Syllabus/achievement requirements - JUS5903 (10 credits)

Knowledge, Skills and General Competence:

 

The students shall acquire knowledge and perspectives on and skills to analyse the historical development of different European Supreme Court models and Constitutional courts, with an emphasis on the organisation of courts, the relationship between the national judiciary and the national political system, the relationship between the national judiciary and various supranational political bodies and courts of law, and computerised decision making.

  • To acquire knowledge and perspectives on and the skill to analyse the art of judging and the organization of courts.
  • To acquire knowledge and perspectives on and the skill to analyse the development of the English and Welsh, French, German and Nordic supreme court models. Emphasis shall be put on oral and written procedure, appeal, precedent and review.
  • Acquire knowledge and perspectives on and the skill to analyse the development of the idea of the rule of law in relation to democracy, and its institutional and political framework in the above mentioned states. Emphasis shall be put on the independence of the judiciary, on accountability and transparency..
  • Acquire knowledge and perspectives on and the skill to analyse the development of the English and Welsh, French, German and Nordic supreme court models. Emphasis shall be put on the questions of access to court, clerking, procedure, decision making processes, precedent and review.
  • Acquire knowledge and perspectives on and the skill to analyse the relationship between changes in the supreme court models on the one hand, and changes in the political system and the rule of law on the other, with an emphasis on national and supranational political bodies and courts.
  • Be able to discuss the role of computerized decision making in the future.

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