LAW104 Civil Law II

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
T P
LAW104 Civil Law II 2 2 5 Thursday 9:00 - 11:50
Prerequisite It is a prerequisite to
Lecturer Fahira Brodlija Office Hours / Room / Phone
E-mail fbrodlija@ius.edu.ba
Assistant Expert in practice Irma Mešić Assistant E-mail imesic@ius.edu.ba
Course Objectives This required course complements, completes, and reinforces the instructional materials in LAW 103, Civil Law I.
Textbook 1. Understanding Familiy Law, 2004, ME Rodgers; Cavendish Publishing Limited, The Glass House, UK. 2. International Family Law, An introduction, 2005, Barbara Stark; Ashgate Publishing Limited, England. 3. “Family law, text, cases and materials”, Sonnia Haris Short, Joanna Miles (2011); Oxford University. 4. Materials provided by the lecturer.
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. Identify main determinants of family law.
  2. Compare family law institutes in various legal systems.
  3. Understanding of the basic institutes of family law.
  4. Analyze specific cases from the practice of family law.
  5. Discuss issues arising from the family law.
Teaching Methods Ex cathedra lectures with active class participation, discussions, practical exercises
WEEK TOPIC REFERENCE
Week 1 Introduction to the family law. 3rd book Chapter 1; PP. 1-26
Week 2 Marriage. Partnerships other than marriage. 1st book Chapter 1; PP. 1-15; 2nd book Chapter 1&2; PP. 13-53
Week 3 Nullity and legal separation. The law on divorce. Property and finance on divorce and without divorce. Divorce/Marital status. Divorce/maintenance and support. Divorce/property distribution. 1st book Chapter 2,3,4&5; PP. 15-87 2nd book Chapter 4,5&6; PP75-137
Week 4 Child support. 1st book Chapter 6; PP 107-129 2nd book Chapter 10; PP 205-227
Week 5 Fundamental principles of the law relating to children. 3rd book Chapter 8; PP 521 - 580
Week 6 Midterm preparation.
Week 7 Mid-term exam Covers the preceding material
Week 8 The law relating children. The private law relating to children. The public law relating to children. 1st book Chapter 8,9&10; PP 147-245
Week 9 Becoming a legal parent and the consequences of leal parenthood. Parental responsability. 3rd book Chapter 9&10; PP 581-713
Week 10 Child protection. 3rd book Chapter 12; PP 803-887
Week 11 Child custody and abduction. 2nd book Chapter 9; PP 181-205
Week 12 Adoption. 1st book Chapter 11; PP 245-259 3rd book Chapter 13; PP 955-968
Week 13 Domestic violence. 1st book Chapter 7; PP 129-147 2nd book Chapter 11; PP 227-249 3rd book Chapter 4; PP 203-282
Week 14 Human rights of the family and human rights of individuals within the family. 2nd book Chapter 12; PP 249-269
Week 15 Final exam preparation.
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Exam 1 35 1,2,3,4,5
Semester Evaluation Compenents
Midterm exam 1 25 1,2,3
Case analyzis and presentation 1 15 1,2,3,4,5
Presentation 1 5 1,2,3,4,5
Debate 2 10 1,2,3,4,5
Homework 2 10 1,2,3,4
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
Lecture Hours 3 15 45 In-term Exam Study 3 5 15
Assignments 2 10 20 Final Exam Study 3 5 15
Home Study 2 15 30
        Total Workload Hours = 125
*T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 5
Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 21/02/2020
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