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Legal English - Towards Legal Erudition WP-PR-MON-LETLE
Wykład monograficzny (WYK_MON) Semestr letni 2020/21

Informacje o zajęciach (wspólne dla wszystkich grup)

Liczba godzin: 30
Limit miejsc: (brak limitu)
Zaliczenie: Egzaminacyjny

Will be provided ahead of each classes. Please see 'Topics' section.

Efekty uczenia się:

Learning outcomes:

- ability to analyse and evaluate legal text

- ability to express and justify one’s opinion on legal issues

- ability to draw conclusions based on reading material in English in an oral and written form

- ability to prepare speeches based on materials

Metody i kryteria oceniania:

Assessment methods:

- continuous assessment based on preparation for the lessons and active participation in class activities

- assessment of contribution to substantive discussions

- assessment of home written assignments

Assessment criteria:

- ability to create your own written statements

- ability to create spoken statements and to interact in conversation

- preparing a presentation

- degree of mastering the legal terminology

Zakres tematów:

Topics and readings may include (will be updated accordingly to cover current legal issues and hot topics)

1. Introduction

2. Introduction to Comparative Law

3. Climate Change dispute resolution – Urgenda Case

4. Mock court trial – Urgenda Case

5. Practicing law: Lindsay Cameron, Big Law, American Bar Association 2015.

6. Development of ODR (on-line dispute resolution) and AI in the courts and arbitrations

7. “The Post” movie and the true story behind it 403 US 713 New York Times Company v. United States

8. 403 US 713 New York Times Company v. United States Judgement – role playing – speaking exercises

9. Harvard Lectures, part I: Justice: What's The Right Thing To Do?

10. Harvard Lectures, part II: Putting a Price Tag on Life

11. International Commercial Arbitration

12. Investment Arbitration – movie: ‘The Quiet Triumph – How Arbitration changed the world’

13. Current legal and economic situation caused by Covid pandemic

14. ArbitRAAtion Kitchen

15. Legal Transplants: B. Gessel-Kalinowska vel Kalisz, Mixing Legal Systems in Europe; the Role of Common Law Transplants (Polish Law Example), European Review of Private Law


16. Jackson’s reform

17. Brexit

18. English Court judgement – case study - CPC Group Limited v Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Company, [2009] EWHC 3204 (Ch)

Metody dydaktyczne:


Students are required to read the literature indicated next to the each class (books excerpts – both legal handbooks as well as novels, legal cases descriptions, articles, judgments etc.), which is discussed during the class. Based on the materials students prepare summaries, oral arguments and present those to the class as well as take part in moot court simulation.

Grupy zajęciowe

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Grupa Termin(y) Prowadzący Miejsca Akcje
1 każdy wtorek, 18:30 - 20:00, sala e-learning
Beata Gessel-Kalinowska vel Kalisz 12/10 szczegóły
Wszystkie zajęcia odbywają się w budynku:
Opisy przedmiotów w USOS i USOSweb są chronione prawem autorskim.
Właścicielem praw autorskich jest Uniwersytet Kardynała Stefana Wyszyńskiego w Warszawie.