Introduction to Law

Accounting, Publication in the Diário da República - Despacho nº 13772/2014 - 12/11/2014

4 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º Semestre, 45,0 TP

Lecturer
- Paula Alexandra da Cruz Silva Pina de Almeida

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
1.Provide an overview of the legal system.
2.To identify legal rules
3.To know and understand the sources and branches of law.
4.To know and understand the Organic Law of the State.
5.To understand the legal relationship to society.
6.Analyse and understand the law of obligations.

Program
1.Introductory notions.
2.The concepts of law.
3.The State's political organisation.
4.Sources of Law.
5.Law branches.
6.Law interpretation and integration.
7.The legal relation.
8.Law of obligations.

Evaluation Methodology
Two mid-term tests or final exam.

Bibliography
- Castro Mendes, J. (2019). Introdução ao Estudo do Direito. Lisboa: Rei dos Livros
- Gonçalves, M. (2019). Código Civil. Coimbra: Livraria Almedina

Method of interaction
Lectures and worksheets.

Software used in class