General and Lebanese Administrative Law I - LAW 206

This course is designed to introduce to students the major actions undertaken by legal administrative institutions. It aims to improve students’ knowledge of administrative procedures and acts taken by the public administration. It will explain in depth the legal position of public administration with respect to an individual’s legal position; and will improve the analytical skills of students in understanding the legal decisions/acts of the administration and their consequences on society, as well as on individual persons. The course will also shed light on the responsibility of public administration and its evolution through time in Lebanon and in France. Finally, the course aims to provide a basis from which students will be able to work with the procedures needed for an administrative revision before the different administrative courts. It explores the following topics: Unilateral administrative acts, administrative contracts, administrative litigation, and administrative revisions.
Language of Instruction: Arabic (legal terms, however, are also given in English and French).