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ESP Biography



LAURA COSOVANU, ESP Teacher




Major: Columbia Law School

College/Employer: Stanford

Year of Graduation: 2004

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Laura practiced as an attorney specialized in tax-exempt organizations for Holland & Knight, LLP., in New York. She is currently a research associate at Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford, where she also teaches each summer the Introduction the Legal Studies courses offered by the Education Program for Gifted Youth (EPGY).



Past Classes

  (Clicking a class title will bring you to the course's section of the corresponding course catalog)

S2341: Law 101 in Splash! Fall 2012
Do you want to empower yourself? Law 101 is for everybody, and not only for those of you interested in becoming attorneys, judges, or a legal officers. Everyone deals with the law - every single day. In this course you will learn some of your basic rights (under constitutional, criminal, family and contract law), how to seek the help of government agencies to enforce these rights and how to become more self-sufficient!


S684: KNOW YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS! (Law 101) in Splash! Spring 2010
Do you want to empower yourself? Help others? Learn how you could act on an issue you deeply care about? Law 101 is for those of you interested in becoming an attorney, judge, or a legal officer. However, this course also targets students who do NOT plan to pursue a legal career. Even though we all get involved in legal transactions, a traffic police stop or a dispute, only a few basic notions of law are taught during primary or secondary education. In this course you will learn some of your basic rights (under constitutional, criminal, family and contract law), how to seek the help of government agencies to enforce these rights and how to become more self-sufficient!


S720: KNOW YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS! (Law 101) in Splash! Spring 2010
Do you want to empower yourself? Help others? Learn how you could act on an issue you deeply care about? Law 101 is for those of you interested in becoming an attorney, judge, or a legal officer. However, this course also targets students who do NOT plan to pursue a legal career. Even though we all get involved in legal transactions, a traffic police stop or a dispute, only a few basic notions of law are taught during primary or secondary education. In this course you will learn some of your basic rights (under constitutional, criminal, family and contract law), how to seek the help of government agencies to enforce these rights and how to become more self-sufficient!


S651: Law 101 in Splash! Fall 2009
While most adults get involved at some point in life in a legal contract, a traffic police stop or a dispute, no basic notions of law are taught during primary or secondary education. This course will help you get a general introduction to the basic principles of the American legal system and profession. Hopefully, it will also make you start thinking like a lawyer!