January 2014
    Law No.: LAW7610
    Sched. No.: 114110009

French Public and Private Law (SC)
Section 1
X
Gore, Marie



Administrative Information:
During SIS enrollment, check on SIS for real-time enrollment numbers
Days, Times (Room):MTWR, - (TBA)
Credits:1Type:J-term
Capacity:28 **This information is current as of 04/21/2014 06:15:12 AM**
Current Enrollment:23 **This information is current as of 04/21/2014 06:15:12 AM**

Course Description:

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