Introduction to Law and Legal Systems

Level: 
Master's
CEU code: 
LEGS 5102
CEU credits: 
2
ECTS credits: 
4
Module: 
I
Academic year: 
2009/2010
Start and end dates: 
19 Aug 2009 - 10 Sep 2009
Co-hosting Unit(s) [if applicable]: 
Department of Legal Studies
Instructor(s): 
Tibor Tajti
Additional information: 
Mandatory for students with non-law-school degree
Assessment : 
Pass-fail written examination (closed book)

Topics:

  1. The legal families and their basic features
  2. Domestic versus international law – including an insight into the law of the European Union and the World Trade Organization
  3. Public versus private law: typology, function and connection to business (e.g., the rule of law and business)
  4. Introduction to property law
  5. Introduction to contract and tort law
  6. Introduction to commercial law
  7. Introduction to criminal law
  8. Introduction to competition law
  9. Introduction to alternative dispute resolution
  10. Introduction to corporate law and intellectual property law