SUMMER LAW PROGRAMS

Law Building

WORLD LAWYERS ACADEMY 

"The best way to predict your future is to create it"

-Abraham Lincoln

 

World Lawyers Academy is a two-week course introducing 15-18 year-olds to high-level concepts in law, and is designed and taught by a world-leading legal scholar. Whether you are already set on a career in law or are simply curious about the legal profession, World Lawyers Academy will instill you with key legal insights and show you a clear path to academic and law school success. World Lawyers Academy is exclusively available online.

 

WORLD LAWYERS

ACADEMY

CURRICULUM

Class 1: Law, Ethics, and Morality

Class 2: The History of Law & Legal Systems

Class 3: Politics and Government

Class 4: Criminal Law

Class 5: International Law

Class 6: Equality and Human Rights

Class 7: Corporate and Business Law

Class 8: Law School Preparation

Class 9: The Legal Profession and Careers

Class X: Advocacy Mock-Trial Challenge

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Explore Law Degrees & Careers

Discover the various specialisms of law, see which areas most appeal to you, and learn how to get into the world's most prestigious law schools

Corporate Law

How do you prevent a counterparty from piercing the corporate veil? Learn how to protect your clients' assets, shield businesses from indemnity, and efficiently navigate government regulations and tax law

World Legal Systems

Discover the commonalities and differences of the world's legal systems, and explore their advantages and limitations

Environmental Law

Discover how the lack of property rights leads to the destruction of 
natural resources, and how the law can help internalize economic externalities leading to a healthier environment and more prosperous society

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Learn Principles of Jurisprudence

What are the fundamental principles
 that any legal system should abide by, and how do we ensure that justice is blind and that the rule of law reigns supreme? Explore ideals of jurisprudence and compare them to the status quo  

Develop Advocacy Skills

Refine your advocacy and public-speaking skills while arguing on behalf of your client in our in-class debates and mock-trial competition

Contract Law

How do you compose a durable contract? How do you limit indemnity? 
What happens if a contract is breached? Explore how businesses rely on commercial contracts and enforce their claims

Evaluating Evidence

Deductive reasoning is an integral skill to the practice of law. Learn what makes for a good argument, avoid common logical fallacies, and master how to dissect and break down an opponent's argument

Your Law Instructor

 

Ivo Gruev is a doctoral candidate and lecturer in the Faculty of Law at the University of Oxford, and holds two post-graduate law degrees (MSt, 2017; MJur, 2015) from the same.

He has taught law at the University of Oxford and Stanford University, and has provided legal counsel for the United Nations, the International Criminal Court at the Hague, the European Directorate of the German Parliament, and the Directorate of the Bulgarian Ministry of Justice.

 

He is currently convenor of the Oxford Transitional Justice Research Network and a researcher on the JUDICON-EU project. He was previously chairman of Oxford Pro Bono Publico and president of the Grand Union Scholars Association.

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WORLD LAWYERS

ACADEMY

ONLINE

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World Lawyers Academy Online is delivered virtually over two weeks in (i) ten live and interactive online classes, and (ii) two one-on-one personalized academic tutorials led by your instructor. The program follows the World Lawyers Academy curriculum and includes:

 

  • Daily assignments

  • Directed group work

  • Individualized feedback and academic guidance

  • Take-home continuing study exercises and resources

  • Letter of recommendation for university applications and work experience from your instructor (upon satisfactory participation)

  • Lifetime access to video recordings of each class made available indefinitely for future review

  • Course completion certificate

 

Online classes will last approximately two hours and will be delivered on weekdays 12pm-2pm US Pacific Standard Time | 3pm-5pm US Eastern Standard Time | 8pm-10pm British Summer Time.

WORLD LAWYERS ACADEMY ONLINE 2021 PRICES & DATES

Price: $2,497

Early acceptance scholarship price: $1,997 (by March 31st 2021)

  • Session 1: Monday August 2nd - Friday August 13th 2021

Price: $2,497

Early acceptance scholarship price: $1,997 (by March 31st 2021)

  • Session 1: Monday August 2nd - Friday August 13th 2021

"A mind once stretched by new ideas, may never return to its original dimensions"

-Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

DISCOVER LAW ACADEMY

 

Discover Law Academy is a two-week course introducing 12-14 year-olds to fundamental concepts in the law, and is designed and taught by a world-leading legal scholar. On the course you'll learn how the law works, what lawyers do, and if a legal career might be right for you. Discover Law Academy is exclusively available online.

DISCOVER LAW

ACADEMY

CURRICULUM

Class 1: Specialisms in Law

Class 2: Introduction to Logic & Philosophy

Class 3: The Law, Human Rights, and Society

Class 4: The History of Law

Class 5: Working as a Lawyer

Class 6: Civil and Criminal Law

Class 7: Business and the Law

Class 8: Modern Legal Debates

Class 9: Case Law Studies

Class X: Legal Debate Challenge

 
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Discover the World of Law

Learn about the purpose of law and how sound legal principles serve as the basis for prosperous economies, harmonious communities, and our quality of life

Explore Different Specialisms of Law

Gain insight into the different areas of law via real life cases, and discover how to become a top legal professional

Business and the Law

Learn how legal insight and expertise can help add speed, efficiency, and superior execution to business operations in dynamic economic environments

Learn the History of the Law

Go back in time and discover the origins of modern legal systems and distill timeless legal truths from past legal scholars, philosophers, and politicians 

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International Relations

Discover how multinational treaties have shaped our world and the power strategies
 behind international diplomacy, espionage, trade deals, foreign aid, nuclear proliferation, and war

Criminal Law

Understand the nuts and bolts of criminal law including the rights of the accused and the legal criterion for guilt. Learn how to assemble evidence, effectively present your case to a judge, and get the jury to side with your client

Debate Human Rights

Argue on the side of individualists or collectivists to balance the rights of the individual against the needs of society 

Sharpen your Public Speaking Skills

Whether you are a criminal or civil lawyer your ability to present your case will be key to your success. Hone your  public speaking skills as you argue for your client in our in-class debates

Your Law Instructor

 

Ivo Gruev is a doctoral candidate and lecturer in the Faculty of Law at the University of Oxford, and holds two post-graduate law degrees (MSt, 2017; MJur, 2015) from the same.

He has taught law at the University of Oxford and Stanford University, and has provided legal counsel for the United Nations, the International Criminal Court at the Hague, the European Directorate of the German Parliament, and the Directorate of the Bulgarian Ministry of Justice.

 

He is currently convenor of the Oxford Transitional Justice Research Network and a researcher on the JUDICON-EU project. He was previously chairman of Oxford Pro Bono Publico and president of the Grand Union Scholars Association.

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DISCOVER LAW

ACADEMY

ONLINE

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Discover Law Academy Online is delivered virtually over two weeks in (i) ten live and interactive online classes, and (ii) two one-on-one personalized academic tutorials led by your instructor. The program follows the Discover Law Academy curriculum and includes:

 

  • Daily assignments

  • Directed group work

  • Individualized feedback and academic guidance

  • Take-home continuing study exercises and resources

  • Letter of recommendation for university applications and work experience from your instructor (upon satisfactory participation)

  • Lifetime access to video recordings of each class made available indefinitely for future review

  • Course completion certificate

Online classes will last approximately two hours and will be delivered on weekdays 9am-11am US Pacific Standard Time | 12pm-2pm US Eastern Standard Time | 5pm-7pm British Summer Time.

DISCOVER LAW ACADEMY ONLINE
2021 PRICES & DATES

1188 Bishop Street, Suite 1509

Honolulu, HI 96813

Phone: +1 (877) 680-9775

contact@worldscholarsacademy.com

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