Legal English II (LAW252) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Legal English II LAW252 2 0 0 2 2
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer, Drill and Practice.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Instructor Payem Danesh
Course Assistants
Course Objectives Assuring law faculty students learning english versions of basic law principles. Hepling students with reaindg english articiles and following world news.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Can write English asseys
  • Can follow articles about up-to-date law conflicts
  • Use new English terminology
Course Content English versions of basic principles of public and common law, pinciples in Latin, sorts of courts and law of contracts.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Child Adoption Articles
2 The Trial of Socrates Articles
3 Hammurabi Rules Articles
4 Basic Criminal Law rules Articles
5 Basic Private law rules Articles
6 Famous Latin Terms Articles
7 General Repeat Articles
8 Midterm Exam
9 Pacta sunt servanda Articles
10 Good faith Articles
11 Persona non grata Articles
12 Due process Articles
13 The Courts- Classification of the courts Articles
14 Introduction to the law of contract Articles
15 General Repeat
16 Final Exam


Course Book 1. Çeşitli makaleler
Other Sources 2. Solove, Daniel J.A Brief History of Information Privacy Law. PROSKAUER ON PRIVACY, PLI, 2006; GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 215
3. Güven, Kudret. General Principles of Turkish Law. Ankara: Nobel Yayınları, 2003.
4. Aldisert, Ruggero J., Clowney, Stephen and Peterson, Jeremy D.,Logic for Law Students: How to Think Like a Lawyer(2007). University of Pittsburgh Law Review, Vol. 69, No. 1, 2007
5. Kudret Güven, General Principles of Turkish Law. Ankara: Nobel Yayınları, 2003.
6. Kudret Güven, General Principles of Turkish Law. Ankara: Nobel Yayınları, 2003.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 40
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 60
Toplam 2 100
Percentage of Semester Work 40
Percentage of Final Work 60
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses X
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Skills to understand, compare and paraphrase the basic concepts of law as a jurist following common principles of law. X
2 Skills to solve problems using a critical point of view when necessary , to determine and analyse the theoretical and implementation problems of law. X
3 Contribution to understanding, planning, exercising and coordinating the functionss of law, by explaining and practising. X
4 Skills to understand the strategic, tactical and practical sides of private and public law. X
5 Skills to understand the local, national, international, universal and supranational sides of private and public law. X
6 Skills to understand the modern methods and differences of law. X
7 Skills to participate in/inter disciplinary group works succesfully. X
8 Skills to adopt open minded behaviors in the way of learning and attempting. X
9 Skills to assimilate and carry the rules of ethics and profession within the framework of social responsibility X
10 Skills to use Turkish efficiently in writing and speaking, and have the communication talent that is required by a law related career. X
11 Skills to approach critically and creativly on the legal and social problems in terms of rule of law and ideal of justice. X
12 Skills to understand and practice the national and international sides of law through caselaw and judical implementations. X
13 Skills to prepare/present a written or oral academic study within the framework of acedemic ethic and rules. X
14 Skills to use vocational information technologies efficiently in solving legal problems. X
15 Skills to reinforce knowledge of foreign languages and command of legal terminolgy. X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 2 32
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 3 2 6
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 3 4 12
Total Workload 50