LEGAL LANGUAGE (II MOD. INTERNATIONAL LAW)
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The course aims to enable students to become familiar with English legal terminology.
Basic knowledge of the English language.
Course contents summary
The subject of this unit is the projection of short films and the analysis of legal texts written in English. Special attention will be dedicated to international treaties, decisions of international organisations and the rulings given by various international judicial instances, such as the International Court of Justice, the European Court of Human Rights and international criminal courts.
Reference texts will be provided during the course.
Classroom lectures. At the end of the course, students will sit a written test, consisting of reading a text written in English in each of the three course subjects and passing a multiple choice test (ten questions for each subject) aimed at assessing the level of comprehension of the presented readings.