Professor Ed Larson will be the Summer 2013 Visiting Professor from Pepperdine's Malibu Campus. He will be teaching Corporations, an upper division required course. The International Entertainment & Copyright course is team-taught by King's College professor, Tanya Aplin and University of London Senior Lecturer Dr. Makeen. Professor Colleen Graffy, Director of Global Programs will teach the International Environmental Law course.
Corporations (3 Units) (Larson)
Interntional Environmental Law (2 units) (Graffy)
International Externships (1-2 units) (Osborne)
Due to Visa restrictions, enrollment in Externship placements must be combined with at least one of the other three courses. Enrollment in eight units requires Academic Dean approval.
Law 803. Corporations (3 units)
A study of the basic principles of the legal concept of the corporate entity,
including the theory and practice of corporate structure and distribution of
powers and duties among shareholders, directors, and officers.
Law 274. International Entertainment and Copyright Law (2 units)
This course examines the law of copyright in the international setting. It looks at the development of copyright in common law legal systems and compares that to the development in civil law systems. It discusses the international conventions and treaties, as well as the law of the European Union. International dealings in copyrighted works within the film, television and music industries are examined along with the future of copyright in the digital age.
Law 2082. International Environmental Law (2 units)
This course examines the role of international law in the protection of the
earth’s environment. It views the international organizations that develop
environmental laws and policy, and the roles, rights, and obligations of states
in enacting and enforcing those laws. Environmental issues covered include
marine pollution, hazardous waste, nuclear energy, endangered species, and how
international disputes in these areas are settled.
Law 360. International Externship (1 - 2 units)
Students in the London program may earn one unit credit (two units with
prior approval by director) for participating in the London Clinical Program.
Students attend a series of lectures, visit English courts, keep a weekly journal,
and complete a minimum of sixty hours work in their clinical placement.
Placements include American law firms, Barristers chambers, Solicitors firms,
human rights organizations, and the Department of Justice at the U.S. Embassy