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Feb 27th 2017

An introduction to the main themes of the American Constitution—popular sovereignty, separation of powers, federalism, and rights.

Average: 9 (1 vote)
Feb 27th 2017

Regardless of where you live, the European Union not only affects your life, but may also transform it. By learning how Europe works, a new world will open up to you and discover new jobs you never heard of. The European Union has a large, yet often unnoticed, impact on many aspects of everybody’s life. We will analyze what the EU is doing for YOU regardless of where you live. We will also look at what YOU can do for and in Europe.

Average: 6.1 (7 votes)
Feb 27th 2017

An introduction to basic techniques of constitutional interpretation.

Average: 8 (4 votes)
Feb 27th 2017

Whether you are an advanced law student looking to review the basics, or an aspiring law student looking for head start, this course will help you build the foundation you will need to succeed in law school and beyond. This course will introduce you to terminology, concepts, and tools lawyers and legal academics use to make their arguments. It will help you follow these arguments—and make arguments of your own.

Average: 6.3 (12 votes)
Feb 27th 2017

If you really care about the big questions in the economies and societies of the 21st century, such as distributive justice - namely, inequality of income or wealth, and its correlation with economic growth - this course is meant for you. The knowledge you will gain can truly change your outlook on our world.

Average: 10 (1 vote)
Feb 27th 2017

This seven-week course will explore the relationship between law and technology with a strong focus on the law of the United States with some comparisons to laws around the world, especially in Europe. Tech progress is an important source of economic growth and raises broader questions about the human condition, including how culture evolves and who controls that evolution. Technology also matters in countless other ways as it often establishes the framework in which governments interact with their citizens, both in allowing speech and blocking it and in establishing exactly what the boundaries are between private life and the government. And technology itself is powerfully shaped by the laws that apply in areas as diverse as copyright, antitrust, patents, privacy, speech law and the regulation of networks.

Average: 6.5 (11 votes)
Feb 27th 2017

What is the purpose of government? Why should we have a State? What kind of State should we have? Even within a political community, there may be sharp disagreements about the role and purpose of government. Some want an active, involved government, seeing legal and political institutions as the means to solve our most pressing problems, and to help bring about peace, equality, justice, happiness, and to protect individual liberty. Others want a more minimal government, motivated, perhaps, by some of the disastrous political experiments of the 20th Century, and the thought that political power is often just a step away from tyranny. In many cases, these disagreements arise out of deep philosophical disagreements.

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Feb 27th 2017

This course will give you a glimpse into six different areas of American law: Tort Law, Contract Law, Property, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, and Civil Procedure. You will gain insight into the complexities and dilemmas that arise from the application of law in different settings, and what is distinctive about American approaches.

Average: 7.5 (6 votes)
Feb 20th 2017

If you really care about the big questions in the economies and societies of the 21st century, such as distributive justice - namely, inequality of income or wealth, and its correlation with economic growth - this course is meant for you. The knowledge you will gain can truly change your outlook on our world.

Average: 8.5 (11 votes)
Feb 20th 2017

刑法是规定犯罪与刑罚的法律。刑法学是研究刑法的科学,主要研究犯罪的成立条件以及刑罚的种类与适用刑法的制度等问题。本课程的主要目的是简明完整地说明现代刑法学总论的基本概念、基本理论与基本方法,包括的主要内容有刑法与刑法学的基本概念,刑罚的正当性,罪刑法定原则,刑法解释,刑法的适用范围,犯罪与犯罪构成的概念,犯罪构成的主要内容,排除犯罪的根据,犯罪的未完成状态,共同犯罪,刑罚的概念与体系,量刑制度,数罪并罚,缓刑、减刑与假释。本课程通过理论说明与案例分析对有关问题进行讲解,鼓励同学们通过刑法发展来认识刑法的生命,通过刑法比较来认识刑法的国际标准,通过确立刑法理想来追求社会的公平正义。

Average: 9 (1 vote)
Feb 20th 2017

Environmental law may be the one institution standing between us and planetary exhaustion. It is also an institution that needs to be reconciled with human liberty and economic aspirations. This course considers these issues and provides a tour though existing legal regimes governing pollution, water law, endangered species, toxic substances, environmental impact analyses, and environmental risk.

Average: 7.3 (4 votes)
Feb 20th 2017

Ce cours propose une introduction à la protection internationale des droits de l’homme. Il en présente les sources, les catégories, le contenu et les limites qui leur sont opposables, ainsi que les obligations qu’ils génèrent à la charge des Etats. Il expose aussi les principaux mécanismes de mise en œuvre prévus au niveau universel et régional pour assurer leur respect.

Average: 7.5 (2 votes)
Feb 20th 2017

Le cours porte sur les usages généralement admis en matière de rédaction de contrats commerciaux, dans leur forme continentale ou anglo-saxonne. Les principales clauses de ces contrats sont examinées, à l’aide d’exemples tirés de contrats classiques.

Average: 8.5 (4 votes)
Feb 20th 2017

From the Nuremberg trial to the case against Saddam Hussein, from the prosecution of Al-Qaeda terrorists to the trial of Somali pirates – no area of law is as important to world peace and security as international criminal law. Taught by one of the world’s leading experts in the field, this course will educate students about the fundamentals of international criminal law and policy. We will explore the contours of international crimes such as genocide, war crimes, terrorism, and piracy. We will examine unique modes of international criminal liability and specialized defenses. And we will delve into the challenges of obtaining custody of the accused and maintaining control of the courtroom.

Average: 7.4 (7 votes)
Feb 20th 2017

Aujourd’hui la gestion de l’eau se trouve confrontée à de nouveaux défis tels que le changement climatique ou les conséquences des activités anthropiques. Les acteurs publics ou privés dans ce domaine doivent développer de nouvelles compétences pour mieux gérer le cycle de l’eau « dans son ensemble ».

Average: 2 (1 vote)
Feb 13th 2017

This course will highlight the construction and interpretation of the U.S. Constitution through the centuries. You'll learn the history behind the Constitution, cases that formed important precedent, and how changes in interpretation have been dependent on shifts in cultural and political climate as well as the composition of the Supreme Court.

Average: 5 (1 vote)
Feb 13th 2017

International Law in Action explains the functions of each international court and tribunal present in The Hague, and it looks at how these institutions address contemporary problems. On the basis of selected cases, and through interviews with judges and lawyers, you will explore the role of these courts and tribunals and their potential to contribute to global justice.

Average: 10 (1 vote)
Feb 13th 2017

An immersive experience in the world of sports that will take students through the four stages of a professional athlete's career. Utilizing lectures, guest speakers, reading assignments and hypothetical walkthroughs, students will learn how the best sports agents manage clients at each of these four stages. This course will provide each student with the skills necessary to guide an athlete through the difficult decisions that can make or lose the athlete millions of dollars, as well as affect their public image and career.

Average: 8.3 (3 votes)
Feb 13th 2017

‘Investigating and Prosecuting International Crimes’ is the second course in Leiden University’s new series on International Law in Action. The first course covered international courts and tribunals in The Hague in general. This second course provides an insider perspective into the work of international criminal courts and tribunals. You will learn about the investigation and prosecution of international crimes in The Hague.

Average: 6 (4 votes)
Feb 13th 2017

Learn what motivates the restive Muslim youth from Tunis to Tehran, what political positions Islamists from Mali to Chechnya are fighting for, where the seeming obsession with Islamic law comes from, where the secularists have vanished to, and whether it makes sense to speak of an Islamic state.

Average: 7.5 (10 votes)

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