COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


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Course Name
Roman Law
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
LAW 102
Spring
3
0
3
6
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The objective of this course is to know and compare Roman Law, which became a source for Turkish Law, and its institution, principles, and concepts to Turkish Law.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Know Roman law institutions-identify Roman political history and the relation between law institutions
  • Case right relations ın terms of Roman Law and exhibit properties of judging system
  • In Roman law, the concept of debt-for-contracts the characteristics of the type of contract-contract to an end - and tort liability
  • In Roman law, recognize the concept of ındıvıdual and family
  • Identify the basic concepts of property law in Rome and learn the difference between today's law
  • Review of Roman inheritance law and learn how to find to difference between today's law
Course Content This course introduces the importance and the historical development of Roman Law; basic concepts of Roman Law, types of law, concept of person and capacity in Roman Law, subjective rights, Actio and Exceptio, legal transactions and agreements in general, validation requirements, illegal transactions, Bonos Mores.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction to Roman Law
2 The Political History of "Rome" Chapter I (Borkowski)
3 The Historical Developments in Roman Law Chapter II (Borkowski)
4 The Sources of Roman Law Chapter II (Borkowski)
5 The Roman Litigation Chapter III (Borkowski)
6 Law of Persons Part II Chapter IV (Borkowski)
7 Status Libertatis - Civitatis - Familae Chapter IV - V (Borkowski)
8 Mid - Exam
9 Law of Property Chapter VI (Borkowski)
10 Law of Property Chapter VII (Borkowski)
11 Law of Inheritance Chapter VIII (Borkowski)
12 Law of Obligations - Presentations Part IV (Borkowski)
13 Law of Obligations - Presentations Part IV (Borkowski)
14 Law of Obligations - Presentations Part IV (Borkowski)
15 Review of Semester
16 Final exam
Course Textbooks

Paul du Plessis, Borkowski's Textbook on Roman Law, Oxford University Press, 2015

References

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
1
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
20
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
30
Final / Oral Exam
1
40
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
1
60
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
1
40
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
Study Hours Out of Class
15
3
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
35
Final / Oral Exam
1
50
    Total
178

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Qualifications / Outcomes
* Level of Contribution
1
2
3
4
5
1 To solve problems, to have analytical and holistic viewpoint and to develop strategic thinking as a principle in the field of law X
2 It is aimed to graduate students whom are able to critique what they have already learn in the field of law, adopting lifelong learning and continuously developing themselves X
3 It is aimed to graduate students whom are able to analyze and interpret their academic knowledge and express their solutions regarding legal problems both oral and written X
4 It is aimed to graduate students whom are able to understand the legal concepts and ideas in both national and multinational settings and practice cross disciplinary and comparative analysis X
5 To be aware of principles of social, occupational, and legal ethics X
6 To create solutions with creative and innovative motives when coming across with unexpected legal situations, and be able to apply the academic gain during new and unconventional occasions X
7 Acquiring leadership qualifications and applying them successfully X
8 Working efficiently and effectively, learning how to be a team member, taking responsibilities, being open minded, constructive, vulnerable to criticism and having self confidence X
9 To be able to reach the latest scientific resources, court decisions and other sources of law and be able to transfer the academic knowledge to real life with both national and international thinking X
10 To know and act according to the social, scientific and ethical values under any circumstances such as data collection, interpretation, announcing and practicing regarding legal, social and political progress X
11 To be able to use a foreign language as fluent as possible for both pursuing the legal information and court decisions and developing proper communication with colleagues from other countries, ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1) X
12 Above average in both written and spoken of a second foreign language X
13 Able to use computer programs and technology to an adequate level required by the field of law ("European Computer Driving License", Advanced Level") X

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest