LAW106 Roman Law

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
T P
LAW106 Roman Law 2 2 4 Tuesday 09:00-10:50 & Thursday 09:00-09:50
Prerequisite It is a prerequisite to
Lecturer Aliye Fatma Mataraci Office Hours / Room / Phone
Monday:
15:00-17:00 Graduate Students
Tuesday:
11:00-11:50 , 16:00-16:50
Thursday:
15:00-16:50
A F2.18
E-mail amataraci@ius.edu.ba
Assistant Sen. Assist. Mirza Ljubovic Assistant E-mail mljubovic@ius.edu.ba
Course Objectives To provide students with general introduction to the principles of Roman Law; to introduce students to the basic elements of different institutes of Roman Law; to give students an appropriate background for understanding modern law theories; to provide students with in-depth insight of the most important law system of the Ancient world-Roman Law and its reception in the modern world
Textbook Tellegen-Couperus, O.,A short history of Roman Law, Routledge, London, 1990, New York, 1993. Mousourakis, G., Fundamentals of Roman Private Law, Springer Heidelberg New York Dordrecht London, 2012.
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. Remember the basic of Latin language for jurists;
  2. Understand the development of Roman Law and the basic institutes of Roman Law;
  3. Apply the elements of Roman Law in understanding the modern institutes of law;
  4. Analyze the different segments of Roman Law;
  5. Evaluate the influence of Roman Law and its reception in the modern world.
Teaching Methods The course will involve a combination of lectures, class discussions and analyses of case studies.
WEEK TOPIC REFERENCE
Week 1 Introduction to the course
Week 2 1. From monarchy to early republic: General Outline 2. The Law of Persons: Status and Capacities of a Person; Marriage; Guardianship and Curatorship 1. Tellegen-Couperus, O., pg. 3. 2. Mousourakis, G., pg. 85.
Week 3 1. From monarchy to early republic: The state 2. The Law of Property: Definition and Classification of Res; Ownership 1. Tellegen-Couperus, O., pg. 10. 2. Mousourakis, G., pg. 119.
Week 4 1. From monarchy to early republic: The law 2. The Law of Property: Possession; Servitudes; Emphyteusis and Superficies; Real Security 1. Tellegen-Couperus, O., pg. 17. 2. Mousourakis, G., pg. 156.
Week 5 1. The late republic: General Outline 2. The Law of Obligations: The Nature of Obligations; Obligations Arising from Contracts; Real Contracts 1.Tellegen-Couperus, O., pg. 29. 2. Mousourakis, G., pg. 183.
Week 6 1. The late republic: The state 2. The Law of Obligations: Verbal Contracts; Consensual Contracts; Quasi-Contracts 1. Tellegen-Couperus, O., pg. 38. 2. Mousourakis, G., pg. 214.
Week 7 1. The late republic: The law 2. The Law of Obligations: Other Types of Contractual Relationship; Obligations Arising from Delicts; 1. Tellegen-Couperus, O., pg. 48. 2. Mousourakis, G., pg. 244.
Week 8 1. The Principate: General Outline 2. The Law of Obligations: Quasi-Delicts; Other Forms of Delict; Termination of Obligations . 1. Tellegen-Couperus, O., pg. 65. 2. Mousourakis, G., pg. 266.
Week 9 Midterm Exam
Week 10 1. The Principate: The state 2. The Law of Succession: Intestate Succession; Testamentary Succession 1. Tellegen-Couperus, O., pg. 73. 2. Mousourakis, G., pg. 280.
Week 11 1. The Principate: The law 2. The Law of Succession: Acquisition and Administration of the Inheritance; Legacy 1. Tellegen-Couperus, O., pg. 83. 2. Mousourakis, G., pg. 296.
Week 12 1. The Dominate: General Outline 2. The Law of Actions: The Formulary System 1. Tellegen-Couperus, O., pg. 109. 2. Mousourakis, G., pg. 317.
Week 13 1. The Dominate: The state 2. The Law of Actions: The Cognitio Extraordinaria 1. Tellegen-Couperus, O., pg. 116. 2. Mousourakis, G., pg. 333.
Week 14 1. The Dominate: The law 2. The Law of Actions: Resolving Private Disputes Through Arbitration 1. Tellegen-Couperus, O., pg. 124. 2. Mousourakis, G., pg. 337.
Week 15 Review
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Exam 1 40 1,2,3,4,5
Semester Evaluation Compenents
Midterm exam 1 30 1,2,3,4,5
Case Studies 2 10 1,2,3,4,5
Quiz 2 10 1,2,3,4,5
Presentation 1 10 1,2,3,4,5
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
Lecture Hours 3 15 45 Final Exam Study 5 1 5
Case studies 3 2 6 Quiz 2 2 4
Home Study 2 15 30 Presentation 5 1 5
In-term exam study 5 1 5
        Total Workload Hours = 100
*T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 4
Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 27/05/2020
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