrative office prior to the commencement of the Salzburg program, Ms. Petra Bachleitner, administrative assistant, can be reached at these numbers and will be able to respond to all questions or concerns.
Contact Pauline Rodriguez, Summer Abroad Programs, Graduate & International Programs
Pacific McGeorge School of Law
3200 Fifth Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95817
Email | 916.739.7021 or 1.800.843.4562