Law

School

Course Contents

FACULTY OF LAW

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

 

REQUIRED COURSES

 

HUK 101 Constitutional Law I

This course examines the concept of constitution, The amendment and conditions of constitution, Constitutional state and constitutional movements, legislative-executive-judicial powers, political regimes, government systems (parliamentary government system, presidential system, parliamentary system, semi-presidential system) political parties, democracy, elections, Electoral systems, political powers, Sovereignty, state forms, fundamental rights and freedoms.

 

HUK 102 Constitutional Law II

This course examines the constitutional movements of the Ottoman period, the development process of Turkish constitutional law; The Constitution of 1876, the Constitutional Amendment of 1909, the Constitutions of 1921, 1924 and 1961, The general principles of the 1982 Constitution and the basic regulations in terms of state organization, fundamental rights and freedoms. In addition, the content of the course includes the Fundamental Rights and Freedoms in the 1982 Constitution, the structure of the Parliament, the authority of the President, the judicial power, and the constitutional judiciary.

 

HUK 103 Civil Law I

This course examines the basic principles of civil law that applies in all private law, such as good faith and bona fide. Natural persons and legal entities (foundations and associations) will also be examined in detail. The course will be both theoretical and practical in nature.

 

HUK 104 Civil Law II

The subject of this course is the second book of the Turkish Civil Code, the Family Law. In addition to basic topics such as engagement, marriage, and divorce, issues such as a kinship and tutelage will be discussed. The course will be both theoretical and practical in nature.

 

HUK 105 Methodology of Law

This course deals with legal problems that one may encounter, how to interpret legal texts in a short time and reach a result that will be examined in detail at the end of the course, students will be provided that students have the notion of law and methods for correct interpretation of the law.

 

HUK 106 Roman Law

This course examines the Roman Law and its historical development, which is the basis of many legal institutions and concepts used today. The course offers a comparative approach to different legal systems affected by Roman Law.

 

HUK 201 Law of Obligations General Provisions I

The purpose of this course is to examine the obligations, the most important concept of private law, introduced under the Turkish Code of Obligations. As a source of obligations namely contracts, torts, and unjust enrichments will be analyzed in detail. The course provides both theoretical and practical sessions

 

HUK 202 Law of Obligations General Provisions II

This course is follow up of the course Law of Obligations I and keeps the focus on the basic concepts of Law of Obligations, namely Effect of Obligations, Performance of Obligations and The Consequences of Non-Performance, Extinction of Obligations, Special Relationships relating to Obligations, Assignment of Claims and Assumption of Debt. During the course, both theoretical and practical sessions will be given.

 

HUK 203 Administrative Law I

This course examines, Concept of administration, actions of the administration and administrative contracts, public service, the responsibility of administration. It also includes the characteristics and general principles of the administrative law, as well as administrative structures, administrative procedures, public services, public officials and public goods.

 

HUK 204 Administrative Law II

This course provides features and characteristics of the administrative process, types of administrative transactions, elements of administrative transactions, administrative transactions and actions. In addition, this course covers the examination of public service and law enforcement activities as administrative activities, the evaluation of responsibilities as well as the types of responsibilities.

 

HUK 205 Criminal Law General Provisions I

This course contains the historical development of criminal law, general principles of criminal law, crime policy, legality, factual elements of crime, moral elements of crime, the reasons for law compliance and mistakes in criminal law, will be taught.

 

HUK 206 Criminal Law General Provisions II

Crime theory in terms of culpability will be examined, the conditions of punishment, the special appearances of the crime (attempt, abet, joinder of crimes) and sanction theory.

 

HUK 207 International Public Law I

International Public Law II: international legal order and the basic principles of this order are examined. This course looks at the basic principles of international law, its sources, treaties law, legal personality in international law, state territory and state authority are also shown.

 

HUK 208 International Public Law II

This course will focus on international organizations, especially the United Nations Organization, the use of force in international law, the resolution of the conflicts by peaceful means, international armed conflicts and international humanitarian law. Furthermore, international air and space law and maritime law are other issues to be examined.

 

HUK 209 Philosophy and Sociology of Law I

This course examines, relation of law and philosophy, concern of legal philosophy, natural law, differentiation between legal positivism and legal realism, analytical positivism, natural law, classical natural law, understanding of contemporary natural law, Kelsen and normativist positivism, justice that constitutes the cultural function of law. The moral value will be mentioned. Briefly, what is morality, moral values are trying to determine the place and value of justice value.

 

HUK 210 Philosophy and Sociology of Law II

In the course of law sociology, jurist and sociologist approaches to society and law, Social order and social norms, culture of society and personality of person, law and social order, law and ideology, social and human resources of law, relation of law with social changes will be examined.

 

HUK  301 Civil Procedure Law I

The aim of this course is to introduce the remedies for disputes concerning private law and the judicial bodies to be referred to for the settlement of the dispute; competence of courts; general principles of trial; types of legal cases; The stage of the investigation and the proceedings will be explained. Alternative dispute resolution, arbitration, and mediation agencies will also be covered in detail.

 

HUK 302 Civil Procedure Law II

The aim of this course is to introduce the principles Procedural Law, in particular, the submission of evidence, proving by deed, proof by oath, witness examination and expert opinion, discovery, the end of the trial, the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court, special trial procedures and interim measures.

 

HUK 303 Commercial Law I

The aim of this course is to introduce the basic concepts of commercial law, and examine provisions of Turkish Commercial Code and special laws regarding commercial enterprises, the concept of commercial affair, the consequences of being merchant, commercial assistants, agency, trade register office, the trade name of natural and legal persons, unfair competition, commercial books, current account. Another aim of this course is to examine the types, organisation, operation and legal regimes of the commercial companies which are the which are the most common legal entities in practice. In this context, simple partnership contracts, general provisions on commercial companies, M&A, type-changing in commercial companies, collective partnerships and joint partnerships will be examined.

 

HUK 304 Commercial Law II

This course examines joint stock companies, the board of directors, auditors, general assembly, share concept, share types, stocks and limited partnerships, basic principles of negotiable instruments, bills of exchange namely policy, promissory notes and cheques in detail. During the course, both theoretical and practical sessions will be given.

 

HUK 305 Law of Property I

The subject of this course is the largest book of the Turkish Civil Code, the Property Law. In particular, the concepts of property and rights in rem, the types of rights in rem, the principles that govern the property law, possession, land register, cadastre; types of ownership, land ownership and limitations of land ownership will be examined in detail. During the course, both theoretical and practical sessions will be given.

 

HUK 306 Law of Property II

This course covers important issues in the Turkish Civil Code such as the concept of movable property, limited rights in rem, easements, pledges, and mortgages. Apart from these, important topics which are subject to special laws such as the law of condominium operations, the collective buildings, and the periodic properties are examined. The course provides both theoretical and practical sessions.

 

HUK 307 Law of Obligations Special Provisions I

This course examines the types of contractual relationships in the second division of the Turkish Code of Obligations, such as types of sale contracts, exchange, gifts, lease contracts and its special types. In addition, the general theory of atypical contracts and most commonly used atypical contracts in practice will be examined. During the course, both theoretical and practical sessions will be given.

 

HUK 308 Law of Obligations Special Provisions II

This course continues the examination of the legal contracts.In this context, important contracts such as the contracts for the provision of work or services, especially the contracts for works, agency contracts, the contract of surety, guarantee contracts, construction contracts in return of share examined in detail. The course will be both theoretical and practical in nature.

 

HUK 309 General Public Law

In this course, the main two issues which the state and fundamental rights and freedoms will be examined. As a sub-heading, the historical development of the concept of the state will first be examined in a philosophical dimension. As another subtitle, fundamental rights and freedoms will be dealt with in a philosophical dimension.

 

HUK 310 Criminal Law Special Provisions

The content of this course is to examine systematically the crimes which are classified in the Turkish Criminal Code according to the protected legal values and the information learnt in the criminal law general part lectures. In the context of this course, some crimes among the international crimes, crimes against person, crimes against public order, crimes against nationality and the state is listed in Turkish Criminal Code, will be investigated.

 

HUK 311 History of Turkish Law I

This course examines, the period before Islam is the period after Islam, the era of Tanzimat reform and the period after the Republic. Also, will be examined in two periods, pre-Islamic and post-Islamic.

 

HUK 312 History of Turkish Law II

This course examines, especially History of Turkish Law and Republican Law. Also, The Ottoman state structure and the Ottoman public law system will be discussed.

 

HUK 401 Law of Enforcement And Insolvency I

This course examines the basic concepts of law of enforcement and insolvency, law enforcement agencies, complaints, execution, fees and expenses of debt collection, the parties to the execution; writs of attachment in debt collection; collection of promissory note and the process of eviction; execution of court orders, foreclosure proceedings, notifications, time periods, writs, objections, negative declaratory and replevin actions, attachment and declaration of property.

 

HUK 402 Law of Enforcement And Insolvency II

This course examines the second part of enforcement law, the insolvency.  Within the scope of the course, insolvency proceeding, postponement of bankruptcy, preliminary insolvency proceeding, consequences of insolvency, lien, liquidation by the insolvency office, action for declaration of invalidity, concordat-um, non-insolvency restructuring proceeding will be in analyzed in detail.

 

HUK 403 International Private Law I  

This course examines the basic concepts of private international law, important issues related to the law of conflicts, family law, contract law, and legal issues in the light of international law.

 

HUK 404 International Private Law II

This course examines international private law topics such as jurisdiction, foreign law, procedural issues in international disputes, alternative dispute resolution methods in the field of international law, and especially arbitration, enforcement and interim measures.

 

HUK 405 Labor and Social Security Law I

In this course the basic concepts and historical development of the individual labor law, the specific structure and qualifications of the field, the basic principles of labor law, the concepts of worker, employer, subcontractor, employer’s agent, workplace, worker, types and establishment of employment contract, remuneration and organization of work will be explained in detail.

 

HUK 406 Labor and Social Security Law II

In this course the concepts collective labor law, unions, collective bargaining, strike and lockout, social security law and practices, social security of the employees, safety in the work place, disablement, pension, severance, and compensation will be examined in the context of collective labor laws and social security laws.

 

HUK 407 Criminal Procedure Law I

In this course, the progress of procedure which begins with the suspicion of crime and finish with a court decision is taught. The definition of criminal proceedings, the history, the source, the aim, the human rights in the criminal proceedings and the principles of criminal procedure law, relevant authorities, subjects of criminal trial, criminal procedure and protection measures will be dealt with.

 

HUK 408 Criminal Procedure Law II

This course which is a continuation of “Criminal Procedure Law will focus on a section of criminal proceedings, proof in criminal proceedings, legal appeals, and special proceeding.

 

HUK 409 Maritime and Insurance Law I

This course examines the basic legal concepts of maritime law, historical development in this area, maritime law in Turkey, ship and its legal definition, types, ship registry, the ownership of vessels, ship liens and mortgages, maritime parcel, board documents, the ownership and joint-ownerships, seamen, freight contracts, maritime passenger contracts, maritime accidents, maritime law, marine insurance and various topics.

 

HUK 410 Maritime and Insurance Law II

This course examines the basic concept of insurance law, stop-loss insurance, insurant and insured, the risk, active insurances: property insurance, credit insurance, profit insurance, insurance premium, insurance value, multiple insurance, passive insurances: debt insurance; fire insurance, fixed sum insurances, life insurance issues.

 

HUK 411 Public Finance and Tax Law

This course examines, Tax procedural law, tax criminal law, tax disputes, tax executive law and Turkish tax system. Also, tax types in the Turkish tax system, fees other than tax, and municipal revenues are discussed. In addition to, Public expenditures are also considered, public goods and services are defined, types of public expenditures, and efficiency.

 

HUK 412 Administrative Jurisdiction

This course examines Administrative Judgment Methods: Administrative Judgment Principles, Duties, and Authorities in Administrative Judgments, Administrative Judgments and Disputes, Administrative Duties: Administrative Judgments, Administrative Tribunal Parties, Conditions for the Formation and Formation of the Trial, Outcomes of Trial, Trial Expenses.

 

HUK 413 Human Rights Law

This course examines basic contracts, documents and international treaty texts on human rights law. In addition, the case-law of the European Court of Human Rights will be analyzed.

 

HUK 414 Inheritance Law

This course examines the legal situation commencing with the death of a natural person and covers the issues of the appointment of an heir, testamentary contracts, partition of succession and disinheritance, legitimate inheritance arising out of the death of real persons, and the saving due to the death in material terms, such as the possession of the hidden share, the deduction of inheritance, the appointment of the heir, the will, the will of the property; annulment of a will, a hereditary contract in the sense of death-related savings, a hereditary waiver agreement.

 

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