Civil Law I: Introduction to Law I - Theory of Law - LAW 201

Civil Law is the basis of legal science. It is the only course taught for eight semesters, which allows students to obtain a Bachelor of Laws degree. The General Theory of Law is taught during the first semester. Course topics include the concept and characteristics of legal rules; division of legal rules (the branches of law); sources of legal rules; interpretation and construction of legal rules; application of legal rules (the judicial authority, application in the time and space); and legal systems (Romano-Germanic Law, Common Law, Islamic Law, Asiatic Law, etc.). This lecture is supported by a workshop that helps the students to understand the course.

Language of Instruction: Arabic (legal terms, however, are also given in English and French).