The Foundational portion of the curriculum is aimed at acquainting students with the fundamentals the challenging fields of law, economics and finance. Particular emphasis is paid on incorporating the practical considerations, rather than merely familiarizing students with the black letter law. Accordingly, each course explores law in action, investigating the myriad non-legal factors which influence the course of financial interactions, and the field of law and finance more generally. For a list of the Foundational courses.
The Specialized course component of the curriculum provides students with opportunities to deepen their knowledge of a particular theoretical or geographical areas of interest with an emphasis on the often-overlooked peripheries (Islamic, Asian, African, Latin American law, economics and finance). For a list of the Specialized courses offered.
Workshops & Clinics
The Workshops and Clinical component are designed to prepare student for the rigorous demands of public or private practice as well as to synthesize their theoretical understanding with actual experience. For more on workshops and clinics.