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International Legal Scholars Academy

Legal Scholars 2023

Delaware Law School presents its International Legal Scholars Academy for Judiciary, Practitioners, and Law Students. Our one-week immersion program offers an opportunity to explore U.S. legal concepts and various current topics in global legal issues. Participants receive an educational and cultural experience and are given a strong foundation in U.S. legal concepts, as well as updates related to environmental, constitutional, human rights, anti-corruption, and anti-money laundering law.

The Legal Scholars Academy includes a week of exciting events that may include:

  • personalized lectures on select topics from leading expert scholars
  • round-table discussions with local and global judiciary
  • attendance at US law courses of interest
  • observing Delaware Supreme Court oral arguments
  • visiting a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Court
  • social event with the Dean and faculty of the law school
  • day-trip to Washington, D.C.
  • closing certificate presentation

When: July 22-25, 2024

Where:  Widener University Delaware Law School

Tuition:  $500*

*Tuition does not include miscellaneous travel expenses, airfare, transportation, lodging, or meals.

Lodging: The Doubletree by Hilton is located just .2 miles (322 meters) from the law school. There are several other hotel options within walking distance of the law school as well.

How to Register: Register and pay here.

Questions: Contact [email protected].

“"Taking part at the International Legal Scholars Academy at Widener University was a unique experience. The students spent a week at Delaware Law School attending classes, visiting The Philadelphia Court, and we even had the chance to see the Delaware Supreme Court oral arguments. It was a great opportunity for life, not only for our professional life but to learn about the American Judicial Power and a different judiciary system. It was terrific getting to know the professors, law students, judges, and lawyers. It is a must-do in your life!!!"”

-Alexandra Lorenzi da Silva, State Judge, Santa Catarina, Brazil