This course examines as representative of the Civil Law tradition the substantive rules of the criminal law systems operating in Turkey and Germany. Lectures will also concern the development of the European Union Criminal Law, its expansion under the leading decisions of the European Court of Human Rights. Legal concepts and legal institutions of Criminal Law shall be explained and compared with Civil Law tradition in related chapters.
Grading: Letter-graded. Based on final examination & one writing assignment (memorandum discussing the comparative aspects of a judgment of the European Court on Human Rights in the field of criminal justice system)
Prerequisite(s): Civil Procedure, Contracts, Torts I, Torts II
Taught by: Professor Feridun Yenisey
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