THE UNIVERSITY of EDINBURGH
DEGREE REGULATIONS & PROGRAMMES OF STUDY 2007/2008
Legal Reasoning and Legal System (U02831)
A critical introduction to the legal system of Scotland and to the study of law more generally in its historical, philosophical and social context. Its coverage includes legal theory, legal reasoning, the judicial process, law and justice, the sources of law, legal history, the administration of justice, jurisdiction and procedure.
? This course has variants for visiting students, as follows
? Normal year taken : 1st year
? Contact Teaching Time : 2 hour(s) per week for 22 weeks
? Other Required Attendance : 1 hour(s) per week for 10 weeks
First Class Information
All of the following classes
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
To impart basic information about the legal system of Scotland; to help students develop basic legal skills; and to encourage students to think critically about the law.
Coursework [10%], 2nd semester examination [90%]
Resit exam consitutes 100% of final mark in case of resit.
Contact and Further Information
The Course Secretary should be the first point of contact for all enquiries.
Mrs Heather Haig
Mr Scott Wortley
School Website : http://www.law.ed.ac.uk/
College Website : http://www.hss.ed.ac.uk/