2014 Cornell-Paris I Summer Institute Schedule
9:00 am-12:00pm--Program Registration and Book Distribution.
1:00 pm--Orientation (Amphitheater III)
1:30 pm--First Mandatory Introductory Lecture: "Introduction to the Laws of Europe"
Court Visit Day
(No Law or French Classes today)
Cour de cassation tour at the the Palais de Justice
9:30 am—10:30 am—Goup 1 (Family names A-L)
10:45 am—11:45 am—Group 2 (Family names M-Z)
2:00 pm—4:20pm— 2nd Mandatory Introductory Lecture (Amphitheater III)
Court Visit Day
(No Law or French Classes)
Conseil d'Etat Tour
9:30 pm—11:30 pm
1:30—3:50 pm—3rd Mandatory Introductory Lecture (Amphitheater III)
First Term classes begin
First day of French Classes
8:30 am—5:00 pm Book exchange due to changes in Add/Drop
5:30 pm-- Add/Drop on-line system closes
6:00 pm-7:30 pm--Opening Reception
4:30 pm—Tour of the Luxembourg Gardens
Last day to Add/Drop a French class
Final day of classes for first-half one-credit courses only
Bastille Day-French National Holiday (Reading Day/ No Classes)
First Term exams for first-half one-credit courses
No Law or French Classes
Second Term classes begin for courses occurring in the second half
On-line Add/Drop for courses which beginning in the 2nd half only (9:00am 5:00pm)
Final day of classes
Reading Day/ No classes
Closing reception**Please note that no examinations will be rescheduled to accommodate student travel.**
Course Selection Guidelines
11:50 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
1:15 p.m.–2:25 p.m.
Litigation in the global Context: Selected Issues (1 credit)
(July 2-11 classes; exam July 15)
Trial by Jury: A Global Perspective (1 credit)
(classes—July -28 July; exam July 31)
Course Credit Information
continuing legal education (cle) credit
Language InstructionNon-credit instruction in Beginning French and Intermediate French are available to students, as well as to persons accompanying them. Language classes will begin on July 2 and continue during the period of regular classroom instruction. The schedule will include one section of both Beginning and Intermediate French during each of the three morning class periods. You will be asked to select the session you prefer as a part of the application process. French Classes will not be held on June 30th, July 1st or July14th.
Please Note: Students who enroll in a regular class during each of the three morning class periods (see course schedules, above) will not be able to enroll in a French language class. French language classes will conclude on July 25. Students in these classes receive a preference in attending dinners at Paris restaurants that are organized by the French language instructors.
All student in the Paris Summer Institute are subject to the Cornell University Law School Honor Code. In particular, all examinations are governed by this Code. All enrolled students are required to familiarize themselves with the policies contained in the Code, which can be found here.
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