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On completion of this module, diligent students should: 1. have gained an accurate knowledge of French Administrative Law and the principle of legality 2. be able to relate the Irish administrative system to a better understanding of the specificity of French Administrative Law 3. have acquired basic research techniques in French Law 4. have reached a satisfactory knowledge of French terminology through the study of primary materials in French Administrative Law 5. have developed the ability to research and express themselves in French on French Administrative Law through the writing of a case note using the methodology of the 'plan' 6. have developed the ability to work individually and in small groups.
**Please note: Penultimate and Final year Law students are not permitted to register to this module as their In-Programme or Horizons elective.
Substantively, the course falls into two main sections (5 weeks / 5 weeks). The first part includes the definition of administrative law with its historical development in domestic law, the organisation of the French administration and the general principles governing administrative law (principle of legality). The second part presents the activities of the administration and is concerned with issues of administrative liability and litigation before administrative courts.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Autonomous Student Learning||
LAW10300 French Public Law 1 (Introduction to French Constitutional Law)Learning Recommendations:
LAW10300 French Public Law 1 (Introduction to French Constitutional Law)
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Continuous Assessment: Participation at tutorials||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Assignment: Written case note presentation (1,500 words)||Varies over the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Examination: Written end-of-trimester examination||2 hour End of Trimester Exam||No||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
|Summer||Yes - 2 Hour|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
Feedback will be given on two occasions during T1 for students in LAW27290 French Public Law 2: - After the delivery of their case note, and no later than one week before T1 examination period, students will be given individual feedback on their 'plan', content, level of French (oral and written) with corrections of their most serious mistakes. - Post-examination, class feedback will be posted on Brightspace (indicative, not full model answers).
|Dr Sara Benedí Lahuerta||Tutor|
|Ms Reidin Murphy||Tutor|