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030525 KU English for Lawyers (USA) (2021W)

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
ON-SITE

Registration/Deregistration

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

Details

max. 52 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Tuesday 12.10. 18:00 - 20:00 Seminarraum SEM10 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, 1.OG
Tuesday 19.10. 18:00 - 20:00 Seminarraum SEM10 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, 1.OG
Tuesday 16.11. 18:00 - 20:00 Seminarraum SEM10 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, 1.OG
Tuesday 23.11. 18:00 - 20:00 Seminarraum SEM10 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, 1.OG
Tuesday 30.11. 18:00 - 20:00 Seminarraum SEM10 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, 1.OG
Tuesday 07.12. 18:00 - 20:00 Seminarraum SEM10 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, 1.OG
Tuesday 14.12. 18:00 - 20:00 Seminarraum SEM10 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, 1.OG
Tuesday 11.01. 18:00 - 20:00 Seminarraum SEM10 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, 1.OG
Tuesday 18.01. 18:00 - 20:00 Seminarraum SEM10 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, 1.OG

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

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


Association in the course directory

Last modified: Fr 08.10.2021 09:27