- Provide an analysis of the styles of reasoning used by judges and the different manners of problem-solving emerging therefrom.
- Reflect on one's own basic assumptions, self-evidencies, and presumptions (the `frame of mind') based on previous education and experience.
- Reflect upon what lawyers do and the methods of research used by legal academics.
- Substantiate and defend one's own reflection orally and in writing.
- Interpret academic literature.- Learn to work together in groups.
Articles and literature
Toledo / e-platform
Is also included in other courses
- Master in de rechten (Major Subject: Research Master Laws) 120 ects.
Students are expected to carry out a collectiev research project (groups of 3 to 5 students).
After some introductory lectures and classes, they are expected to write a collective paper and give an interim and a final presentation. In between sessions there will be regular group meetings and consultations with the Professor. Active participation of students is expected and will be rewarded. After the final oral presentaton, there is a last period left for the final version of the paper.
See also http://storme.be/judiciallawmaking.html and Toledo