[ 101INTRCLLV13 ] VL (*)Selected Topics: Common Law Legal Order/US Bankruptcy Law

Es ist eine neuere Version 2022W dieser LV im Curriculum Diploma programme Diploma programme Law 2024W vorhanden.
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Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
1,5 ECTS D - Diploma programme Law Walter Buchegger 1 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Diploma programme Law 2016W
Objectives Knowledge of selected topics from the Common Law Legal Order (e.g. Alternative Dispute Resolution and Contract Law) as well as US Bankruptcy Law.
Subject Discussion of most important features of the Common Law Legal Order. The main goal of the course is to give the students a basic insight to the Legal Order of Common Law. A special focus is on the differences between civil law (Austria, Germany) and common law countries (USA, UK) generally. The following topics will be dealt with in detail: Sources of Law, Dispute Resolution, System of Stare Decisis, Basics of US Law, Federal Law and State Law, Contract Law and US Bankruptcy Law. Another focus is given to case law; landmark cases decided by the USSC.
Criteria for evaluation Oral Exam
Methods Lecture
Language English
Study material Lloyd Bonfield, American Law and the American Legal System
Changing subject? No
Corresponding lecture (*)101INTRICLV12: VO Introduction to the Common Law Legal Order (1,5ECTS)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants -
Assignment procedure Direct assignment