PHILADELPHIA (USA) - Study visit & observation of jury trials (April 2022 - VIII edition)
Join the programme that will offer you the best possible exposure you could ever get to the U.S. system of law and justice through observation of jury trials and meetings with key players of the U.S. legal community, with the gudance of Stefano Maffei and David Sonenshein.
There will be morning sessions in civil and criminal courts and a number of afternoon activities. These include meetings with state and federal judges in their chambers; a visit to FBI headquarters; meetings with plaintiff and defendant lawyers in their offices; a visit to the U.S. attorney's office (Federal Prosecutors); and tours of the National Constitution Center and Eastern State Penitentiary, the oldest prison in America.
Expressions of interest are now invited for the 2022 editions of this program (in 2022 the study visit will consist of 3 days in Washington DC, 5 days in Philadelphia and 3 days in NYC).
The 2020 and 2021 editions of this program were canceled due to the COVID19 emergency.