|Course Title||Jurisprudence (Legal skills for non-lawyers)|
|Institution||Sakhalin State University|
The course is meant for the students of the humanitarian and technical faculties.
Studying the course students are expected to learn basic legal terminology and operate with it, to understand legal concepts and principles, to extend their understanding and critical interpretation of legal information.
The skills acquired from this course are to help students to make use of legislating acts, to know more about their main rights and duties and the way they are guaranteed in the state, and understand the necessity of the lawful behavior for social development.
1. Introduction: historical and theoretical basics.
Seminar: Social regulating
2. What the law is.
Seminar: Types of law understanding.
3. The system of law.
Seminar: Branches of law: objects, subjects, regulating methods, main sources.
4. Legal relations.
Seminar: Solving tasks.
To analyze the example of legal relations and define: object, subject, main rights and duties of the subject, type of relations, branch of legislation which these relations are regulating by.
5. Law–breaking and legal responsibility.
Seminar: Working with legislative acts (Constitution, Criminal Code, Civil Code, Administrative Code, Civil Process Code, Arbitration Code).
To find out rules of law which settle the legal responsibility from two or more of proposed legislative acts. To define the type of legal responsibility. To compare the remedies of legal correction in different branches of legislation.
6. What the state is.
Seminar: Providing effective social organization.
Pre-reading list for the seminar includes legislative acts extracts from constitutional, municipal, administrative, tax, process (arbitration, civil, criminal), custom law.
The task is to collect the main remedies of the state settled by laws of every branch and explain how it influences to the social organization, what the state legal aims and methods are.
The final aim is to discuss the correspondence of public and private methods of social regulating.
7. The state structure.
Seminar: Democracy: values and defects.
Every lecture is provided by the seminar. Seminars are to help students to fix and practically comprehend their knowledge from lecture information.
The course is provided by the mandatory reading list:
The reading list contains Cyrillic characters, please download it >> here <<.