Comparative Law I(HUK303)

Course Code Course Name Semester Theory Practice Lab Credit ECTS
HUK303 Comparative Law I 5 2 0 0 2 3
Admission Requirements
Language of Instruction French
Course Type Compulsory
Course Level Bachelor Degree
Course Instructor(s) Mouloud BOUMGHAR (Email)
Objective The course objective is to demonstrate the important role played by the European Constitutional Courts in contemporary political systems and reflect the mutation of democracy after their creations.
Content Week 1. The concept of constitutional justice

Week 2. History and Characteristics of constitutional justice models

Week 3. Influences of models of constitutional justice

Week 4. The main stages of development of constitutional justice in Europe

Week 5. The composition of European constitutional courts

Week 6.The statute of European constitutional judges

Week 7.A priori and a posteriori constitutional review

Week 8.Midterm exam

Week 9.The types of referral

Week 10.Nature of the reviewed acts

Week 11.Nature of the acts of reference

Week 12. Procedure of constitutional review

Week 13.Contents of the decisions

Week 14. Legal effects of decisions
Course Learning Outcomes The students, following this course, must learn the concept of constitutional justice, the stages of the birth of the European constitutional courts, their structure and their functions.
Teaching and Learning Methods
References P. AVRIL et J. GICQUEL, Le Conseil constitutionnel, Montchrestien, coll. Clefs.

L. FAVOREU, Les cours constitutionnelles, Que sais-je ?, n° 2293.

M. FROMONT, La justice constitutionnelle dans le monde, Dalloz.

F. HAMON, Le contrôle de constitutionnalité des lois en France et à l’étranger, Documentation française, Documents d’études.

D. ROUSSEAU, La justice constitutionnelle en Europe, Monchrestien, coll. Clefs.

C. GREWE, O. JOUANJAN, E. MAULIN, et P. WACHSMAN (Sous la direction de), La notion de "justice constitutionnelle", Dalloz.
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No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Recognizing fundamental legal concepts, defining, interpreting and using them.
2 Recognizing fundamental disciplines of law and their content, including legislation, case-law and the doctrine in the relevant discipline.
3 Recognizing positive norms in the legislation and being able to define and explain the principals of methodology.
4 Being able to determine, identify and restate legal problems.
5 Being able to use legal interpretation principals in an efficient manner in order to analyse and resolve a legal problem and in order to develop a strategy.
6 Being able to conduct academic researches on legal problems and to propose solutions.
7 Assuming responsibility individually or collectively for resolving complicated legal problems.
8 Being able to criticise positive norms of the law system.
9 Being able to explain technical legal knowledge 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.
10 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.
11 Being able to conduct comparative academic researches between different law systems.
12 Respecting human rights and universal principals and notions of law.
13 Respecting the ethical standarts, good faith, fairness and equity principals.
14 Being sensitive to social problems, democracy, laicism and rule of law principal.
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