COURSE MANUAL Introduction to Law
ECB1IL 2016/2017 (second
Dr. Matthijs de Blois 030-2537256 email: [email protected] (coordinator)
Department of Law
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Summary - book "An introduction to American law", lectures
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Week 1 Introduction to law (chapter
CASE week 4 Weichert Co. Realtors v. Ryan
CASE week 4 Carlill v. Carbolic Smoke Ball Co.
Facts Carbolic Smoke Ball Co. (D) manufactured and sold The Carbolic Smoke Ball. The
company placed ads in various newspapers offering a reward of 100 pounds to any p
Week 4 Contract Law
Private law concerns the relationship between private persons. It deals with the dayto-day relationships between natural (= human beings) and legal persons
Public law governs the relationship between citizen and state,
Gerald Paul McAlinn, Dan Rosen, John P. Stern, An Introduction
to American Law, Chapter 6, pp. 167-193
So far we have been dealing with aspects of
Aanvullingen samenvatting week 1 tm 3 na midterm
Natural law: Thomas Aquinas Grotius Blackstone.
Natural law: A philosophy that certain rights or values are inherent by virtue of human
nature and universally cognizable through human reason.
Cyr. V. Adamer Assocs Case week 5
Cyr -> plaintif , mother victim Williams
Adamer associations -> defendant, owner Ramada Inn.
Facts: There is a weird (Millett) person staring at Williams in the Ramada Inn. Williams
is drinking with her colleagues and goe
CASE week 3 Coker v. Georgia
Brief Fact Summary. Defendant Coker escaped from prison where he was serving various
sentences for murder, rape, kidnapping, and aggravated assault. The Defendant committed
another rape, along with kidnapping and armed robbery
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Human Rights as a source of international law
A small research on the role of human rights in the formation of customary international law
In his Sibley Lecture of March 1994 on human right
Gerald Paul McAlinn, Dan Rosen, John P. Stern, An Introduction to
American Law, Chapter 1, pp. 3-29 and Appendix A and B, pp. 419430
Weichert Co. Realtors v. Ryan (1992)
Tacklaberry provided services and thought he would be payed but because there was no
contract he was not paid.
b Legal questions at issue:
Quantum meruit; youre enriched in a way that is not justified
Chapter 1 Towards a European Civil Code
Summary: Introductory Chapter in which the idea of a European Civil code is discussed; how would
countries receive a harmonized jurisdiction? what stage is this process at?
In the past three deca
Chapter 43-Security rights in movables
Credits usually are granted against security, encumbering either real estate (immovables) or movables.
Because the VOLUME AND VALUE of the movables increases and there are much more widely available
for both i
Chapter 42-Transfer of Property
The topic is limited to contractual transfers, thus excluding statutory transfers (such as succession or
1. Does property pass from the transferor to the transferee by mere consent of the parties; or i
Week 4- Chapter 25 & Chapter 26
Chapter 25 - Standard Form Conditions
Traditional contract thinking is built on the ideal of individual contracting.
Modern MASS TRANSCATIONS require standardized conditions. Standard form conditions can be
Week 3- Chapter 21&23
Chapter 21-The pre-contractual stage
Introduction: Contract law can be subsumed under one formal (backbone) rule: a contract comes into
existence after the sequence of offer and corresponding acceptance.
There are differences though
Week 2 Notes-Chapter 6&7
Chapter 6 The Influence of Primary European Law on Private Law
Discussion will be focused on the law of obligations. Within the law of obligations the focus is on
contracts, torts and restitution.
Horizontal effect of European Law