Course code JUS100

JUS100 Legal Method and Norwegian Legal System

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Course responsible: Baard Steinar Taubøll
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Faculty of Landscape and Society
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
No limitation
Teaching exam periods:
Autumn parallell
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2006-2007
Preferential right:
No limitation
Course contents:
Lectures: Juridical method, constitutional law, EEA law, huan rights, rethoric and civil proceedings. There will be emphasis on practical examples related to NMBU's academic areas. The course also include practical assignment solving with reviews in plenary. Group work is not compulsatory, but recommended.
Learning outcome:
The course should provide the students with a basic overview over the Norwegian legal system. The students should acquire a good understanding of basic legal method, hereunder interpretation theory and technique for solving cases in practice. The students should become familiar with the main features in the Norwegian constitution and legal system, hereunder the legislation process, the division of tasks in governmental bodies, and the relationship with the EU and the EEA, as well as human rights. The students should furthermore become familiar with the main features of the courts" procedures. The course should form the necessary basis for further legal courses at NMBU.
Learning activities:
Lectures and self-study. Voluntary group work and assignment solving.
Teaching support:

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Fra lov til rett, Synne Sæther Mæhle, Ragna Aarli, 2. edition (ISBN/EAN: 9788205507289)

Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)
Recommended prerequisites:
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)
Mandatory activity:
Only exam
Written exam 3.5 hours (WiseFlow)
Nominal workload:
Lectures: 25 hours. Self-study and group work: 125 hours.
Entrance requirements:
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)
Reduction of credits:
Type of course:
Lectures: 25 hours.
Answers are evaluated by a group of examiners consisting of the teacher and external examiners. A random selection of candidates is evaluated individually by all examiners, and becomes the basis of an evaluation conference where a common level of evaluation is established.
Allowed examination aids: A2 No calculator, other aids as specified
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Examination details: One written exam: A - E / F