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030356 KU Introduction to English Contract and Tort Law (2019W)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 3 - Rechtswissenschaften
Continuous assessment of course work

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Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first serve).

Details

max. 25 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Wednesday 09.10. 17:00 - 20:00 Seminarraum SEM44 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum 4.OG
Wednesday 23.10. 17:00 - 20:00 Seminarraum SEM44 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum 4.OG
Wednesday 06.11. 17:00 - 20:00 Seminarraum SEM44 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum 4.OG
Wednesday 20.11. 17:00 - 20:00 Seminarraum SEM44 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum 4.OG
Wednesday 04.12. 17:00 - 20:00 Seminarraum SEM44 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum 4.OG
Wednesday 08.01. 17:00 - 20:00 Seminarraum SEM44 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum 4.OG
Wednesday 22.01. 17:00 - 20:00 Seminarraum SEM44 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum 4.OG

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The course provides an introduction into two core topics under English law, contract and tort law, with a view to giving Continental European students an insight into the common law system. It is examined on the basis of a midterm and final exam.

Assessment and permitted materials

2 written exams (1 hour 30 mins each)

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Midterm exam = 40% of total grade
Final exam = 60% of total grade

Which are the lowest prerequisites to pass the course?
Participation and a pass (ie minimum 50%)

Examination topics

Same as the content above

Reading list

Mark Lunney and Ken Oliphant, Tort Law: Text and Materials (5th edn 2013)
Christian Witting, Street on Torts (14th edn 2015)
Andrew Burrows, A Casebook on Contract (4th edn 2013)

Association in the course directory

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