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Become an International Lawyer

The College of Law and Business offers a global LL.B (Bachelor of Law) degree in Israel for English and Hebrew Speakers. This 3.5-year program is an amazing opportunity for students who are looking to gain international experience and prepare themselves professionally for a successful career in law. Students live in Israel, study in both English and Hebrew and get the support they need to practice law in both languages, including Judicial Hebrew language classes in the first year and academic adjustments.

Fast Track to the Global Market

In Israel, bilingual lawyers are in high demand. Well known as the “Start-up Nation”, Israel boasts more R & D investment and start-ups per capita than any other country. Yet with a population of only 8 million people, a majority of a business survival and success are contending on strong international treaties in the form of exports, international patents and trade agreements. Jurists that can operate within both the Hebrew speaking world of technology and business and the world of international law, patents and contracts, are highlyought after corporation and international law firms.

If practicing law in the USA is your goal, CLB’s LL.B (Bachelor of Law) program qualifies you to take the New York State bar. Additionally, dedicated students can earn a fast-track Masters of Law (LL.M.) from Chicago Kent College of Law or Cardozo Law School at Yeshiva University by studying the final year in Chicago or New York. Studying in Israel allows you to cut down the financial burden and the time towards an American law graduate degree down to only four years.

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+Academic Calendar

 LL.B. – Academic Calendar 2018/19
First Semester 21 Oct. 2018
Hanukkah 09 Dec. 2018
Hanukkah Lesson Completion 13 Jan. 2019
End of First Semester 13 Jan. 2019
Exams 12 Jan – 16 Feb. 2019
Second Semester 17 Feb. 2019
Purim Vacation 21 Mar. 2019
Passover Vacation 14 – 26 Apr. 2019
Israel Memorial Day & Israel Independence

Day Vacation

8 – 10 May 2019
Completion Lessons 26 – 31 May 2019
End of Second Semester 31 May 2019
Shavuot 9 Jun. 2019
Exams 01 – 29 Jun. 2019
Summer Semester 30 Jun. 2019
Tisha B’Av 11 Aug. 2019
Summer Semester 30 Jun. 2019
First day of 2019/20 Academic Year 03 Nov. 2019

                        

+Curriculum

Course title Credits
Constitutional law

The course is intended to provide basic tools for the understanding of Israeli constitutional law. The issues discussed will include: Basic Principles: Jewish and Democratic State; What is a constitution ?; Justifications for judicial review Israel’s Basic Laws: normative status; Expandse and interpretation; The limitation clause The Constitutional status of state institutions: the Knesset, the government The Constitutional protection of human rights: overview, equality, freedom of speech, freedom of conscience and belief, social and economic rights, the protection of rights in a state of emergency .

6
Introduction to Jurisprudence 4
Introduction to Israeli and Comparative Law

The course aims to afford students with basic tools to understand the principles that guide Israeli law as well as various legal systems throughout the world, providing a framework to examine and analyze domestic law within a global frame. Students will learn about the Israeli judiciary, the profession of jurist in Israel, and characteristics of an Israeli legal education. We will also compare British with American law, a comparison that will certainly boost the understanding of contemporary common law. In respect to continental law, the course will provide a historical background on institutions of Roman law.
4
Legal Thinking and Writing 2
Corporate law 6
* Introduction to Jewish law

The object of the course is to acquaint students with the origins, characteristics and the principles of Jewish Law. The course begins with introducing the primary sources of Jewish Law dating from Talmudic period to the modern age. We discuss the history of the Halakha, the nature of the halakhic decision-making, and the status of halakhic traditions throughout the history of Jewish Law. We complete the course while discussing the place of Jewish Law in modern day society and in particular in the state of Israel.
4
* Public International law

The course introduces the normative structure and theoretical foundations of Public international law (PIL), as well as the institutional and procedural aspects. It also looks at interplay between PIL and domestic legal systems, and in particular the state of Israel. The course first discusses the foundations of PIL: the sources of international law, the principle of statehood, relations between international and domestic law, the rights and obligations of states and the issue of state responsibility.
4
Academic writing 2
Introduction to Legal Philosophy
The course addresses some of the central aspects of the role of law in modern society. It starts by an inquiry into the nature of law itself, and discusses the possibility to think about law as a rational system of rules; it then moves to discuss the sources of law and the debate between positivism and non-positivism. This is followed by an inquiry into the nature of related concepts, such as morality and justice, and especially into the relationship between these concepts and the concept of law.
* Introduction to tax law 4
* Private International Law 2
Seminar 6
* Law and society 2
Attorney’s professional ethics 2
Contract law 6
Criminal law 6
Tort law 6
Family and inheritance law 6
Criminal hearings 4
Administrative law 6
Labor law 4
Evidence law 4
Civil hearings 6
Property law 6
Reflections of law 3
Civil procedure in practice 4
Criminal procedure in practice 3
Procedural aspects of private law 2
Electives 20

 

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