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Stephen Horowitz, a professor of Legal English at Georgetown Law, appreciates student-centered teaching, active learning, and creative approaches to integrating the learning of law and language. He also enjoys developing unique and high quality online legal English curriculum. In addition to  serving as editor for the Georgetown Legal English Blog (which includes the Legal English Resources page), Stephen is the administrator for the ETLEP Google Group (listserv for the global legal English community), and  co-host of the USLawEssentials Law & Language podcast. He previously served as Director of Legal English Programs at St. John’s Law School and prior to that worked as a corporate bankruptcy lawyer in New York. He is a graduate of Duke Law and also taught English in Japan in the mid-1990s on the Japan Exchange Teaching (JET) Program. Stephen currently serves on the Board of Advisors for the JET Alumni Association USA and is an avid ultimate frisbee player having played in tournaments all across the U.S. and around the world.

Professor Daniel Edelson is Director of Academic Success at Seton Hall Law School and founder of USLawEssentials which provides legal English training, resources, and courses for international students and attorneys. An experienced attorney who practiced business litigation in New York City and New Jersey for over 10 years, Daniel also previously lived and taught English in Japan for five years and taught US law in South Korea. He has also taught US law and legal English to international students and attorneys online to students and attorneys around the world. Prior to joining Seton Hall Law, he taught legal English and transnational law courses to LLM students at St. John’s Law School.

Daniel A Edelson

Course Content

1: Introduction

2: The US Constitution
3: Federalism and the Tenth Amendment
4: US Court Systems and Jurisdiction
5: Civil Litigation in the United States
6: Criminal Procedure in the United States
7: Contracts and Contract Law in the United States
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Course Includes

  • 44 Lessons