COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


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Course Name
Economic Law
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
LAW 290
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
6
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator -
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The acquisition of knowledge on basic economic theories
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Connect law and economics
  • Evaluate connection between basic concepts of economy and law
  • interpret economic aspect of property, tortious act, contract and crime and punishment
  • Assess litigation and judicial procedures at the economy level
  • Understand legal and economic aspects of competition law, market regulations, taxation and welfare state
  • Interpret the relation between theories of economy and law
  • Evaluate the source of economic theories and theirs’ relation to legal institutions
  • Interpret current economic debates from a legal point of view
Course Content Basic notions of economy will be explained. Propoerty, tortious act, contract, crime and punishment and economic and legal analysis of the litigation and judicial procedures will be assessed. Competition law, market regulations, taxation and welfare state regulations will be approached from legal and economic point of view. In this way an economic analysis of law will be reached.

 



Course Category

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

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Relation between law and economics Related parts of the notes given by the lecturer
2 Basic notions of economy - I Related parts of the notes given by the lecturer
3 Basic notions of economy - II Related parts of the notes given by the lecturer
4 Property law - I Related parts of the notes given by the lecturer
5 Property law - II Related parts of the notes given by the lecturer
6 Tortious act Related parts of the notes given by the lecturer
7 Law of contracts Related parts of the notes given by the lecturer
8 Crime and punishment Related parts of the notes given by the lecturer
9 Litigation and judicial process Related parts of the notes given by the lecturer
10 Midterm
11 Law of competition Related parts of the notes given by the lecturer
12 Market regulations Related parts of the notes given by the lecturer
13 Taxation Related parts of the notes given by the lecturer
14 Social welfare state regulations Related parts of the notes given by the lecturer
15 Current developments concerning economy Related parts of the notes given by the lecturer
16 Review of the semester
Course Textbooks

Cooter, Robert and Ulen, Thomas, "Law and Economics, 6th edition" (2016). Berkeley Law Books. 2.

VELJANOVSKI CENTO, “The Economics of Law Second Edition”, (2006), Great Britain, The Institute of Economic Affairs, 

References

Parkin Michael, Powel Melaine, Matthews Kent, Essential Economics, European Edition, Pearson, 2012, Essex

Ippolito, R.A. (2005): Economics for Lawyers, Princeton University Press, Princeton and Oxford

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
1
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
40
Final / Oral Exam
1
50
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
1
55
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
1
45
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
1
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
15
Final / Oral Exam
1
20
    Total
98

 

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