Academic Calendar

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2016 / 2017 LONDON LAW PROGRAMME ACADEMIC CALENDAR

1st Semester (August to December 2016)

Examinations Tuesday, 30 November – Friday,9 December
Registration & Orientation Monday, 29 August
First day of classes Monday, 29 August
Last day to drop/add classes Friday, 2 September
Last day of classes Friday, 25 November

2nd Semester (January to May 2017)

Registration & Orientation Thursday to Sunday 12-15 January
First day of classes Monday, 16 January
Last day to drop/add classes Friday, 20 January
Mid-semester break Monday-Friday, 13-17 March
Easter Break Friday-Monday 14-17 April
Last day of classes Friday, 28 April
Examinations Thursday, 4 May – Friday,12 May

Academic Course Calendar 2016-17

1st Semester 2nd Semester
Classes: 29 Aug – 25 Nov
Exams: 29 Nov – 9 Dec
Classes: 16 Jan – 28 April
Exams: 4 May – 12 May
Public International Law
(3) Reece-Thomas
Business Associations
(3) Slaughter
International Trade
(3) Alford
Jurisprudence
(3)* Finnis
English Legal System
(2) Darbyshire
European Employment Law
(2) Upex
Comparative Law
(3) Banakas
Carriage of Good by Sea
(3) Hawker
Evidence
(3) Bennett
European Union Law
(3) Horspool
English Legal History
(2) Gregory
International Human Rights Law
(2) Michael
American Legal System
(2)+ Bennett
International Arbitration
(2) Spears
Patent Law – via V.C.
(3) Yelderman
Freedom of Speech
(3) Kozel
Civil Rights via V.C
(3) Mason McAward
V.C class from SB TBC
(3) TBC
9 Courses – 24 Credits 9 Courses – 24 credits

Other Options:
Internships Open to JD’s only – (1-2 crs)
LL.M Seminar – (2 crs) *
LL.M. Thesis – (1-4 crs) *

Directed Reading – (1-2 crs)
Moot Court International – (2 crs)

Courses satisfying requirements for JD degree
+Must be taken by all non-American LL.M students
*
Open to LL.M’s only
*
The first semester is 15 weeks; the second semester 17 weeks. Conway Hall charges reflect this.
NOTE:
Classes will be held on Public Holidays unless otherwise advised

First Semester Courses

CLASSES: 29 August – 25 November (13 weeks)
READING DAYS: 26 November – 29 November
EXAMS: 30 November – 9 December

Monday
1:00 – 2:25 Evidence – 3cr BENNETT 2.06
2:40 – 3:55 Civil Rights – 3cr MASON MCAWARD 3.05
1:40 – 2:55 on 31 Oct Classes 22 Aug to 6 Dec via V.C.
4:05 – 5:20 International Trade – 3cr ALFORD 3.05
3:05 – 4:20 on 31 Oct If there are more than 10 students class will be in room 2.05
Tuesday
10:00 – 12:00
(13 weeks)
American Legal System – 2cr BENNETT 2.06
12:45 – 3:50
(12 weeks)
Comparative Law – 3cr BANAKAS 2.06
4:05 – 5:20 Patent Law – 3cr YELDERMAN 3.05
3:05 – 4:20 on 1 Nov Classes 22 Aug to 6 Dec via V.C.
Wednesday
1:00 – 2:25
(12 weeks)
Evidence – 3cr BENNETT 2.06
2:40 – 3:55 Civil Rights – 3cr MASON MCAWARD 3.05
1:40 – 2:55 on 2 Nov Classes 22 Aug to 6 Dec via V.C.
4:05 – 5:20 International Trade – 3cr ALFORD 3.05
3:05 – 4:20 on 2 Nov
(12 weeks)
If there are more than 10 students class will be in room 2.05
Make-up class (for The Haugue) – TBC
5:30 – 7:40 English Legal System – 2cr DARBYSHIRE 2.06
Thursday
10:00 – 1:10
(12 weeks)
Public International Law – 3cr REECE-THOMAS / SLINN
KALPOUZOS
2.05
1:30 – 3:40
(12 weeks)
English Legal History – 2cr GREGORY 2.06
4:05 – 5:20 Patent Law – 3cr YELDERMAN 3.05
3:05 – 4:20 on 3 Nov Classes 22 Aug to 6 Dec via V.C.
On 1 Sep, 6 Oct, 3 Nov and 1 Dec lessons will be in room 2.05

Most classes are 12 weeks as there will be an excursion to The Hague
Room 2.05 – classroom
Room 2.06 – courtroom
Room 3.05 – Tele-Presence Room

DAYLIGHT SAVINGS
London clocks go back 1 hour on Sun 30 October – 2am → 1am
SB clocks go back 1 hour on Sun 6 November – 2am → 1am

Second Semester Courses

CLASSES: 16 January – 28 April (15 weeks)
READING DAYS: 29 April – 3 May
EXAMS: 4 May – 12 May
SPRING BREAK: 13 March – 17 March

Monday
12:00 – 2:45 Carriage of Goods by Sea – 3cr HAWKER 2.05
3:30 – 6:15 Jurisprudence – 3cr
(over 13 wks – no make-up for Easter Mon
FINNIS 2.06
Tuesday
11:30 – 12:45 Freedom of Speech – 3cr KOZEL 2.06
1:30 – 3:20 International Human Rights – 2cr MICHAEL 2.06
4:00 – 6:45 EU Law – 3cr ROBINSON
HUMPHREYS
2.06
Wednesday
9:00 – 10:50 International Arbitration – 2cr SPEARS 2.06
1:30 – 4:15 Business Associations – 3cr SLAUGHTER 2.05
6:00 – 7:50 International Organizations Law – 2cr QUAYLE 2.06
Thursday
10:30 – 11:45 Freedom of Speech KOZEL 2.06
12:30 – 2:30 European Employment Law – 2cr UPEX 2.06

Days and times for V.C. classes from SB to London to be confirmed

Room 2.05 – Classroom
Room 2.06 – Courtroom
Room 3.05 – Tele-Presence Room

DAYLIGHT SAVINGS
London clocks go forward 1 hour on Sunday 26 March – 1am → 2am
SB clocks go forward 1 hour on Sunday 12 March – 1am → 2am

Three Year Calendar

YEAR PROGRAMME
2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017
1st Semester
Classes 1 Sep – 28 Nov 31 Aug – 27 Nov 29 Aug – 25 Nov
Exams 2 Dec – 12 Dec 1 Dec – 11 Dec 29 Nov – 9 Dec
2nd Semester
Classes 12 Jan – 24 Apr 11 Jan – 22 Apr 16 Jan – 28 April
Exams 30 Apr – 8 May 28 Apr – 6 May 4 May – 12 May
Break 9 Mar – 13 Mar 7 Mar – 11 Mar 13 Mar – 17 Mar
SUMMER PROGRAMME
2015 2016 2017
Classes 20 Jul – 7 Aug 18 Jul – 5 Aug TBC
Exams F/P due 19 Aug F/P due 12 Aug TBC

2016 – Summer students arrive Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 July
2016 – Summer students depart Saturday 6 August
2016 – Final Papers to be submitted by Friday 12 August