COMPARATIVE LAW: METHODOLOGICAL APPROACHES OF COMPARATIVE LAW AND COMPARATIVE LEGAL CULTURES

Course Information
TitleΣΥΓΚΡΙΤΙΚΟ ΔΙΚΑΙΟ: ΜΕΘΟΔΟΛΟΓΙΚΕΣ ΠΡΟΣΕΓΓΙΣΕΙΣ ΤΟΥ ΣΥΓΚΡΙΤΙΚΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΚΑΙ ΣΥΓΚΡΙΤΙΚΟΙ ΝΟΜΙΚΟΙ ΠΟΛΙΤΙΣΜΟΙ / COMPARATIVE LAW: METHODOLOGICAL APPROACHES OF COMPARATIVE LAW AND COMPARATIVE LEGAL CULTURES
CodeΔΕΝΣΑ03
FacultyLaw
SchoolLaw
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID600016762

Programme of Study: International and European Legal Studies

Registered students: 14
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses117.5
DIKAIO TĪS EURŌPAÏKĪS ENŌSĪSElective Courses117.5
IDIŌTIKO DIETHNES DIKAIO KAI DIKAIO TŌN DIETHNŌN SYNALLAGŌNElective Courses117.5
DĪMOSIO DIETHNES DIKAIOElective Courses117.5

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
600178603
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The course aims: a) to give the opportunity to students to critically examine the major theoretical problems of comparative law, b) to familiarize themselves with the comparative legal method and the general features of major legal systems, c) to give them the opportunity to approach, with the help of the comparative legal method, basic legal concepts. In particular, the specific learning objectives of the course are: To equip students with knowledge that will allow them to resort easily to foreign laws. To study foreign legal concepts and foreign legal institutions and to compare them among themselves and with the Greek law. To approach theoretical problems of comparative legal research, such as the transplanting of legal concepts from one legal system to another, the classification of the legal systems into larger families, the comparability of legal systems and institutions and the assessment of legal solutions given by the legal systems to specific legal problems. To understand the usefulness of comparative legal research in various fields of law.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course material includes the following topics: The Aims of Comparative Law - The Philosophical Approaches to Comparative Law - The Comparative Method - The Problem of Legal Transplants - Legal Taxonomy - The Anglo-American and the Continental European Legal Family - Legal systems which do not belong to the Western Legal Culture, such as Islamic Law and Far Eastern Law.
Keywords
comparative law, comparative method, legal transplants, legal taxonomy
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Description
Use of Information and Communication Technologies in teaching and evaluation of students [eLearning (Moodle)]. Also, students may contact the teaching staff via e-mail.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures602.4
Seminars100.4
Reading Assigment401.6
Written assigments552.2
Exams22.50.9
Total187.57.5
Student Assessment
Description
Students who choose to attend the course are evaluated as follows: 1) They study before each meeting a specific material composed of scientific articles and court decisions, they are examined orally on this material in the context of the scientific debate which takes place in every lesson, and they prepare written summaries in which they present the major points of the scientific discussions held in each course. The grade for this oral and written examination constitutes the 50% of their final grade. 2) They participate in the final exam at the end of the semester concerning the whole material of the course. The grade of this final exam constitutes the 50% of their final grade.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
  • Report (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
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Additional bibliography for study
Corpus σημειώσεων, αποσπάσματα από άρθρα και μελέτες, νομοθετικό και νομολογιακό υλικό. Ειδικότερη βιβλιογραφία: 1. Angostini Ε, Droit Comparé, PUF, 1988. 2. Bogdan M., Comparative Law, Kluwer, 1994. 3. Βutler W.E. (ed.), International Law in Comparative Perspective, Sijthoff&Noordhoff, 1980. 4. Βρέλλης Σ., Συγκριτικό Δίκαιο, Eκδ. Αντ. Σάκκουλα, 1988. 5. Cavinet G., Andena M., Fairgrieve D. (eds.), Comparative Law Before the Courts, BIICL, 2005. 6. Constantinesco L.-J., Traité de droit comparé, τ. I, Introduction au droit com-paré, L.G.D.J. 1972, τ. II, La méthode comparative, L.G.D.J. 1974, τ. III, La science du droit comparé, L.G.D.J. 1983. 7. David R., Brierley J.E.C., Major Legal Systems in the World Today, 3rd edition, 1985. 8. David R., Jauffret-Spinosi C., Les grands systèmes de droit con-temporains, Dalloz, 11th ed. 2002. 9. De Cruz, Comparative Law in a Changing World, 3rd edition, Routledge - Cavendish, 2007. 10. Drobnig U, van Erp Sjef, The Use of Comparative Law by the Courts, Kluwer, 1999. 11. Δεληγιάννη-Δημητράκου Χ., Εισαγωγή στο Συγκριτικό Δίκαιο, Eκδ. Σάκκουλα, 1997. 12. Δεληγιάννη-Δημητράκου Χ., Συγκριτικό Δίκαιο και Νομικός Πλουραλισμός, Εκδ. Σάκκουλα, 2008. 13. Glenn P., Legal Traditions on the World: Sustainable Diversity in Law, Oxford University Press, 2nd ed., 2004. 14. Grossfeld B., Kernfragen der Rechtsvergleichung, 1996. 15. Grossfeld B., Μacht und Ohnmacht der Rechtsvergleichung, 1984/The Strength and the Weakness of Comparative Law, (αγγλική μετάφραση υπό T. Weir), Οxford, Clarendon University Press, 1990. 16. Jayme E., Rechtsvergleichung-Ideengeschichte und Grundlagen von Emerico Amari zur Postmoderne, Vorträge-Ansätze-Rezensionen, Heidelberg, 2000. 17. Kikkeri M., Comparative Legal Reasoning and European Law, Dordrecht, Κluwer, 2001. 18. Legrand P., Droit Comparé, Que sais-je, PUF, 1999. 19. Legrand P. :unday (eds), Comparative Legal Studies: Traditions and Transitions, Cambridge 2003. 20. Markesinis B., Comparative Law in the Courtroom and Classroom, The Story of last Thirty-Five Years, Hart Publishing, 2003. 21. Markesinis B., Foreign Law and Comparative Methodology: A Subject and a Thesis, Hart, 1997. 22. Markesinis B., Learning from Europe and Learning in Europe, The Gradual Convergence, Oxford University Press, 1994. 23. Mattei U., Comparative Law and Economics, 1997. 24. Menski W., Comparative Law in a Global Context: the Legal Systems of Asia and Africa, Platinium, 2000. 25. Mitchel de S.-O-L’ E. Lasser, Judicial Deliberations: A Comparative Analysis of Judicial Transparency and Legiti¬macy, Oxford University Press, 2004. 26. Μουσταΐρα Ε., Σταθμοί στην πορεία του συγκριτικού δικαίου: θέσεις και αντιθέσεις, Eκδ. Αντ. Σάκκουλα, 2003. 27. Μουσταΐρα E., Συγκριτικό Δίκαιο, Εκδ. Αντ. Σάκκουλα, 2004. 28. Nelken D. (ed.), Comparing Legal Cultures, Dartmouth, 1997. 29. Nelken D. / Feest J. (ed.), Adapting Legal Cultures, Oxford, 2001. 30. Örücü E., The Enigma of Comparative Law: Variations on a Theme for the Twenty-first Century, 2004. 31. Örücü E., Νelken D., Comparative Law, A Handbook, Hart Publishing, 2007. 32. Reimann Μ., Zimmermann R., The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Law, Oxford University Press, 2006. 33. Rheinstein Ε., Einführung in die Rechtsvergleichung, 1974. 34. Riles A., Rethinking Masters of Comparative Law, Oxford-Portland, Hart, 2001. 35. Rodière R., Introduction au droit comparé, Dalloz, 1979. 36. Sacco R., La comparaison juridique au service de la connaissance du droit, Paris, 1991. 37. Smits J.M., Elgar Encyclopedia of Comparative Law, Edward Elgar. 38. Van Hoecke Μ. (ed.), Epistemology and Methodology of Com¬parative Law in the Light of European integration, Bruxelles, Hart, 2004. 39. Varga C., Comparative Legal Cultures, Aldershot, Dartmouth, Csaba Varga, 1992. 40. Φραντζεσκάκη Φ., Ευρυγένη Δ., Συμεωνίδη Σ., Συγκριτικό Δίκαιο, Εκδ. Σάκκουλα. 1978. 41. Zweigert K., Kötz H., Einführung in die Rechtsvergleichung, τ. 1, 2, 1993. An Introduction to Comparative Law, τ. l, 2, 1987 (μετάφρ. υπό Τony Weir).
Last Update
27-11-2020