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Institutes & Centers > The Institute for International and Immigration Law > curriculum > Turbo Courses

“Turbo” Courses

The Law School holds a two week intersession period between the spring and summer semesters called the “Turbo” courses. During this period, the TMLS offers two-hour courses in international and immigration law taught by Law School faculty and visitors from other schools as well as professionals in the areas. The Turbo courses allow students to take a wide variety of specialty courses in addition to the courses already offered during the regular semesters. Offerings will change yearly so that students can be exposed to as many different subjects in international and immigration law as possible.

Courses offered in Summer 2005:

  • International Criminal Law
  • Current Issues in Public International Law
  • Family Based Immigration Law
  • Immigration and Criminal Law
  • Naturalization and Citizenship

Courses offered in Summer 2006:

  • International Criminal Law
  • Current Issues in Public International Law
  • Family Based Immigration Law
  • Immigration and Criminal Law
  • Naturalization and Citizenship
  • International Insolvency Law

Courses Offered in Summer 2007

  • Africa and International Law
  • International Criminal Law
  • Immigration and Criminal Law
  • International Taxation

Courses Offered in Summer 2008

  • Family Based Immigration
  • Crime and Immigration
  • International Taxation
  • 911 and the Constitution

Courses Offered in Summer 2009

  • International Business Transaction
  • International Taxation
  • Family Based Immigration
  • Crime and Immigration

Through the Turbo Course program, the Law School has been able to provide students with the opportunity to learn and interact with scholars from other schools with a variety of experience and expertise. Visiting scholars that have taught during the Turbo semester include:

  • Professor Lee Teran (St. Mary’s University School of Law—Immigration and Criminal Law)
  • Professor Anne Chandler (The University of Houston Law Center—Family Based Immigration)
  • Professor Placido Gomez (University of New Mexico Highlands---Immigration and Criminal Law)
  • Professor Pablo de Rosas (International Insolvency---University de Mendoza, Argentina)
  • Professor Vaughn James (Texas Tech University—International Taxation—Caribbean and Pacific Islands and United States Tax Treatment)
  • Professor John Simpkins (Charleston College of Law—Africa and International Law)

 


   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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