• Seminar: European Legal Systems – 6635

    Fall 2013




A Candidate who has successfully completed the subject should:

  • Understand the sources and methods of the civil law, particularly in comparison to the Common law, in the context of European integration
  • Understand the purpose and methodology of the harmonization of the laws of Europe and its impact on the civil law/common law distinction
  • Have an understanding of the legal and judicial structures in continental Europe
  • Understand the differing approaches of the common and civil law to constitutional law, Civil and criminal procedure, torts and contracts
  • Have gained experience in the use of civilian sources of law.

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