The East Asian Legal Studies Center, housed in room 4312 at the Law School, offers programs and opportunities each
year to University of Wisconsin Law School 1L, 2L, and/or 3L students who are
currently enrolled at the time of the program. This page lists the offerings;
visit the links for detailed information.
Writing Tutors (JD students help international masters students at the Law School with the English construction of their research papers); Discussion Leaders (JD students currently taking a Law School class or who have taken a Law School class that now has three or more LLM-LI students act as a discussion leader for weekly meetings, to review class lectures and prepare for upcoming classes).
Programs, Internships, and Research Travel Grants
Law Internship in Vietnam (spring, summer)
This internship is for 1L and 2L students in Vietnam at an international law firm in the summer. If you are interested, please read about the application process.
Summer Internship in Bangkok, Thailand (July through mid-August)
is for 1L and 2L students and is part of the Law School's cooperative agreement
with Thammasat University Faculty of Law, in Bangkok, Thailand. UW Law School
students are given placements in international law firms in Bangkok. A
grant of $400 to defray the cost of travel is provided by the Center. Click here for details and application directions.
The Center offers programs for currently enrolled UW Law students during the intersession (early January) and during May. These programs are announced each year in the Law School's Newsletter, with directions on how to apply. The programs are taught by UW law professors and are held at a university abroad. Recent programs have been held in China (Xiamen; Beijing; Shanghai), Thailand (Bangkok), Vietnam (Hanoi), and Japan (Sapporo) and have been taught by Professors John Ohnesorge, Ralph Cagle, Susan Steingass, Anuj Desai, and Stephanie Tai. In May 2010, Professor Stephanie Tai taught a program at Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan on Food Safety Issues.
Research Travel Grant:
The East Asian Legal Studies Center awards travel allowances to J.D. students
who want to do legal research involving countries of
If you have questions about these programs, please contact the Center at firstname.lastname@example.org.