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University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law - Summer 2014

PACIFIC MCGEORGE’S SUMMER PROGRAMS SEND STUDENTS AROUND THE WORLD FOR LEGAL EXPERIENCE SALZBURG SUMMER PROGRAM IS A SUPREME EXPERIENCE FOR STUDENTS AND FACULTY During Pacific McGeorge’s Salzburg, Austria, summer program in 2013, Supreme Court Associate Justices Anthony M. Kennedy and Elena Kagan taught a course on the Fundamental Rights in Europe and the United States with Professor Sionaidh Douglas-Scott of Oxford University. Justice Kennedy, who is Pacific McGeorge’s longestserving active faculty member, has taught in the Salzburg program for all but one of the past 24 years. Justice Kagan, who was previously dean of Harvard Law School and solicitor general of the United States, was teaching for the first time in the program. More than 100 law students and graduates from the United States, Denmark, Turkey, Spain and Austria participated. In July 2014, Justice Kennedy will return to Salzburg for his 25th year of teaching in the program. 10 SUMMER 20 14 PACIFIC MCGEORGE UGANDA SUMMER PROGRAM EXPANDS STUDENTS’ LEGAL EXPERIENCE The Pacific McGeorge Uganda Law and Development Practicum summer program gave law students a great chance to apply what they learned in the classroom during summer 2013. Distinguished Professor Linda Carter conceived and directed the three-week program that combined an experiential component and a classroom component. Students interned with judges in the High Court, and attended a seminar on local, national and regional levels of the justice sector. Pacific McGeorge partnered with the International Law Institute–African Centre for Legal Excellence (ILI-ACLE), which is based in Kampala, where alumna Yen Phan, ‘12, currently works. The journey to Kampala was made by 11 Pacific McGeorge students who had just finished their first or second years. Twelve Ugandan law students participated in the seminar. The practicum had students working with


University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law - Summer 2014
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