Information Package / Course Catalogue
Basic Concepts of Law
Course Code: KAY105
Course Type: Non Departmental Elective
Couse Group: First Cycle (Bachelor's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 3
Prt.: 0
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 4
Objectives of the Course

This course is designed to teach the basic principles and concepts of law for the first year students. Special emphasis is given to Turkish Law.

Course Content

Definition of law, rules of law, systems of law, sources of law, legal transactions, legal acts, private rights, public rights

Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Halim Emre ZEREN
Lec. Ahmet Bora TARHAN
Learning Outcomes
1.To be able to comprehend the basic concepts of law and legal system.
2.Public law, private law and hierarchy of norms are learned
3.Separation and importance of power
4.Understanding and interpreting the basic concepts of law
5.To be able to learn the rules of legal interpretation and to follow the issues in the media.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Şaban KAYIHAN, Hukukun Temel Kavramları, Seçkin Yayınları, Ankara, 2011.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
The basic concepts of law and the indication of the purpose of this course, the importance of the social order, the rules governing society, religion, morals, manners, customs-customs and rules of law, the relationship between legal rules.
Week 2 - Theoretical
The concept of law; legal functions, legal systems, law disciplines to help.
Week 3 - Theoretical
Sections of positive law, public law-private law, public law, sub-branches, the general public law, constitutional law.
Week 4 - Theoretical
Administrative law, criminal law, international law, tax law, trial law.
Week 5 - Theoretical
Branches of private law, civil law, law of persons.
Week 6 - Theoretical
Family law, inheritance law.
Week 7 - Theoretical
Property law, law of obligations
Week 8 - Theoretical
Commercial law, states' private law, law of civil procedure, executions, business law
Week 9 - Intermediate Exam
Midterms
Week 10 - Intermediate Exam
Midterms
Week 11 - Theoretical
The formation of Turkish positive law, legalization, essential and supplementary sources of law, constitution, law, international treaties, decrees, statutes, regulations, case law decisions on the unification, customs-law, judicial decisions.
Week 12 - Theoretical
Classification of legal rules, legal rules of space, time and meaning in terms of implementation, interpretation, types, and the discretion of the judge to create law
Week 13 - Theoretical
Sanction of law rules, the concept of right, the right types.
Week 14 - Theoretical
Owner of rights, the rights issue, acquisition of rights.
Week 15 - Theoretical
Protection of rights, forfeiture
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%70
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory130339
Individual Work130226
Midterm Examination115116
Final Examination120121
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)102
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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OÇ-1
3
5
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2
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3
3
3
4
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