Course: Legal Foreign Language I. - 1 - English

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Course title Legal Foreign Language I. - 1 - English
Course code KJA/CJB1A
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction English
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Přidalová Eva, Mgr.
  • Tozzi di Angelo Kamila, PhDr.
  • Bell Ian David, Ba.
  • Vašků Radek, Mgr.
  • Vystrčilová Renata, PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Čermáková Helena, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Valentová Adéla, Mgr.
Course content
Seminar topics: CHARACTERISTICS OF THE LANGUAGE OF THE LAW JUSTICE AND THE LAW IN THE UNITED KINGDOM COMMON LAW AND EQUITY THE SYSTEM OF JUSTICE THE LEGAL PROFESSION THE JURY IN THE ANGLO-AMERICAN SYSTEM OF LAW HUMAN RIGHTS LAWMAKING

Learning activities and teaching methods
Work with Text (with Book, Textbook)
Learning outcomes
Students during their studies choose from the offer of foreign languages (English, French, German) one foreign language as an obligatory subject. It is usually the foreign language which the student has chosen for the acceptance test to the Faculty of Law of Palacký University. It is assumed that students have at least intermediate knowledge of general language after finishing secondary school. As a consequence, teaching at our faculty of law is aimed at legal terminology from the very beginning.
Students who have completed this subject will gain knowledge and skills in the field of technical legal terminology and they will become familiar with Anglo-American legal system.
Prerequisites
Completion of this subject is not conditional upon completion of another subject.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance

In order to get the credit it is essential that the students have a regular attendance in the scope set by the seminar leader. The students must also complete the tasks assigned by the teacher.
Recommended literature
  • Bradney, A., Cownie, F., Masson, J., Neal, A., Newell, D. (1998). How to study law. Sweet and Maxwell, London.
  • Přidalová, E.,Tozzi, K. (2008). Legal English, Part I.. Leges, Praha.
  • Williams. G. (1982). Learning the law. Sweet and Maxwell, London.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Law Law in Public Administration (2013) Law, legal and public administration proceeding 1 Winter