Special LL.M. and Overseas Training Programs: Lviv, Ukraine
Chicago-Kent College of Law and Faculty of Law, Ivan Franko University in Lviv have organized the School of American Law in Lviv, Ukraine (SAL Lviv).
SAL Lviv offers 140 hours of instruction in English on topics in American and comparative law at the premises provided by ILF. Topics vary from year to year, but typically include: Antitrust, Contracts, Corporate Law, International Business Transactions, Intellectual Property, Legal Writing, Introduction to American Law, E-Commerce, Corporate Responsibility, and Criminal Law. The courses are taught by Chicago-Kent faculty and renowned Ukrainian scholars, who are also Chicago-Kent Adjunct Professors.
The program is based on Chicago-Kent's experience in offering American Law studies in Poland since 1998. SAL Lviv graduates will receive a certificate of completion signed by Dean of Chicago-Kent and Dean of Faculty of Law, Ivan Franko University in Lviv.
Students who successfully complete the School of American Law program can complete the LL.M. degree in U.S., International & Transnational Law in Chicago in one semester (provided they meet the other conditions for admission to the LL.M. program). Applicants for LL.M. must hold a first degree in law, and should be proficient in English. All applicants are required to submit an application form including a personal essay, law school transcripts, and two references.
SAL Lviv is not, however, restricted to law students. Students and graduates of other studies are eligible to attend SAL Lviv classes.
All SAL Lviv students will be eligible for an exchange (up to one semester) with SAL Gdansk, Poland. Detailed exchange conditions will be provided upon request.
Applicants must hold a first degree in law, and should be proficient in English. All applicants are required to submit an application form including a personal essay, law school transcripts, and two references.
Program Contact Information
Professor Agnieszka Cenzartowicz
Professor Richard Warner
Prospective students for the Kharviv program should contact Agnieszka Cenzartowicz via email at firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible.
Professor of Law
Director, School of American Law
Professor of Law
Assistant Illinois Attorney General
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Visiting Professor of Law
Coleman Fellow, Illinois Institute of Technology
Executive Director, School of American Law
The Aten Coin & School of American Law (SAL) Lviv Student Paper Competition
Deadline: April 15th , 2016
Purpose of the Award: The NAC Foundation, LLC (USA), IIT/Chicago-Kent College of Law (USA), Ivan Franko University in Lviv (Ukraine) and Emerging Markets Researchers Foundation (Poland) announce the Aten Coin & School of American Law (SAL) Lviv Student Paper Competition. The awards are given for papers judged to be the best in the field of legal and business issues of digital currencies.
The first prize is accompanied by a $10,000 scholarship to complete the LLM degree at IIT/Chicago- Kent College of Law.
The second prize is accompanied by a $500 honorarium. The third prize is accompanied by a $250 honorarium Prizes will be awarded at the Aten Coin conference to be held in Lviv on May 2016. In addition, all finalists' papers will be published at the Emerging Markets: A Review of Legal and Business Issues journal. The number of finalists will depend on the number of entries.
1) all SAL Lviv graduates and enrolled students are eligible to participate;
2) submitted papers need to be the original work of authorship;
3) the submitted papers need to be max. 15 pages - double spaced - Arial 12pt
4) the abstract and author's bio has to be attached
5) applicants need to choose one of the following topics to write on:
- Digital currency - issues with anonymity and compliance.
- Digital Currency & Taxes Overview in Ukraine.
- Benefits and Shortfalls of AML Compliant VS Non-Compliant Digital Currencies in Ukraine.