2009 Arbitration Summer Session Exam Information

The 2009 International Arbitration Summer Session offers 5 one-credit related courses:

  • Nuts and Bolts of International Commercial Arbitration (Spanish alternative: Arbitraje Comercial Internacional)
  • Investor-State Arbitration, Current Developments;
  • Advanced Seminar: Practical Skills and Cross-Examination in International Arbitration
    International Commercial Arbitration and Choice-of-Law Issues;
  • Salient Issues in ICC Arbitration;

Given the interrelated nature of these courses, students taking more than one course to take all the exams at the end of the three week session. Students are allowed the accumulated time allowed for each individual exam. In that way, students can use the knowledge they have acquired through the whole session.

Time Period


Please use the following link to access your exams: https://www.wcl.american.edu/arbitration/exams/ Your username and password will be sent to you the last day of class. Students may download the take-home exams from the day after the last class of the course has taken place to Wednesday, July 1, 2009. Specifically, the exams can be download the following days:

Nuts and Bolts of International Commercial Arbitration or
Arbitraje Comercial Internacional

Monday, June 1 to Wednesday, July 1, 2009
Lunes 1 de junio a miercoles 1 de julio de 2009

Investor-State Arbitration

Monday, June 1 to Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Advanced Seminar: Practical Skills and Cross-Examination
in International Arbitration

Friday, June 6 to Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Salient Issues in ICC Arbitration

Wed., June 13  to Wednesday, July 1, 2009

International Arbitration and Choice-of-law Issues

Friday, June 13  to Wednesday, July 1, 2009


1- Arbitration Exam is due in 1 day, or 24 hours;
2- Arbitration exams are due in 2 days, or 48 hours;
3- Arbitration exams are due in 3 days, or 72 hours;
4- Arbitration exams are due in 4 days, or 96 hours; and
5- Arbitration exams are due in 5 days, or 120 hours;


The responses to the examination questions, together with the exam, must be uploaded within the allotted time during the Registrar's office hours.  Any examination that is returned after the allotted time period will be given a failing grade. Under no circumstances are you allowed to exceed the allotted time period.

If you have any questions, please send an email to arbitration@wcl.american.edu or call 202-274-4321

 

Independent Study, The Federal Arbitration Act in Practice (LAW-799)

To earn one credit students will be required to write a 20 to 25 page paper which will be due on July 20, 2009. Students that wish to fulfill the upper level writing requirement will have to write a single topic paper on the subject matter of not less than 30 pages.