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Fordham Law School hosts a range of research and training programs for judges, lawyers, law professors and law students, as described below.  In addition to these programs, the Law School will respond to requests for the development of specific programs.

International Judicial Research and Training Program

For the past three years, Fordham Law School has welcomed a delegation of judges, court personnel, and lawyers from the State of Pernambuco, Brazil.  These delegations included several members of the state supreme court.  The programs introduced these judges to various aspects of U.S. substantive and procedural law, and also included dialogues with U.S. lawyers, judges, and judicial administrators. 

Representatives of judiciaries interested in this program should contact Toni M. Jaeger-Fine, Assistant Dean for International and Non-J.D. Programs at Fordham Law School, at

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Summer Institute

The Fordham Law Summer Institute in NYC provides an overview of U.S. legal topics and allows participants to improve legal English skills. The program also includes visits to court, a law firm, and a tour the United Nations. 

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Visiting Foreign Scholar and Research Fellow Program

Fordham Law is host to a number of visiting foreign legal academics, judges and other high governmental officials, and doctoral and post-doctoral candidates who contribute to the academic diversity of the Law School community. Visiting Foreign Scholars and Research Fellows participate in frequent seminars featuring fellow visitors presenting their research.

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Other Research and Training Programs

The Office of International and Non-J.D. Programs is pleased to receive requests that Fordham Law School develop programs for particular groups of lawyers, judges (and other government officials), students, and professors that meet specific needs.  To explore the possibilities of developing a specific program, please contact

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