Legal English


  • Our popular Legal English strand can accommodate the needs and interests of students just getting a start in legal studies to advanced LL.M. students and practicing lawyers.
  • Many courses have multiple levels to meet student target goals, backgrounds, and proficiency.


Courses provide the opportunity to improve and refine language and legal communication skills as well as your knowledge of the U.S. legal system. Topics covered include

  • legal vocabulary;
  • legal argument, writing, research. and analysis;
  • formal oral presentations and informal discussions;
  • constitutional law, federal and state court systems, judge and jury trials;
  • case law method and analysis;
  • the cultural significance of the U.S. constitution;
  • alternative dispute resolution (negotiation, mediation, arbitration);
  • human rights and intercultural communication issues.


* Courses are open to native and non-native speakers of English.