Law No.: LAW7610
Sched. No.: 113110017
French Public and Private Law (SC)
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|Capacity:||21 **This information is current as of 05/17/2013 06:18:20 AM**|
|Current Enrollment:||21 **This information is current as of 05/17/2013 06:18:20 AM**|
This January Term course meets in Paris, Tue-Thu, January 8-10, and Mon-Wed, January 14-16.
This short course will study the following topics:
NOTE: Laptops are not allowed during class sessions.
- The various sources of French Law (expansion and diversification): French Civil Code, International and European sources, increasing significance of case law and the impact of the European Convention of Human Rights, constitutional issues.
- Towards a European Civil Code: difficulties and perspectives
- Jurisdictions and procedural issues
- Basic principles of contracts and new directions (good faith), key notions on torts (recent trends in case law) and modern trends in family law (spouse, so-called Pacs, effects of foreign polygamy and repudiation in France, inheritance).
ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENT: Attendance at all class sessions is required. Enrolled students who do not attend the first class session will be dropped.
COURSE REQUIREMENT: Examination