Public law deals with governance relationships between citizens / companies (individuals) and the state. Public law has sub-disciplines such as constitutional law, criminal law and administrative law. Constitutional law looks into the relationships between individual and the state. The latter can be the executive, the legislative and the judiciary. Criminal law deals with crimes committed by individuals and it imposes sanctions in order to assure social justice. Administrative law is the body of law enforced by executive branch that governs the activities of administrative agencies of the government.
Criminologia Forense - Qualification awarded: Diploma d'Especialització/Diploma de Postgrau (Degree Universitat Barcelona)
This introduction to the creation and application of English law begins by asking ‘What is the law?’; teaches you to find, read, interpret and apply the law; and introduces the techniques of practical legal research. Ideal if you’re considering a legal career, it provides a brief overview of constitutional principles, criminal law, human rights, and the law of contract and tort. You will then study the terminology and sources of law, legal research and the workings of the European Union (EU) in depth.
This course examines the role of law in the context of modern relationships and family life. This includes issues such as living together, marriage, divorce and the law relating to children, and related issues of tax, family property and inheritance. You will consider the law relating to unmarried and married couples, same sex relationships and extended families (including older relatives) through a series of case studies based on real-life situations. The course deals primarily with the law of England and Wales.
This course builds on the knowledge and skills developed in Understanding law (W200) and examines a further two Foundations of Legal Knowledge: public law and criminal law. Public law considers the relationship between citizen and state; the structure of state institutions; how government action may be challenged (judicial review); the legal values that determine a citizen’s rights and duties; and an outline of civil liberties law.
This course examines the Foundations of Legal Knowledge in land law, equity and trusts. It considers the legal definition of land; the meaning of land ownership; how unregistered and registered titles to land are proved; and rules relating to trusts of land. You’ll also explore co-ownership and rights that can be acquired by third parties over land, including easements, covenants and mortgages – covering freehold and leasehold estates.
This course examines the two Foundations of Legal Knowledge covered by the Law of Obligations: Contract and Tort. In Contract Law you will consider the legal requirements for the formation of a contract together with its content. You will study the law relating to exclusion of liability, discharge from a contract and the remedies available for breach of contract and misrepresentation. In the Law of Tort you will consider the basis of tortious liability and specific torts such as negligence, nuisance and trespass
This course considers the characteristics of modern employment law relating to individuals. It looks at the characteristics of a contract of employment and issues relating to claims for breach of contract, unfair dismissal and redundancy. It also examines discrimination legislation relating to employment rights, and how the law has developed ‘family-friendly’ rights to employees.
The objective of this course is to provide you with an understanding of the legal basis underpinning the creation of human rights standards and organs through the prism of topics considered a priority on the international human rights agenda. By the end of the course you will be able to analyse the impact of international and national politics on the structures and functions of human rights mechanisms, be able to critically evaluate the existing system, and identify current and potential strategies for effective functioning within it.
The Columbia Summer Program is a cooperation between Columbia University Law School, Leiden University Law School and the University of Amsterdam Law School.
The online Criminal Justice minor and certificate program at Saint Louis University complements your major field of study by preparing you for leadership and management positions within any organization that has a need to minimize risks associated with criminal or terrorist activities.
Geneva has long been one of the world’s capitals of international law and the headquarters of international institutions dedicated to human rights. This inspiring context naturally led to the focus and strength of the University of Geneva in international human right laws and policies.
The course introduces participants to the linkages between business and human rights from a variety of (legal, regulatory, and policy) perspectives. The content and implementation of the 2011 UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights take a center stage. Participants become familiar with the main actors in business and human rights, and their respective duties and responsibilities.