Summer School unit
This unit will focus on the main features and institutions of legal systems. The content will take a historic and comparative approach to the main legal systems, namely, the common law and civil law systems, focusing more primarily on the European or Continental systems. More specifically, the course would deal with the role of the legislature, judges, legal education and professions, etc. from a historical and comparative perspective. It also would cover, among other topics, important aspects like the law-making process and codification in both Civil law and Common law traditions, and the binding effect of case law in the continental legal system.
|Unit name||Comparative Law|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Law
|Available as student elective?||No|
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|Band||Field of Education|
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|LAW204 OR LAW250 AND LAW254 AND LAW255 AND LAW252 AND LAW251 AND LAW256 AND LAW253 OR LAW225 AND LAW205 AND LAW221 AND LAW224 AND LAW222 AND LAW226 AND LAW223 OR LAW351 AND LAW221 AND LAW223 AND LAW253 AND LAW224 AND LAW222 AND LAW352|
To be taught intensively in summer semester. The course will consist of 13 two-hour lectures and 2 interactive seminars.
3000 word assignment (45%), 2-hour exam (45%), attendance (10%).
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