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  • Locations: London, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: Spring Bk. Embedded
  • Restrictions: Bentley applicants only
  • COST (click here): Spring Bk. Embedded
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring Bk. Embedded 2018 11/05/2017
11/07/2017 03/02/2018 03/11/2018
Spring Bk. Embedded 2020 01/31/2019 ** Varies by program TBA TBA

** Applicants will be notified of acceptance into this program as soon as possible after the application deadline once all applications have been reviewed.

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Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Faculty-led Language of Instruction: English
Eligibility: Undergraduate Faculty Leader: Salimbene, Franklyn
Credits/Typical Courseload: 3 Prerequisite: Instructor permission required, LA101, GB103, or GB110
Program Advisor: Christine Hollenhorst Earle and Sloan Travel Fellowship Available: Yes
International Citizens Group Study Abroad Scholarship Available: Yes
Program Description:

Students in LA145 study the developments in early English history that form the basis of the American common law system. As part of their study students travel to London during spring break to enrich their understanding of this English foundation by visiting places and people relevant to course materials. These materials in the form of readings, case studies, and discussion focus on the period from 1066-1215. Specifically, topics include the historical origins of the common law system under Henry II and the establishment of limits on royal authority under Magna Carta. These topics are developed in relation to the king’s interest in protecting real property rights and protecting individuals from criminal activity, both of which came to be the basis of common law jurisdiction in the royal courts

Click here for a sample syllabus and itinerary:
LA 145_London_Syllabus.pdf
LA 145_London_Itinerary.pdf

Please contact Professor Franklyn Salimbene for more details.*

*NOTE: Before applying for this course, students are required to contact Professor Salimbene to express their interest and to arrange an interview.

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