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Introduction to Common Law (5 ECTS)

Lecturer(s): prof. mr. F. Brandsma, mr. P.A.J. van den Berg (coordinator)

When: Block 2

Brief course description:
The course will touch upon the following subjects (at least)

1.the origins of the common law
2.the role of the judge in the common law
3.the role of lawyers in the common law
4.the idea of precedent and judge-made law
5.criminal law in the UK, including the use of the jury and cross-examination
6.contract law in the UK
7.the law of torts in the UK law in the UK law in the UK
10.the UK ‘constitution’.

Teaching method: Lectures, although there will be room for questions and discussion as necessary.

Assessment: Written exam (essay questions)

*Official course information and schedules during the academic year can be found in Ocasys.

Last modified:13 August 2018 12.01 p.m.