Study programme and level
|Lectures||Seminar||Tutorial||Druge oblike študija||Individual Work||ECTS|
Basic knowledge of English.
Content (Syllabus outline)
Overview of Legal English Terminology in the key areas of law: constitutional law, contract law and real property law, commercial law, criminal law.
Objectives and competences
Basic knowledge of legal terminology in the key areas of law;
Presentation of characteristics of Anglo-saxon law and institutions;
Ability to use Legal English terminology during the legal studies, the ability to use the terminology when analyzing and writing legal texts.
Intended learning outcomes
Knowledge and understanding:
Students will develop the following general competences:
- the ability to understand and apply basic legal terminology in the key areas of law
- the ability to understand the importance of legal terminology for the legal studies and for the legal practice
- the ability to understand the importance of comparative law and institutions
- the ability to read and analyze legal texts
- the ability to apply legal terminology, when analyzing legal texts.
Students will develop the following specific competences:
- they will learn how to access and study from the sources of various international legal databases
- they will learn the method of case-studies.
Learning and teaching methods
Individual work of students
Work with the texts
- written exam (80%)
- in-class participation (20%)
- seminar papers (optional).
– Amy Krois – Lindner, International Legal English, Cambridge University Press 2006.
– Pravni terminološki slovarček (študijsko gradivo).
– Zbirka pomembnih primerov različnih vrhovnih in ustavnih sodišč (EU in ZDA).
NAHTIGAL, Matjaž. Toward the new global development consensus : (how to restructure the current international legal trade regime). V: International law 1989-2010 : a performance appraisal. Cambridge: Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge, 2010-. http://www.esil-en.law.cam.ac.uk/Media/Draft_Papers/Agora/Nahtigal.pdf. [COBISS.SI-ID 30029917]
NAHTIGAL, Matjaž. Learning from Doha : can development be operationalized in international economic law?. V: MATHIAS, D. Stephen (ur.). International law as law : proceedings of the 103rd annual meeting, March 25 – 28, 2009, Washington, DC. Washington: American Society of International Law, cop. 2010, str. 421-422. [COBISS.SI-ID 30139741]
NAHTIGAL, Matjaž. From transition to the European integration : institutional transformation of the countries in Central and Eastern Europe. Saarbrücken: VDM Verlag Dr. Müller, 2008. 190 str. ISBN 978-3-639-07264-8. [COBISS.SI-ID 27604061]