LAW302 Property Law II

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
T P
LAW302 Property Law II 3 1 5 Monday, 09:00 - 11:50, AF1.17
Prerequisite LAW301 It is a prerequisite to
Lecturer Andrea Zubović-Devedžić Office Hours / Room / Phone
E-mail adevedzic@ius.edu.ba
Assistant Assistant E-mail
Course Objectives In this course, building upon the foundations of property law that were established during the Law of Property I course, we will analyze the concept of 'ownership' and its sub-categories, such as ownership of movable and immovable property, co-ownership and collective property. We will also analyze servitude encumbrance of real estate and security interests.
Textbook "1. Property Law: Commentary and Materials (Law in Context), Alison Clark and Paul Kohler, Cambridge University Press, 2005 – selected excerpts; 2. Comparative Secured Transactions Law, Tibor Tajti, Akademiai Kiado (May 1, 2002) – selected excerpts."
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. Remember the basics of the concept of ownership and its sub-categories;
  2. Understand the principles of ownership and of restricted rights in rem, and secured transactions;
  3. Apply the knowledge of the function of secured transactions in difference jurisdictions;
  4. Analyze the functions and the types of secured transactions comparatively;
  5. Evaluate the importance and purpose of secured transactions in business.
Teaching Methods The course will involve a combination of lectures and class discussions.
WEEK TOPIC REFERENCE
Week 1 Introduction to Property Law II course; Repetition of the Property Law I course N/A
Week 2 Possession Clark, Kohler, pages 259 - 296
Week 3 Ownership - Part I: Obtaining ownership I Clark, Kohler, pages 381 - 393, 406 - 413
Week 4 Ownership - Part II: Obtaining ownership II Clark, Kohler, pages 448 - 479
Week 5 Ownership - Part III: Protection of ownership rights and the termination of ownership Law on Property Rights
Week 6 The restricted rights in rem, easement, usufruct - Part I Law on Property Rights
Week 7 The restricted rights in rem, easement, usufruct - Part II Law on Property Rights
Week 8 Mid-term exam week
Week 9 Secured transactions and security interests - introduction Tajti, pages 33 - 60, 82 - 92
Week 10 Secured transactions in North America - US Tajti, pages 141 - 182
Week 11 Secured transactions in Europe - England Tajti, pages 233 - 260
Week 12 Secured transactions in Europe - Germany Tajti, pages 261 - 298
Week 13 Secured transactions in Bosnia and Herzegovina Law on Property Rights
Week 14 Security interests in bankruptcy proceedings Bankruptcy Act
Week 15 Students' presentations and the repetition session for the exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Exam 1 35 1,2,3,4,5
Semester Evaluation Compenents
Participation 15 15 1,2,3,4,5
Mid-term exam 1 25 1,2,3,4,5
Research paper 1 15 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
Lectures 3 15 45 Assignments 5 1 5
Research and writing 10 1 10 Final exam study 20 1 20
Home study 2 15 30 Mid-term exam study 15 1 15
        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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