Law No.: LAW7610
Sched. No.: 114110009
French Public and Private Law (SC)
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|Days, Times (Room):||MTWR, - (TBA) |
|Capacity:||28 **This information is current as of 04/18/2014 06:15:33 AM**|
|Current Enrollment:||23 **This information is current as of 04/18/2014 06:15:33 AM**|
This January Term course meets in Paris, France, Tuesday-Thursday, January 7-9, and Monday-Wednesday, January 13-15, with a mandatory opening dinner and orientation program on Monday January 6.
This course will study the following topics:
· 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.
· 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).
NOTE: Laptops are not allowed during class sessions.
ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENT: Attendance at all class sessions and site visits is mandatory. Enrolled students who do not attend the first class session will be dropped.
COURSE REQUIREMENT: Examination