Inside Washington. Law, Development and Diplomacy

Universidad Pontificia Comillas
Em Madrid (Espanha)

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Discover the legal, political, and diplomatic system of the USA. An intense focused program for students and professionals in the field of law and international relations.
Seminars and classes from more than 50 professionals who are experts in their fields, with whom you can talk and explore opportunities. Judges, Justice Department staff, independent lawyers, senior officials, diplomatic personnel, and officials from Congress and the Senate. Visits and meetings in places such as the International Monetary Fund, Inter-American Development Bank, Spanish Embassy, Supreme Court, Department of Defense, Congress, Federal Courts, American Agency for International Development, etc.

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Madrid
C/ Alberto Aguilera 23, 28015, Madrid, Espanha
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· Quais são os objetivos deste curso?

Three themed weeks in English on United States law, development cooperation, and international relations. You can compare the Spanish legal system with the one in the United States and discover international organizations first hand. Organized by Comillas and Georgetown University - CIED (Center for Intercultural Education and Development) in the city of Washington D.C.

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This course about the diplomatic system of the USA is intended for final-year students, postgraduates, and young professionals.

O que se aprende nesse curso?

The Constitution and the Federal Judiciary
Checks and Balances under the U.S
Multilateral organizations
Washington law
Diplomacy

Programa

PROGRAM ITINERARY

UNIT 1: LAW, AND THE JUDICIAL PROCESS IN THE U.S.

PROGRAM OPENING AND ORIENTATION

Lecture: Introduction to U.S. History Focusing on Legal and Diplomatic Issues. Checks and Balances under the U.S. Constitution/U.S. Leadership

Visit Administrative Offices of the U.S. Courts Lecture: The Constitution and the Federal Judiciary; Justice and Court/Case Management

Visit Embassy of Spain

Visit to Georgetown University Law Center

Visit American Civil Liberties Union

Visit U.S. Department of Justice

Visit Arnold and Porter, LLP

Visit to the U.S. Supreme Court

Visit Superior Court District of Columbia

Visit U.S. Federal Court for the District of Columbia District Court for the District of Columbia


TRIP TO NEW YORK UNIT 2: MULTILATERAL ORGANIZATIONS, DEVELOPMENT AND DIPLOMACY


Visit U.S. Department of State U.S. Foreign Policy and Current Developments in Spanish-U.S. Relations

Visit Institute of Peace

Visit Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)


Visit PNC BANK

Briefing: The Organization of American States (OAS)


Visit Sidley Austin LLP


Visit ADL Anti-Defamation League

Visit the World Bank Organization, Mission, Employment Opportunities for Young Professionals

Visit International Monetary Fund

Future Leaders Conference Capital Visitor Center Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute


Lecture at Georgetown University


UNIT 3 - THE LEGISLATIVE PROCESS, SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS AND THE MEDIA

Briefing: U.S. Congress – The U.S. Legislative Process

Committee on Science, Space and Technology

Briefing: Cassidy and Associates


Transportation: Take Blue or Orange Line to McPherson Square

Visit the Jerusalem Fund for Education and Community Development

Visit the Washington Foreign Press Center Meeting with Spanish Foreign Correspondents in the U.S.


Briefing: Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)


“Trends in Cyber Crime: The Enemy Within”


ABA International Program Associate American Bar Association, Section of International Law ABA-UNDP International Legal Resource Center (ILRC)

Visit to AIPAC

Visit: Pentagon - U.S. Department of Defense

Fieldtrip: George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens


Farewell Get-Together – Copley Hall


Program Closing and Evaluatio

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Possibility of validating 4 ECTS for your course. See CDSR (Culture Sport, Charity, and Representation) Credits regulations.

The price of the course is €3,450, including all seminars, accommodation in university housing, weekend trip to New York, medical insurance, accompaniment by someone from Comillas, and the appropriate diploma issued by the organizing universities. The price does not include flights.

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