COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Roman Law
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
HUK 102
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
3
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Service Course
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s)
Course Objectives The objective of this course is to teach the institutions, principles and concepts of the Roman Law which is the foundation of Turkish and Continental European Law and to develop the legal understanding and the ability of legal interpretation of the student.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • define the institution of the Roman Law and their contemporary equivalent,
  • analyze the different constitutional periods of Rome and the sources of the law at these periods,
  • make legal assessment of the capacity of rights and capacity to act according the status of the people,
  • explain the main principles of Roman law of property and the main legal institutions such as the ownership, the possession and the servitudes,
  • explain the type of contracts, the liabilities arising from the contracts and the concept of tort in Roman Law and relate with the regulations of similar institutions of modern Law
Course Description The main focus and aim of this course is to examine the importance the historical developments of Roman Law, the basic concepts of Roman Law, the concepts of “person, capacity, ownership, possession, servitudes, contracts, the conditions of valid contracts and tort.

 



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 Required Materials
1 Introduction of Roman Law and the importance of Roman Law Roma Hukuku Dersleri Önzöz; s. 116-120; http://hukuk.deu.edu.tr/dosyalar/dergiler/ ilk/yil2sayi2/yil2sayi2/ayiter2.pdf
2 The Constitutional History of Rome Roma Hukuku Dersleri s. 1-40
3 The presentations on Law of Twelve Tables Personal research
4 The Constitutional History of Rome Roma Hukuku Dersleri s. 1-40
5 The sources of Roman Law Roma Hukuku Dersleri s. 41-115
6 Law of Persons – Status Civitatis, Status Libertatis Roma Hukuku Dersleri s. 140 - 155
7 Mid-Term
8 Law of Persons – Status Libertatis ve Status Familae Status Libertatis ve Status Familae (Roma Hukuku Dersleri s. 155 - 166)
9 Law Of Persons – The capacity to act Roma Hukuku Dersleri s. 155 – 166; s. 183 – 199.
10 Law of Property – The concepts of ownership and possession Roma Özel Hukukunun Ana Hatları s. 103 - 122
11 Law of Property – Acquisition of ownership Roma Özel Hukukunun Ana Hatları s. 133 - 167
12 Law of Property – The servitudes Roma Özel Hukukunun Ana Hatları s. 168 - 184
13 Law of Obligations – Term presentations Roma Özel Hukukunun Ana Hatları s. 206 - 274
14 Law of Obligations – Term presentations Roma Özel Hukukunun Ana Hatları s. 206 - 274
15 Review of the semester
16 Final Exam
Course Notes/Textbooks

Belgin Erdoğmuş, Bülent Tahiroğlu: Roma Hukuku Dersleri, İstanbul 2010.

Paul Koschaker, Kudret Ayiter: Roma Özel Hukukunun Ana Hatları, Ankara, 1977

Suggested Readings/Materials

Barry Nicholas, An Introduction to Roman Law, Oxford University Press, 2010.

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
4
20
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
2
30
Final Exam
1
50
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
6
50
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
50
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
1
2
2
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
4
2
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
2
6
Final Exams
1
20
    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

To be able to solve the legal problems with an analytic and integral point of view.

X
3

To be able to evaluate the legal knowledge and abilities obtained with a critical approach.

X
4

To be able to evaluate the developments in legal theory and practice by monitoring local, international and interdisciplinary dimensions.

X
5

To be able to have awareness of social, professional and scientific principles of ethic behaviour.

X
6

To be able to take responsibility in solving problems by creative and innovative thinking.

X
7

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.

X
8

Working efficiently and effectively, learning how to be a team member, taking responsibilities, being open minded, constructive, open to criticism and having self confidence

X
9

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

10

To be able to inform the related persons and institutions about legal matters both verbally and in written.

11

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

X
12

To be able to use 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