2013 Cornell-Paris I Summer Institute Schedule
Program Registration and Book Distribution. (9:00am-12:00pm) and (1:00pm--4:00pm)
Orientation and Opening Reception
First Mandatory Introductory Lecture:
"Introduction to the Laws of Europe" Part I
First Second Session Beginning French and Intermediate French
Second Session Beginning French and Intermediate French
Private group visits to the Cour de Cassation at the Palais de Justice (attendance is mandatory)
Second Mandatory Introductory Lecture, "Introduction to the Laws of Europe" Part II
Final Mandatory Introductory Lecture: "Introduction to the Laws of Europe" Part III
Private group visits to the Conseil d'État
An informal social in the Luxembourg Gardens.
Add/drop deadline for the French language courses
No French classes today
Instruction begins in individual courses
Add/Drop period. (9:00am-3:00pm)
Final day of classes for first-half one-credit courses only
No Law or French Classes
Final exams for first-half one-credit courses
No Law or French Classes
First day of classes for second-half one-credit courses
Last day for French classes
Final class day and review session
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.
1:20 a.m.–2:40 p.m.
Topics in International Intellectual Property Law (1credit)
(July 1-11 classes; exam July 15)
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 during the orientation/introductory lectures week, on June 25 and 26, and continue during the period of regular classroom instruction. Beginning July 1, 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 28th, July 12th or July15th.
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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