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.
This module 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.
This module 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.
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 Financial Crimes Investigator Certificate blends criminal justice with forensic accounting, giving you the skills to successfully identify and stem the tide of small financial crimes in your workplace before it becomes a tsunami. You will receive college credit for this six-course certificate.
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.
This module 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.
This module 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.
Criminologia Forense - Qualification awarded: Diploma d'Especialització/Diploma de Postgrau (Degree Universitat Barcelona)
This module 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.
This three-part programme includes the courses "Democratic Governance", "Civic Engagement" and "Participation and Environmental Policy". The courses are all taught by subject-specific specialists and combine lectures, workshops, time for preparation and revision, as well as several excursions.
This course will introduce participants to the complex political economy of financing for education and explore the current discourses and funding mechanisms and their implications for equitable access to quality education opportunities globally.
The Faculty of Law at LMU Munich - one of the leading law schools in Germany- offers a unique summer program for law students and young lawers from arond the world. The course takes place in the heart of Munich and provides an in-depth introduction to German and European law.