Students will possess the ability to perform: a) legal analysis and reasoning b) legal research c) problem solving d) written communication in the legal context e) oral communication in the legal context.
Students will understand the exercise of proper professional and ethical responsibilities to clients and the legal system.
Students will demonstrate a basic understanding of the Indian legal system.
Students will demonstrate understanding of Indian substantive and procedural tax law that is relevant to their tax specialty.
Students will demonstrate skills in legal research and draftsmanship.
Students will demonstrate a basic understanding of the practical considerations of international law (i.e., “the law in practice”).
Students will demonstrate an understanding of the substantive and procedural law related to litigation and dispute resolution, including the rules of evidence, oral and written advocacy.
Students will be capable of applying the skills of problem solving, collaboration, counselling and negotiation in the litigation context.
Students will demonstrate the ability to compose a substantial written work on a litigation or dispute resolution topic; generally through a certification paper supervised by a professor who teaches within the concentration, with iterative feedback and improvement over multiple drafts.
Students will demonstrate the ability to analyze and critique issues of professional and ethical responsibility; and competently practice the skills of problem solving, collaboration, counselling and negotiation in an experiential setting both in classroom simulations as well as in field placements (clinics and externships).
Students will demonstrate an ability to perform legal analysis and reasoning, including the ability to formulate arguments based in legislative history, economics, normative ethics, or case law, and demonstrate an ability to engage in problem-solving and strategic planning for litigation.
Students will draw across IP and cyber subject-matters area to assess how best a client’s IP and cyber related issues should be framed for purposes of litigation or transactions.