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A wide range of courses and seminars such as: Comparative Constitutional Law Global Tort Litigation International and Comparative IP Law International Litigation and Arbitration International Trade Law Islamic Law Public International Law Opportunities beyond the classroom: On-campus clinic: Immigration Law Externship placements such as: Central American Resource Center; Clinical Programmes Initiative of Rural Governance (India); LACBA Immigration Legal Assistance Project; U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement Student Exchange Programs through the North American Consortium on Legal Education (NACLE) and with The Hague Law School in The Netherlands, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella in Argentina, and the University of Western Ontario in Canada Summer study abroad programs and externships in Argentina, Canada, England and Mexico Southwestern Journal of International Law Journal of International Media & Entertainment Law Moot Court Honors Program teams fielded to international law competitions Student organizations and activities: International Justice Mission, Immigration Law Student Association, International Law Society, International Students Association

The legal profession is dramatically changing as a consequence of new technologies and globalization that in turn are challenging students to develop greater understanding and knowledge about transnational law and other legal cultures.�



Professor Robert E. Lutz Professor of Law

B.A., Political Science, 1968, University of Southern California; J.D., 1971, University of California, Berkeley; Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow, 1980 and 1984, Institute for International Law, University of Munich; Member, California State Bar Courses: Administrative Law; International Business Transactions; International Litigation and Arbitration; International Trade Law; Law Journal Seminar; Property, Public International Law

As Chair of the ABA International Trade in Legal Services Task

Forces, Professor Lutz led efforts to liberalize access for U.S. lawyers to practice law in other countries, and for foreign lawyers to represent their clients in the U.S. He chaired the International Law Sections of the ABA (25,000 members), the Association of American Law Schools, and the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and was co-founder of the California State Bar Section of International Law. A member of the U.S. State Department’s Advisory Committee on International Law for many years, he is serving his tenth year on the NAFTA Advisory Committee on Private Commercial Dispute Resolution and as an arbitrator of NAFTA, World Trade Organization, and private commercial disputes. As a member of the ABA Commission on Ethics 20/20, he examined the impacts of technology and globalization on the national and international legal profession. He is the author and editor of numerous publications on international law and the former Editor-inChief of The International Lawyer, and serves on the editorial advisory boards of many international law journals. He was chosen as the 2014 International Lawyer of the Year by the California State Bar International Law Section. 11 11

Catalog 2014  
Catalog 2014