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.
Justice is to be done regardless of money, race, etc., but also regardless of gender. However, the law, including international law, is not a perfect system, and just like the people who made it, it is biased. This interactive, one-week course will look at law from a gender perspective, encompassing cis, gay, trans and intersex perspectives. The focus is primarily on human rights but will cut across other areas of international law, such as refugee law. Through lectures, excursion(s), and group assignments, topical issues will be explored and analysed, linking theory and practice.
Criminologia Forense - Qualification awarded: Diploma d'Especialització/Diploma de Postgrau (Degree Universitat Barcelona)
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 course deals with the highlights of Law & Economics and Europe. In the first part of this course the effects of European Competition Law on the economy are discussed. In the second part of this course the effects of Financial Law on the (European) Economy and the Eurocrisis are discussed. In both weeks students are asked to formulate sustainable solutions for current issues in the domain of European Law and Economics.
The Columbia Summer Program in American Law, for legal professionals and law students in an advanced phase of their studies, provides a general introduction to the American legal system. Since 1963, the course has been organised by the law faculties of the University of Amsterdam, Leiden University and Columbia University.
This program is organized jointly by the Center for Transnational IP, Media and Technology Law and Policy of Bucerius Law School, Hamburg, Germany and UC Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, USA, and conceived as an intensive, three-week, English-taught program for upper division students and young practitioners.
This course will present practices in the international field of human rights and introduce advanced undergraduate students in law, political science and social sciences to what it means to work in organisations, institutions, networks and movements that defend and promote human rights.
This course will examine co-operative law, which also includes other fields of law as they impact on the structure and operations of co-operatives, such as labour law, tax law, competition law and accounting and bookkeeping standards, as well as law making and implementation procedures.
This course will introduce the European field of education for democratic citizenship (EDC) and human rights education (HRE), including the presentation of programming approaches, teaching and learning resources, and related theory.
The module will introduce students to the fundamentals of the English Legal System. Students will learn about the different classifications of law, the structure and role of legal institutions and legal actors, the legal process through litigation and the use of ADR, and gain an appreciation of the ethical context within which law operates.
Who should join this course? Any student with a social interest in their chosen discipline, especially those reading Social Sciences, Politics, Social Psychology, Healthcare, History, Law, Business and Organization Studies, Media and Communication Studies, Education, Geography, Economics and so on.
Interested in learning about human rights? This one-week introduction course focuses on the major features of international human rights law. It begins by examining the philosophical and political bases of human rights and then explores human rights documents and mechanisms for the promotion and protection of human rights at the international and regional levels.