Inside Washington. Law, Development and DiplomacyUniversidad Pontificia Comillas
- Madrid (Spagna)
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· Quali sono gli obiettivi del corso?
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.
· A chi è diretto?
This course about the diplomatic system of the USA is intended for final-year students, postgraduates, and young professionals.
Cosa impari in questo corso?
The Constitution and the Federal Judiciary
Checks and Balances under the U.S
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
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.