Faculty of Law

HUK 400 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Law of Advocacy
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
HUK 400
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
4

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The main objective of the course is to have a general knowledge about the profession of advocacy in consideration of regulations, basic principles and rules.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Will be aware of importance of the characteristics and independence of advocacy profession
  • Will have knowledge about how the profession works in general
  • Will be able to analyze obligations and liabilities of an advocate ( before mandatory, before court, before colleagues)
  • Will internalize the application of criminal and disciplinary liability
Course Content Advocacy's qualifications, rights, liabilities and obligations of advocates, legal, criminal and disciplinary liability of advocates, the bond between advocate and his/her bar.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
X
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 The definiton of the advocacy profession, its differences comparing other professions, its legal characteristics Attorney's act, law of criminal procedure, code of civil procedure
2 Independence of advocates Attorney's act, law of criminal procedure, code of civil procedure
3 Conditions when accepting into profession, execution forms Attorney's act, law of criminal procedure, code of civil procedure
4 Lawyer client relation, lawyer's liabilities from this relation Attorney's act, law of criminal procedure, code of civil procedure
5 Lawyer client relation, lawyer's obligations from this relation - I Attorney's act, law of criminal procedure, code of civil procedure
6 Lawyer client relation, lawyer's obligations from this relation - II Attorney's act, law of criminal procedure, code of civil procedure
7 Lawyer client relation, lawyer's obligations from this relation III Attorney's act, law of criminal procedure, code of civil procedure
8 Midterm Exam Attorney's act can be used during exam
9 Lawyer court relation, lawyer's obligations from this relation I Attorney's act, law of criminal procedure, code of civil procedure
10 Lawyer court relation, lawyer's obligations from this relation II Attorney's act, law of criminal procedure, code of civil procedure
11 Lawyer's obligations from the status of the profession Attorney's act, law of criminal procedure, code of civil procedure
12 Lawyer's obligations from the collegues and trade bodies Attorney's act, law of criminal procedure, code of civil procedure
13 Lawyer's liability Attorney's act, law of criminal procedure, code of civil procedure
14 Lawyer's rights from the relation with client Attorney's act, law of criminal procedure, code of civil procedure
15 Lawyer's statutory rights Attorney's act, law of criminal procedure, code of civil procedure
16 Final Exam Attorney's act, law of criminal procedure, code of civil procedure

 

Course Textbooks Meral SUNGURTEKİN ÖZKAN : Avukatlık Mesleği Avukatın Hak ve Yükümlükleri, İzmir 2012
References Semih Güner: Avukatlık Hukuku, Ankara 2011

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
20
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
30
Final / Oral Exam
1
50
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
4
60
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
1
40
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
16
256
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
Study Hours Out of Class
2
8
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
5
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
10
Final / Oral Exam
1
25
    Total
307

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Qualifications / Outcomes
* Level of Contribution
1
2
3
4
5
1

To solve problems, to have analytical and holistic viewpoint and to develop strategic thinking as a principle in the field of law

X
2

It is aimed to graduate students whom are able to critique what they have already learn in the field of law, adopting lifelong learning and continuously developing themselves

X
3

It is aimed to graduate students whom are able to analyze and interpret their academic knowledge and express their solutions regarding legal problems both oral and written

X
4

It is aimed to graduate students whom are able to understand the legal concepts and ideas in both national and multinational settings and practice cross disciplinary and comparative analysis

X
5

To be aware of principles of social, occupational, and legal ethics

X
6

To create solutions with creative and innovative motives when coming across with unexpected legal situations, and be able to apply the academic gain during new and unconventional occasions

X
7

Acquiring leadership qualifications and applying them successfully

X
8

Working efficiently and effectively, learning how to be a team member, taking responsibilities, being open minded, constructive, vulnerable to criticism and having self confidence

X
9

To be able to reach the latest scientific resources, court decisions and other sources of law and be able to transfer the academic knowledge to real life with both national and international thinking

X
10

To know and act according to the social, scientific and ethical values under any circumstances such as data collection, interpretation, announcing and practicing regarding legal, social and political progress

X
11

To be able to use a foreign language as fluent as possible for both pursuing the legal information and court decisions and developing proper communication with colleagues from other countries, (“European Language Portfolio Global Scale”, Level B1)

X
12

Intermediate in both written and spoken of a second foreign language

X
13

Able to use computer programs and technology to an adequate level required by the field of law (“European Computer Driving License”, Advanced Level”)

X

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest

 


 

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