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English for Lawyers V
Study: Civil Law - 9. semester
Commercial Law - 9. semester
Constitutional-Administrative - 9. semester
Criminal Law - 9. semester
International Law - 9. semester
The European Union Law - 9. semester
Code: 94368
ECTS: 4.0
Course coordinators: prof. dr. sc. Lelija Sočanac
Lecturers: Miljen Matijašević , v. pred. - Lectures
Exam dates:
  • 27. 01. 2020.
  • 10. 02. 2020.
  • 20. 04. 2020.
  • 01. 06. 2020.
  • 15. 06. 2020.
  • 29. 06. 2020.
  • 31. 08. 2020.
  • 14. 09. 2020.
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Basic data
English for Lawyers V Civil Law - 9. semester
Commercial Law - 9. semester
Constitutional-Administrative - 9. semester
Criminal Law - 9. semester
International Law - 9. semester
The European Union Law - 9. semester
4.0 94368
Lecturer in charge Consultations Location
prof. dr. sc. Lelija Sočanac

Mondays 3.30-4.30 PM

Gundulićeva 10, room Gundulićeva 10, soba 5
Lecturer Consultations Location
Miljen Matijašević , v. pred. (Lectures)

Tuesdays 3:30-4:30

Gundulićeva 10, room Gundulićeva 10, soba 6
Literature
Riley, Alison+Sours, Patricia; Common Law, Legal English and Grammar: A Contextual Approach; Hart Publishing (2014)
Krois-Lindner, Amy; International Legal English: A course for classroom or self-study use; Cambridge Universty Press (2006)
Riley, Alison; English for Law; Prentice Hall (1995)
Description
Judicial decisions of English courts and judgements of the European Court of Human Rights are analyzed, and topics from civil, criminal and international law are discussed.The focus is on legal terminology, written and oral communication skills, understanding the structure and style of legal texts and acquiring different reading strategies.
Exam dates
27. 01. 2020.
10. 02. 2020.
20. 04. 2020.
01. 06. 2020.
15. 06. 2020.
29. 06. 2020.
31. 08. 2020.
14. 09. 2020.
Detailed data
Cognitive Skills:
  • To apply the knowledge of English law of contract and related terminology in the analysis of Carlyll v. Carbolic Smoke Ball Co.
  • To apply the knowledge of English criminal law and terminology in the analysis of ECHR judgment (Tyrer v UK);
  • To apply knowledge of international law and terminology in the analysis of The Rainbow Warrior;
  • to apply the acquired reading strategies in analyzing English legal texts.
Practical and Generic Skills:
  • present the acquired learning outcomes in class;
  • write a well-structured seminar paper
  • develop communication skills in English;
  • take part in team work;
  • apply the knowledge of legal terminology in spoken and written professional communication;
Matching Assessments to Learning Outcomes:

The learning outcomes are tested by written exercises, an oral examination and student prtesentations delivered in class.