Introduction to Comparative Law (Spring/Fall)

COURSE OUTLINE

1. GENERAL

SCHOOL/ DEPARTMENT: Department of Civil Law Disciplines
LEVEL OF STUDY: Undergraduate
COURSE TITLE: Investment Law
SEMESTER OF STUDY: Spring/Fall
LECTURERS: Olga Miroshnichenko, Assoc. Prof., PhD in Legal Science, LLM

Coursework Breakdown

TEACHING WEEKLY HOURS           

ECTS Credits          

Lectures

12

0,33

Laboratory / workshops

20

0,56

 Total (1 ECTS = ? hrs.)

 1

COURSE DELIVERED TO ERASMUS STUDENTS

 Yes

2. LEARNING OUTCOMES

Learning Outcomes

After completion, students should be able to:

  • to analyze and systematize information from specialized legal sources;
  • to compare different legal systems with the use of special methodology;
  • to identify main legal sources of the system
  • to plan and evaluate the perspectives of potential legal development.
  • to analyze the methods and purposes of comparative law
  • to find and apply selected areas of law in different countries

General Skills

  • Critical thinking;
  • Problem solving;
  • Communication skills;
  • Intellectual competency;
  • Ethical competency.

3. COURSE CONTENTS

  1. Theoretical and practical issues in comparative law.
  2. Considering different methods of comparative law
  3. Analysis of the roots of common and continental legal traditions.
  4. Comparison of the differences of codified and uncodified law.

4. TEACHING  METHODS - ASSESMENT

USE OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY: Lectures with interactive information and practical analysis of cases.

5. BIBLIOGRAPHY

- Recommended Book and Journal Article Resources:

  1. Patrick Glenn, Legal Traditions of the World (Oxford University Press, 5th ed, 2015);
  2. Mathias Siems, Comparative Law (Cambridge University Press, 2014)
  3. Bryan A. Gardner Legal Writung in plain English
  4. Legal Research. 16th edition
  5. Richard A. Posner. Overcoming Law
  6. Mark Van Hoeche. Methodology of Comparative Legal Research
  7. Mark Van Hoeche. Deep Level of Comparative Law
  8. Mark Van Hoeche Do Legal Systems Exist? The Concept of Law and Comparative Law

Additional materials will be provided later

FOR APPLICATION
please email your
applications here:


international@vvsu.ru

Mon-Thu: 8:30 - 17:30
Fri: 8:30-16:15


Olga Miroshnichenko (Ms.)

Assoc. Prof., PhD in Legal Science, LLM

Mon-Thu: 8:30 - 17:30
Fri: 8:30-16:15