Comparative Legal History and Systems

This course introduces students, in a fairly comparative and historical way, to the contemporary major legal systems. Particular emphasis will be places on the Roman-Germanic systems, Civil/Roman Law, the Common Law, Hindu/Muslim and African Customary Systems. It is expected that the students should comprehend the influence of the major legal systems to the ‘mixed’ or ‘dual’ structure of the legal system in a number of selected countries.
Credits: 2

Type: SEM