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This is a brief course for legal professionals and translators who want to gain further insights into the language of lawyers prevailing in the US. They will then be introduced to the functioning of the American legal system, they will analyze actual cases and go through the vocabulary of three important areas of American Law. It may also serve as preparatory course for those professionals who wish to continue their studies in an American University
? The American Judicial System
? American Constitutional Law
? American Corporations and Contract Law

Core Bibliography: American Legal English, 2nd Edition: Using Language in Legal Contexts (Michigan Series in English for Academic & Professional Purposes), plus video support form University of Pennsylvania and Harvard University.

Level: Upper Intermediate/Advanced. Estimated time: 10 hours of study
Course Tutor: Cecilia Irrazábal Certified Legal Translator and Bachelor of Laws Candidate (UBA). University Lecturer (UCA), Legal English Instructor for over 10 years. Has trained lawyers to sit for International Legal English Test, with successful results. Tutor of Common Law Reasoning and Institutions through the External System of the University of London.

Gabriela Minaggia. Lawyer (UBA). Fully competent in English, as she holds the Cambridge English Proficiency Exam, lived both in Argentina and the US and has taken the externship program run by Southwestern Law School Program (Los Angeles, California).

Course Dates: Wednesdays 22nd, March 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd.
Course fee: ARS 1200 per participant. Discounts for 2x1 enrollments. Venue: Uruguay 950, piso 1, of. 2. City of Buenos Aires.
Enrollment, further information and details:, 11-154185-4360, or at 4815-7712.


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