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This course introduces students to the core features of legal systems of the Romano-Germanic tradition, focusing in particular on legal systems which have been imitated elsewhere in the world, namely those of Germany, France and Spain. The course complements LS2536 Introduction to Comparative Law, and is a compulsory component of the LLB with German Law, the LLB with French Law and the LLB with Spanish Law.
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||7.5 credits (3.75 ECTS credits)|
This course provides a conceptual introduction to the Romano-Germanic legal tradition, its global reach, as well as specific features of the French, German and Spanish systems. The course will cover topics such as the rediscovery of Roman Law, the emergence of the codification movement in the 18th century, convergence and divergence in civil law and in selected legal families, as well as selected topics on the constitutional law of France, Germany and Spain.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
2x 1000 word essay 50% each
Resit: resubmission of failed element
There are no assessments for this course.
|Knowledge Level||Thinking Skill||Outcome|
|Conceptual||Analyse||Understand and analyse the historical development of the Romano-Germanic legal tradition|
|Conceptual||Analyse||Understand and analyse the specific features of French and German legal families|
|Conceptual||Analyse||Understand and analyse selected topics in the constitutional law of France, Germany and Spain.|