Dir 105 Legal Systems and Human Rights
Legal Systems and Human Rights
Class hours: 42
Credits (ECTS): 6
LM-SP – Specialization in International Politics and Law
Course held in English
The course aims to introduce students to the knowledge of the main legal traditions of the world. The first part of the course will be devoted to the analysis of the purposes, functions and contents of comparative law. The second part of the course will focus particularly on the main differences and convergences between civil law and common law. The third part of the course aims to offer students a detailed overview of legal traditions not belonging to the Western area with particular reference to African, Islamic, Hindu and Confucian law.
Lecture notes, case studies and teaching materials will be provided during the lessons.
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