|Semester||Fall Semester, 2019|
|Department||MA Program of Law, First Year MA Program of Law, Second Year|
|Course Name||Civil Law and Social Scientific Approach Seminar|
Revised July 23, 2019
Each class lasts for three hours.
Class 1: attorneys in private law litigation
Class 2: Comparative law and legal families
Class 3: judicial behavior
Class 4: settlement rates and win rates
Class 5: Property Law
Class 6: trespass litigation and post-litigation bargaining
(12) Yun-chien Chang, Chang-ching Lin, 2019, “Do Parties Negotiate After Trespass Litigation? An Empirical Study of Coasean Bargaining”, working paper.
Socratic method. That is, students are REQUIRED to read the assignments BEFORE each meeting and prepared to discuss (i.e. criticize) the assigned text. Those who cannot commit to read the assigned text before each class or who are not willing to speak up in class (and be challenged by me) should not register for this course.
Read the assigned text and participate in class discussion.
Class participation: 70%
A short essay (2000 – 3000 words in English) uses social science methods to analyze a civil law issue: 30%
|Textbook & Reference|
Two books in Chinese will go a long way in preparing you for this seminar.
|Urls about Course|