Introduction to Law

Business Administration
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Lecturer
- Paula Alexandra da Cruz Silva Pina de Almeida

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
1.Provide an overview of the legal system.
2.Identify legal rules and its interpretation.
3.Understand the sources and branches of law.
4.Understand the State organic law.
5.Understand the juridical relation.
6.Analyse and understand the law of obligations.

Program
1.Introductory notions.
2.Concepts of Law.
3.The political organization of the State.
4.Sources od Law.
5.Branches of Law.
6.Interpretation and integration of Law.
7.The juridical relation.
8. The obligational relation.

Evaluation Methodology
Two mid-term tests.Final exam.

Bibliography
- Ascensão, J. (2003). O Direito, Introdução e teoria geral. Coimbra: Almedina
- Mendes, J. (1994). Introdução ao estudo do direito. Lisboa: Pedro Ferreira
- Varela, J. (2012). Das Obrigações em Geral. (Vol. I). Lisboa: Almedina

Method of interaction
Lectures and tutorials.

Software used in class