Courses for 2013/2014

CourseInstructorCredits
Academic Legal Writing and Research
This course is designed for students who are already familiar with the basics of academic writing but aim to improve their academic legal writing skills. Issues covered include: techniques to avoid ...
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Accountability for War Crimes
Individuals are increasingly subject to prosecution for violations of international humanitarian law (the law of armed conflict), both in national courts and, now more prominently, in international ...
2
Accountability for War Crimes
Individuals are increasingly subject to prosecution for violations of international humanitarian law (the law of armed conflict), both in national courts and, now more prominently, in international ...
2
Anglo-American Legal Concepts
The structure, methodology, and some institutions of the Anglo-American legal system differ considerably from the "civil law" of Europe, South America, and parts of Asia. Since IBL program ...
1
Archives, Evidence and Human Rights
The Open Society Archives (www.osaarchivum.org), one of the most significant Cold War and human rights archives in the world, offers a two-credit interdisciplinary course to the students of the Human Rights ...
2
Archives, Evidence and Human Rights
The Open Society Archives (www.osaarchivum.org), one of the most significant Cold War and human rights archives in the world, offers a two-credit interdisciplinary course to the students of the Human Rights ...
2
Capital Markets and Securities Regulation
The aim of this two-credit course is to provide the students with a solid understanding of the fundamental institutions, problems and solutions connected to the world of capital markets and in particular ...
2
Children's Rights
The course will address the question if there is genuine need to have special human rights instruments for specific groups including children ? Further the universal/local dilemma will be discussed with ...
1
Children's Rights
The course will address the question if there is genuine need to have special human rights instruments for specific groups including children ? Further the universal/local dilemma will be discussed with ...
1
Civil Rights and Liberties in the UK
This course examines the protection of human rights in the UK under the Human Rights Act 1998 since its entry into force on 2 October 2000. The course analyses the core provisions of the HRA and the ...
1
Clinical Course
The Comparative Constitutional Law and the Human Rights Programs offer their degrees with a clinical specialization. Students participating in the clinical course will work closely with lawyers, providing ...
Comparative Bankruptcy Law
Bankruptcy law is often unduly neglected irrespective of its crucial role in times of economic growth as well as crisis. Its importance was, for example, noted by UNCITRAL solely in the second half of the ...
1
Comparative Corporate Governance
Inspired by the seminal work of Berle and Means (1932), the corporate governance has time and again been subject of extensive scrutiny and controversy, especially in the 1960s and 1970s. These debates ...
2
Comparative Equality
The course will examine theoretical and practical issues concerning constitutional equality. Subjects covered will include formal vs. substantive equality, discrimination based on race, religion, sex, sexual ...
1
Comparative Federalism
This course will examine federalism from a comparative perspective. This course will examine federalism from a comparative ...
1
Comparative Freedom of Religion
The first part of the course will be taught by Professor Durham, and will introduce students to the international norms that provide for the protection of freedom of religion or belief. The second part of ...
2
Comparative Law of Sales
International trade in goods is one of the major drivers of modern economies. Sales Law, which applies to most purchases and sales of tangible personal property, is a sub-category of contract law adapted to ...
1
Comparative Secured Transactions
The course is a comparative survey of leading secured transactions laws (known also as: credit-securing law or personal property security law), one of the sine qua non branches of law of developed market ...
2
Comparative Social Protection
The special character of the course – bringing human rights and business law ideas and students into one class – is based on the collateral interrelationship between social protection and social security on ...
1
Competition Law of the EU
This course aims at giving students an insight in the fundamental principles and techniques of European competition law, with a focus on antitrust (restrictive agreements and dominant positions) and merger ...
1
Computer Based Legal Research
Structure of the course: The course comprises of 1 one-hour in-class instruction and the completion of emailed, take-home assignments. The aim of the course is to teach the students how to find legal ...
  • S.J.D. candidates
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Constitution Building in Africa
History has seen several waves of constitution-building in the 20th Century with an unparalleled bloom starting in the 1990ies after the fall of the Berlin wall. And while experts recently announced the end ...
1
Constitution Building in Africa
History has seen several waves of constitution-building in the 20th Century with an unparalleled bloom starting in the 1990ies after the fall of the Berlin wall. And while experts recently announced the end ...
1
Constitutional Adjudication
The course will deal with the distinction between the scope of rights, their limits and the limits on the limits. We will discuss questions concerning scope of rights, definite or prima facia characters of ...
1
Constitutional Rights in a Comparative Perspective
Addressing the special interests of students in the Human Rights Program, the course offers comparative insights into systems of rights protection in the United States, Canada, France, Germany, the United ...
1
Constitutions and Constitution-making in Europe
This course compares basic notions and institutions of select European constitutional systems. Constitution-making in France, Germany and post-communist democracies is discussed in terms of its broader ...
1
Consumer Protection
A continuous, hefty expansion of mass distribution of goods and services, the increased volume of cross-border commerce, and the growing unbalance in the bargaining powers of producers and consumers ...
1
Contracts - Introduction with a Focus on Civil Law
This course is designed to bring closer to the students the European contract law through examining the principles and institutions common to the main European legal systems. ...
1
Contracts - Introduction with Focus on Common Law
The course covers the main features of common law contracts. The course covers the main features of common law contracts. After a ...
1
Courts in Dialogue
International judicial dialogue has grown to become an essential feature of the international human rights regime. The course will explore the advantages and limits of international judicial cooperation ...
1