COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Law of Advocacy
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
HUK 463
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
3
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course Discussion
Problem Solving
Q&A
Lecture / Presentation
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s)
Course Objectives The main aim of this course is to have a general knowledge about the profession of advocacy in consideration of regulations, basic principles and rules.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Explain the nature of the legal profession.
  • Define the limits of the advocate’s legal rights and remedies
  • Analyze the advocate’s professional relations with the clients, the courts, and the colleagues
  • Discuss the advocate’s legal, criminal and disciplinary liabilities.
  • Compare its status with other legal professions
Course Description This course deals with the legal regulations related to the profession of law, relations between lawyer and client, types of advocacy organizations, changes in profession, specialization, rights and obligations of lawyer, ethics/professional rules.

 



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 Required Materials
1 Definition of the advocacy profession, its differences comparing other professions, its legal characteristics Meral Sungurtekin Özkan, Avukatlık Mesleği Avukatın Hak ve Yükümlülükleri, Fakülteler Kitabevi, 2012, p.1-6.
2 Dealing with various aspects of advocate’s independence Meral Sungurtekin Özkan, Avukatlık Mesleği Avukatın Hak ve Yükümlülükleri, p.58-123.
3 The requirements for admission to the profession, execution form Meral Sungurtekin Özkan, Avukatlık Mesleği Avukatın Hak ve Yükümlülükleri, p.146-175.
4 Lawyer-client relation (characteristics and features of legal service agreement), introduction to lawyer's liabilities arisen from this relation Meral Sungurtekin Özkan, Avukatlık Mesleği Avukatın Hak ve Yükümlülükleri, p.379-412.
5 Lawyer-client relation, lawyer's obligation arisen from this relation Meral Sungurtekin Özkan, Avukatlık Mesleği Avukatın Hak ve Yükümlülükleri, p.415- 456.
6 Lawyer-client relation, lawyer's obligation arisen from this relation Meral Sungurtekin Özkan, Avukatlık Mesleği Avukatın Hak ve Yükümlülükleri, p.457- 483.
7 Lawyer-client relation, lawyer's obligation arisen from this relation Meral Sungurtekin Özkan, Avukatlık Mesleği Avukatın Hak ve Yükümlülükleri, p.484-518.
8 Midterm exam
9 Lawyer-court relation, lawyer's obligations arisen from this relation Meral Sungurtekin Özkan, Avukatlık Mesleği Avukatın Hak ve Yükümlülükleri, p.526-535.
10 Lawyer-court relation, lawyer's obligations arisen from this relation Meral Sungurtekin Özkan, Avukatlık Mesleği Avukatın Hak ve Yükümlülükleri, p.535-543.
11 Lawyer's obligations arisen from the status of the profession Meral Sungurtekin Özkan, Avukatlık Mesleği Avukatın Hak ve Yükümlülükleri, p.543-547.
12 Lawyer's obligations arisen from its status Meral Sungurtekin Özkan, Avukatlık Mesleği Avukatın Hak ve Yükümlülükleri, p.547-550.
13 Lawyer’s obligations arisen from his relation with colleagues and professional union Meral Sungurtekin Özkan, Avukatlık Mesleği Avukatın Hak ve Yükümlülükleri, p.602-607.
14 Lawyer's obligations arisen from his relation with clients Meral Sungurtekin Özkan, Avukatlık Mesleği Avukatın Hak ve Yükümlülükleri, p.203-337.
15 Review of the semester
16 Final exam
Course Notes/Textbooks
Suggested Readings/Materials

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
1
40
Final Exam
1
60
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
40
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
60
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester 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
14
1
14
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
10
Final Exams
1
18
    Total
90

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to possess the knowledge in legal terminology, concepts and principles.

X
2

Solves the legal problems with an analytic and integral point of view.

3

Evaluates the legal knowledge and abilities obtained with a critical approach.

4

Evaluates the developments in legal theory and practice by monitoring local, international and interdisciplinary dimensions.

X
5

Is conscious of social, professional and scientific principles of ethic behaviour.

X
6

Takes responsibility in solving problems by creative and innovative thinking.

7

Interprets the sources of law by ways of legal methodology.

X
8

To be able to interpret the legal norms with a sense of justice respectful to human rights and in the light of principles of democratic, secular and social state of law.

9

To be able to use the daily scientific sources and court judgments in the framework of life time learning approach.

10

Informs the related persons and institutions about legal matters both verbally and in written.

11

Monitors the daily legal information/court decisions and interacts with the colleagues in a foreign language (“European Language Portfolio Global Scale” Level B1).

12

Uses the information and communication technology together with the computer programs in a level required by the area of law (“European Computer Driving Licence, Advanced Level”).

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