Introduction to Law

Business Administration
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
- Mendes, J. (2010). Introdução ao Estudo do Direito. Lisboa: Verbo

Method of interaction
Lectures and worksheets.

Software used in class