Non-Thesis Master Program in Economic Law

The Principle of Equality in Economic Law(EHYL-377)

Course Code Course Name Semester Theory Practice Lab Credit ECTS
EHYL-377 The Principle of Equality in Economic Law 1 3 0 0 3 6
Prerequisites
Admission Requirements
Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Type Elective
Course Level Masters Degree
Course Instructor(s) Demirhan Burak ÇELİK dbcelik@gsu.edu.tr (Email)
Assistant
Objective The aim of this class is, after outlining the concept of the principle of equality, to discuss how different juridictions like Constitutional Court, Court of Cassation, Council of State, Court of Auditors and European Court of Human Rights use and interpret the said principle in cases concerning economic law.
Content Concepts of the principle of equality and the prohibition of discrimination; study of the case law of Constitutional Court, Court of Cassation, Council of State, Court of Auditors and European Court of Human Rights about the principle of equality
Course Learning Outcomes Learning about the major approaches to the principle of equality and the prohobition of discrimination, gaining insight on how different jurisdictions interpret the principle of equality, being able to examine cases in the framework of the principle of equality
Teaching and Learning Methods Lectures, case law study
References Relevant case law of different juridictions
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Theory Topics
Week Weekly Contents
1 Introduction
2 The concept of equality and its history
3 The principle of equality and the prohibition of discrimination in international law documents
4 The principle of equality and the prohibition of discrimination in domestic law
5 The approach of the Turkish Constitutional Court to the principle of equality (general framework)
6 The approach of the European Court of Human Rights to the principle of equality (general framework)
7 Mid-term exam
8 Case law study: Decisions of the Constituional Court (constituional review)
9 Case law study: Decisions of the Constituional Court (individual application)
10 Case law study: Decisions of the Court of Casssation
11 Case law study: Decisions of the Council of State
12 Case law study: Decisions of the Court of Auditors
13 Case law study: Decisions of the European Court of Human Rights
14 Overview
Practice Topics
Week Weekly Contents
Contribution to Overall Grade
  Number Contribution
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade 1 40
Contribution of final exam to overall grade 1 60
Toplam 2 100
In-Term Studies
  Number Contribution
Assignments 0 0
Presentation 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 0 0
Project 0 0
Laboratory 0 0
Other Applications 0 0
Quiz 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0
Reports 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0
Seminar 0 0
Other 0 0
Toplam 0 0
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Recognizing positive norms in economic law and being able to define and explain the principals of methodology, X
2 Being able to determine, identify and restate legal problems, X
3 Being able to use legal interpretation principals in an efficient manner in order to analyze and resolve a legal problem and in order to develop a strategy, X
4 Being able to conduct academic researches on legal problems and to propose solutions, X
5 Assuming responsibility individually or collectively for resolving complicated legal problems, X
6 Being able to criticise positive norms of the law system, X
7 Being able to explain technical legal knowledge in economic law in Turkish, French and English verbally or in writing, being able to report personal opinion concerning a legal problem verbally or in writing in a persuasive manner, X
8 Being able to follow up the local and international legal literature, to update technical legal knowledge permanently, to use information technology in an efficient manner in order to achieve these goals, X
9 Being able to conduct comparative academic researches between different law systems, X
10 Being able to explain and utilize academic study methodologies in order to conduct academic research on a certain legal problem. X
Activities Number Period Total Workload
Class Hours 14 3 42
Working Hours out of Class 14 2 28
Assignments 0 0 0
Presentation 0 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 15 2 30
Project 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Other Applications 0 0 0
Final Examinations (including preparation) 20 2 40
Quiz 0 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0 0
Reports 0 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0
Total Workload 140
Total Workload / 25 5,60
Credits ECTS 6
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