COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Law of Advocacy
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
HUK 400
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
4
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s)
Course Objectives The main objective of the 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;
  • The students who succeeded in this course; - Will be aware of importance of the characteristics and independence of advocacy profession
  • Will have knowledge about how the profession works in general
  • Will be able to analyze obligations and liabilities of an advocate ( before mandatory, before court, before colleagues)
  • Will internalize the application of criminal and disciplinary liability
  • Will evaluate its relationship and the difference with other 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 The definiton of the advocacy profession, its differences comparing other professions, its legal characteristics Attorney's act, law of criminal procedure, code of civil procedure
2 Independence of advocates Attorney's act, law of criminal procedure, code of civil procedure
3 Conditions when accepting into profession, execution forms Attorney's act, law of criminal procedure, code of civil procedure
4 Lawyer client relation, lawyer's liabilities from this relation Attorney's act, law of criminal procedure, code of civil procedure
5 Lawyer client relation, lawyer's obligations from this relation - I Attorney's act, law of criminal procedure, code of civil procedure
6 Lawyer client relation, lawyer's obligations from this relation - II Attorney's act, law of criminal procedure, code of civil procedure
7 Lawyer client relation, lawyer's obligations from this relation - III Attorney's act, law of criminal procedure, code of civil procedure
8 Midterm Exam Attorney's act can be used during exam
9 Lawyer court relation, lawyer's obligations from this relation I Attorney's act, law of criminal procedure, code of civil procedure
10 Lawyer court relation, lawyer's obligations from this relation II Attorney's act, law of criminal procedure, code of civil procedure
11 Lawyer's obligations from the status of the profession Attorney's act, law of criminal procedure, code of civil procedure
12 Lawyer's obligations from the colleagues and trade bodies Attorney's act, law of criminal procedure, code of civil procedure
13 Lawyer's liability Attorney's act, law of criminal procedure, code of civil procedure
14 Lawyer's rights from the relation with client Attorney's act, law of criminal procedure, code of civil procedure
15 Review of semester
16 Final Exam
Course Notes/Textbooks

Meral SUNGURTEKİN ÖZKAN : Avukatlık Mesleği Avukatın Hak ve Yükümlükleri, İzmir 2012.

Suggested Readings/Materials

Semih Güner: Avukatlık Hukuku, Ankara 2011.

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

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

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
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
-
-
0
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
-
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
1
36
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
Final Exams
1
36
    Total
120

 

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.

X
10

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

X
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) .

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