Introduction to English Law
Dates: 8 - 26 July, 2013
Introduction to English Law is an intensive course which is designed to introduce students to all the main aspects of the English Legal System and English Law. The course was the first ever LSE Summer School course and over the years has attracted students from all over the world from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences. Many participants are law students or prospective law students (either undergraduates or postgraduates) but the course is not restricted to those with a background in law and is specifically designed to be of wider interest to those from fields such as finance, government, media, administration and the social sciences generally.
Topics covered will include:
■the structure of the courts
■the law-making process - including both statute and the operation of the common law system of judicial decisions
■the organisation of the legal profession
■the elements of both civil and criminal procedure
The course deals with the main branches of the law:
■Tort (civil obligations)
■Constitutional and Administrative Law
There are lectures on more specialised subjects, including:
■Alternative Dispute Resolution
■Protection of Rights
■European Community Law
■Policing and Law Enforcement
■Information Technology Law
There is no set text for this course.
Course structure and assessment
Teaching takes place five days a week for five hours each day. In the first week of the course there will be a visit to the Law Courts and a walking tour of the Inns of Court and other legal sites in London led by a professional tour guide.
Lectures: 59 hours
Assessment: Two written examinations
Contenido del curso: 12 horas de clase semanales por las mañanas y conferencias y seminarios por las tardes en función del curso elegido.
Precio total: 3.980 €