Levitt's Comparative Law Index_ Comparative Legal Systems Class_ Quiz 1E

Levitt's Comparative Law Index_ Comparative Legal Systems Class_ Quiz 1E

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Unformatted text preview: Levitt's Comparative Law Index: Comparative Legal Systems Class: Quiz 1 1/19/09 10:04 AM Welcome to Levitt's Comparative Law Links Page: Comparative Legal Systems Class: Quiz 1 from 1997 LEGAL EDUCATION IN GERMANY THE LEGAL PROFESSION IN GERMANY Note: Guest Lecture Not only should we consider legal education per se, but in addition it is interesting to note the various steps a student must go through to get to university. What is the difference between Gymnasium, Realschule and Gesamtschule? Is the system of education more rigorous than that in the United States ? Is it crueler ? What are law schools like in Germany? What is the class size? Do German professors use the Socratic approach or the case method? What is the first state examination and how does it differ from the second state examination ? Why do German courts insist on a period of practical training before a German attorney is admitted to practice law ? What exactly does a "Referendar" do during his/her period of practical training? What are some criticisms of German legal education ? Why is there such a high rate of attrition among students studying law ? What do we mean by the term "professional judge" ? How does the process of selecting judges in Germany differ from that in the United States ? As a general interest point, the class should consider funding of university education in Europe. What is a "stipendium" in Germany? How does the grant system in England work? Would it be true to say that the European student does not have to worry about finances as much as an American student ? Enhancement Comparative Legal Traditions, pp. 122- 150 (on reserve) "German Appellate Judges" in Judicature, Volume 67, #1 pp. 17- 27 Federal Republic of Germany: Questions and Answers pp. 83- 100 Web Sites German Legal Education Story of a Lawyer in Germany during the 1930's Education of Lawyers in Germany via Inst. of European Law Legal Education in Germany: becoming a Lawyer, Judge, and Professor http://www.nova.edu/~levitts/comlaw/week6.html Page 1 of 2 Levitt's Comparative Law Index: Comparative Legal Systems Class: Quiz 1 1/19/09 10:04 AM An Englishman in Saarbrücken: The Diary of a Law Student Abroad An Englishman in Saarbrücken: The Diary of a Law Student Abroad, Part II Becoming a Lawyer in Germany, Study of Law in Germany for Foreigners Questions and Answers: The System of Education in Germany RETURN to comparative law pages Comments to: Stephen Ross Levitt Updated: October 2000 Copyright Stephen Ross Levitt http://www.nova.edu/~levitts/comlaw/week6.html Page 2 of 2 ...
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This note was uploaded on 06/06/2011 for the course ACCT 5007 taught by Professor Cherieabaker during the Spring '09 term at Nova Southeastern University.

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