Summer Law Course

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Law 199-A, Best of American Case Law, CRN: 38709

Program Description

“The Best of American Case Law” is a 10-day course, designed to introduce undergraduates and international students to some of the most important and exciting law school cases.

Students will come to understand how the law school classroom works, experience a broad sample of at least 8 different areas of the law, and engage with nationally renowned law faculty as they present some of the most important legal cases. The program aims to enhance students’ ability to think critically and understand case law.


July 18 – 29, 2016
9 AM – 1 PM, daily

Each day will feature 1-2 cases, selected from a wide range of U.S. legal cases. Following class, students will have the opportunity to eat lunch with the professor and learn more about the class and/or law school. Afternoons will be spent engaged in a focused study and briefing of the next day’s cases.


Thank you,


Kelly J. Salefski

Director of Academic Initiatives &

Student Records

University of Illinois College of Law