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030525 KU English for Lawyers (USA) (2017W)

An Intoduction to the Anglo-American Legal System (s) and to Anglo-American Legal English

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

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Language: English

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!!!ATTENTION: Instead of November 7, 2017 & January 23, 2018 there will be one Saturday lecture on November 4, 2017 (9 am - 2 pm)!!!

Tuesday 10.10. 18:00 - 19:45 Hörsaal U16 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 17.10. 18:00 - 19:45 Hörsaal U16 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 24.10. 18:00 - 19:45 Hörsaal U16 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 31.10. 18:00 - 19:45 Hörsaal U16 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 07.11. 18:00 - 19:45 Hörsaal U16 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 14.11. 18:00 - 19:45 Hörsaal U16 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 21.11. 18:00 - 19:45 Hörsaal U16 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 28.11. 18:00 - 19:45 Hörsaal U16 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 05.12. 18:00 - 19:45 Hörsaal U16 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 12.12. 18:00 - 19:45 Hörsaal U16 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 09.01. 18:00 - 19:45 Hörsaal U16 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 16.01. 18:00 - 19:45 Hörsaal U16 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 23.01. 18:00 - 19:45 Hörsaal U16 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1

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Aims, contents and method of the course

!!!ATTENTION: Instead of November 7, 2017 & January 23, 2018 there will be one Saturday lecture on November 4, 2017 (9 am - 2 pm)!!!

The Vienna Model on Anglo-American Legal English is offering courses on Legal English and the English and American Law Systems in order to help legal and language professionals and students develop special legal language skills that will enable them to be successful in an ever demanding international legal environment. It is a unique opportunity to focus systematically on this issue by offering a set of lectures/courses that will allow you to develop excellence in this field.

Englisch für Juristen (USA) (2 hrs, every semester)
will provide you with a general introduction into the subject matter.
• Case studies,
• video analyses and
• group discussions
will familiarize you with essential basics of the foreign legal system and the foreign legal language. The course is open to law students of all levels, students from other faculties may attend upon permission.

Assessment and permitted materials

oral exam

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

regular course attendance
active class participation
grade "genügend" or better on final test/exam

Examination topics

all topics covered in class

Reading list


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