Recent Updates

Summer 2015 Details Coming Soon!
Friday 9.5.2014 | 3:00pm |
We are in the process of finalizing the dates and details for Summer 2015. The website will be updated by early October but, in the meantime, please feel free to browse through the 2014 information to get a general sense of the program, and Come By or Contact Us anytime.
Program Orientation: Thursday, 1 May
Thursday 5.1.2014 | 5:00pm |
The orientation for admitted students will take place on Thursday, 1 May at 5.00PM in the International Conference Room on Floor 2 of 33 West 60th Street. Dinner will be served. If you have any questions in the meantime, feel free to Come By or Contact Us anytime
Welcome
Fordham Law School is pleased to announce the 2014 Fordham - Ghana Summer Law Program, to be held in Accra, Ghana, May 17 - 31, 2014. Building on our long and successful history of partnership with Ghanaian legal institutions, this exciting program offers students the opportunity to study international and comparative law, while witnessing the path of democracy and development first hand in this regional center of international business and enterprise.

About the Program
The Program is accredited by the American Bar Association and will admit up to 30 students to earn up to six credits: Three credits over two weeks of classroom instruction; plus an additional three credits through our optional internship program following the conclusion of the academic session. The 2014 Program Professors are Program Director & Fordham Law Professor Paolo Galizzi, GIMPA Law School Dean Kofi Abotsi, and University of Houston Law Professor Jacqueline Weaver. The program is limited to 30 students and has enrolled over 140 students from 6 countries and over 20 law schools since its inception in 2009. While designed for American law students, the Program is also open to students and professionals from around the world, affording participants the unique opportunity to live and study with Ghanaian and other international students and practitioners in an exciting new environment. The program also features field trips to Ghanaian law institutions, both formal and informal social events, and optional visits to historic and cultural attractions, to enable students to experience Ghanaian society and cultural life.





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