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This survey course examines the causal and remedial relationship of law to racial discrimination. The course begins with a historical overview of the law’s engagement with race in order to understand the framework of Swiss anti-discrimination law. We will examine how the legal system has both enabled and constrained anti-racist politics, movements and objectives with particular attention to contemporary civil rights cases and controversies.
This course will introduce students to the basic concepts and problems of public international law and the international legal system. The course will deal with a broad range of topics including the origins and sources of international law; Swiss foreign relations law; statehood and recognition in international law; principles of state sovereignty, territory, and jurisdiction; the law of treaties; state responsibility; state immunity and immunity of diplomats and consular; responsibility for injury to aliens; international criminal and humanitarian law; the United Nations and collective enforcement; the use of force and self-defense; terrorism; international human rights; international trade; and the law of the sea, air, and space.
This course surveys the taxation and structuring aspects of corporate and partnership merger and acquisition transactions. Coverage will include tax-free corporate acquisitions and divisions, the tax aspects of troubled company restructurings and workouts, and innovative acquisition and disposition techniques involving partnerships. Our objective will be to gain a conceptual understanding of the tax planning considerations for these transactions.
The MLS with a concentration in Family Law is designed to prepare professionals or aspiring professionals for careers in which knowledge of family and juvenile law is essential, such as family and divorce mediation, social work, psychology, court-appointed juvenile advocates and other professions dealing with families and/or children. The program provides thorough training in family and juvenile law, and also interdisciplinary familiarity with related fields of study, including psychology, human development, family systems, gender dynamics, special education, child abuse and neglect, business transactions, and finance.
Legal Research and Writing is the students foundational clinical module and focuses on practice-oriented legal analysis. During this module, students develop the analytic skill set needed by practising lawyers and desired by legal employers. Students are introduced to fundamentals of legal reasoning, the structure of objective and persuasive arguments, effective written analysis, legal research methods, statutory interpretation, compelling oral advocacy, fact investigation, client counseling, and negotiation.
A trademark is a designation that distinguishes the source of goods or services. The law of trademarks is part of the broader law of unfair competition, which protects against a variety of “deceptive” and “inequitable” business practices. In this course, we will examine the subject matter of trademark law, the relationship between trademark law and patent and copyright law, the requirements for acquiring and retaining trademark rights, the standards for determining whether a trademark (registered or unregistered) has been infringed or diluted, limitations on the scope of trademark rights and various defensive doctrines.
Integrated Rights & Law Book / dissertation off-campus / Final project report based on the independent study during your Switzerland or abroad internship in the court/law industry with tutor support.
The online experience is interactive and flexible. Most of the online coursework is considered asynchronous, where you can complete your learning activities (such as readings, discussion board postings, assignments, quizzes and exams) in your own time. Each class also offers a synchronous component that we call a “live session.”
Expect approximately 16 hours of work per week. This may include lecture videos, readings, discussions and assessments.
Yes. An academic advisor will be assigned to you upon your completion of your application, per your concentration. Your advisor will work with you to create an individualized curriculum tailored to your needs and interests.
Live sessions will take place according on different time zones.
As an online student, you will have access to several types of support resources when you need help or guidance, beginning with new student orientation. Other services include a help desk for technical issues, a student services coordinator, financial aid advisers and more.
Unfortunately, no. Online programs are completely separate from on-campus programs. You should have to complete the program in Online Mode only.
Law Master's degree and certificate programs do not qualify students to sit for the bar exam or become licensed attorneys. Students who intend to practice law should pursue a JD degree.
No. The M.L.S. degree / PGDL will not qualify you to sit for a bar examination or obtain a license to practice law.
Depending on the course, classes meet twice a week, Saturday and Sunday based on your Time Zone.
Yes. Law students work with a faculty advisor to develop a concentration plan to meet the student's interests and goals. A human resources professional will have a different course concentration from a healthcare professional. Possible concentrations include: Business Law Employment Law Environmental Law Family Law Healthcare Law Real Estate State and Local Government Taxation
All online courses are live online not pre-recorded session. Beside that, there are often live workshops/masterclasses organized.