851-0703-00L Introduction to Law
|Semester||Autumn Semester 2017|
|Lecturers||O. Streiff Gnöpff|
|Periodicity||yearly recurring course|
|Language of instruction||German|
|Comment||Students who have attended or will attend the lecture "Introduction to Law for Civil Engineering and Architecture " (851-0703-03L) or " Introduction to Law" (851-0708-00L), cannot register for this course unit. |
Particularly suitable for students of D-MAVT, D-MATL
|Abstract||This class introduces students into basic features of the legal system. Fundamental issues of constitutional law, administrative law, private law and the law of the EU are covered.|
|Objective||Students are able to identify basic structures of the legal system. They unterstand selected topics of public and private law and are able to apply the fundamentals in more advanced law classes.|
|Content||Basic concepts of law, sources of law.|
Private law: Contract law (particularly contract for work and services), tort law, property law.
Public law: Human rights, administrative law, procurement law, procedural law.
Insights into the law of the EU and into criminal law.
|Lecture notes||Jaap Hage, Bram Akkermans (Eds.), Introduction to Law, Cham 2014 (Online Resource ETH Library)|
|Literature||Further documents will be available online (see https://moodle-app2.let.ethz.ch/course/view.php?id=3281).|