In this course, the student is introduced to the main legal skills such as searching for legal rules, legal writing, oral advocacy, negotiation, mediation and conciliation. Using his knowledge in all branches of law, the student practices the above mentioned skills by drafting legal opinions and memorandums, judicial bills, contracts, conciliation contracts and conducting oral arguments. The course instructor presents the cases needed for the mentioned practice, evaluates the students' performance and corrects it continuously. In addition, the students are advised to observe the noble ethics of legal profession.
The course aims at enhancing the level of Arabic Language for Law student. This will be achieved through conducting intensive and continues readings on selected rulings of the Supreme Court and the writings of some prominent scholars and legal authors. The student will also be asked to prepare and introduce some legal papers using the correct and strong Arabic Legal terminology and expressions. In addition to that, the students will be trained in making oral presentations using their skills in an appropriate manner.
The course includes the methods of searching for legal rules and principles that are necessary for the legal profession. This is accompanied with introducing some practical written cases which require students to write a legal memorandum about them indicating the applicable legal rules on them. The course also includes the study of the methodology and the process by which a legal research should be prepared.
The training program is conducted in al full semester. The student spends two days of the week in some institutions related to the legal profession, such as courts, the public prosecutions and law firms. In such institutions. The student will be exposed to the real legal practice. In addition to that the student spent the rest of the week in the legal clinic at the College, where he/she practices the legal profession through conducting some legal research, offering consultations, and writing legal memos to real clients. All this will be conducted under the supervision of the faculty members.
This course contains a brief study of the 'State', elements of State, forms of State and powers of State in comparative systems, with special focus on the Federal State and its application in the UAE. The main focus would be on the study of Constitutional Law, its definition, its sources, the control on the constitutional validity of laws and application of these aspects in the UAE. The course also deals with a study of the Constitutional Organization of the Federal Authorities according to the UAE Constitution.
This course is about the general principles of the substantive law of crime. This involves studying the characteristics of the law and its connection to the law of criminal procedures and other criminological and penological disciplines. The application of the substantive law of crime in connection to the place and time is also dealt with in this course. The course also focuses on the elements of crime and related theories. This involves the study of the principle of legality and related definces, The actus reus and means rea of crime and related theories governing the crimes of incitement, conspiracy and attempt. The whole study will be in the light of UAE criminal law.
The course covers the definition and sources of Administrative law, and the activities of the public administration, i.e., execution of laws, preservation of public order, and public utilities. The course focuses also on various legal means of public administration: administrative decisions, administrative contracts and public property.
The course includes the definition of Public International Law, its sources subjects. The inter-relation between the Domestic Law (Municipal Law) and Public International Law and the governing theories are adequately dealt with. Various aspects covering Public International Law in times of peace are also dealt with, including, the Law of Treaties, establishment of States- their rights and obligations, recognition, state responsibility, use of force, and settlement of international disputes.
The study in this course focuses on the theory of criminal punishment. This involves the definition of criminal punishment and its nature, the type of punishment and its application and the role of the judiciary in such application. In addition, criminal treatments and other precautionary measures are also studied and this will be in comparison with punishment. The whole study will be in the light of UAE criminal law.
This course includes the study of some selected areas of public law, i.e International Law, Administrative Law, Constitutional Law, and Criminal Law. The study will be of a comparative nature in the sense that it presents to the students different schools of thought adopted by different legal systems including that of the UAE, various legal doctrines and ideologies, and the underpinnings with regard to some very basic principles of law and government. The issues tackled in this course will include, but not limited to , the nature of the international legal system and the way it operates in a plural international community, the theories of crime and punishment, the concept of judicial review, the principle of separation of powers. The course will be taught in English aiming at enhancing the level of English legal language for our students.
This course consists of: firstly, study of the rules of entry and residence of foreigners into the United Arab Emirates; secondly, the rules of employment of foreigners and guarantees prescribed to them in the workplace; thirdly, rights of foreigners according to the UAE constitution; fourthly, the deportation of foreigners through administrative and judicial procedures.
The legal rules governing crimes and penalties are covered in this course. The course consists of three parts: (1) The offences against public interest, such as the offence of bribery, the offence of embezzlement of public funds and the offence of forgery; (2) The offences against persons (human body), such as intentional and unintentional killing and maiming and (3) The offences against properties, such as theft, cheating and the breach of trust.
This courses deals with special types of crimes such as: offenses against the public interest, financial crimes, and crimes of Information Technology, drug related crimes, money laundering crimes, and human trafficking crimes. A selection of homogeneous crime types contained in the vocabulary of this courses will be taught in each semester.
This course covers the definitions of 'environment' and 'environmental pollution', different kinds of pollution, its causes, factors and reasons of environmental pollution; and various means of combating environmental pollution. It deals with the Rules of Laws of the UAE and some International Conventions and Agreements related to the mitigation and the prevention of different kinds of environmental pollution. The course also covers the damages arising from environmental pollution and the liabilities of individuals and authorities, who perpetrate of environmental pollution.
This course is divided into two parts. Part I deals with various aspects of criminology which includes the definition, historical background and the relation between criminology and other criminological sciences and disciplines. The methods of studying crimes and the theories of delinquency are also adequately covered under this course. Part II deals with various aspects of penology which includes the criminal punishment and other criminal treatments. Various reformation institute and related agencies, such as prisons and rehabilitation centers are also dealt with in this part.
This course aims at to study of the legal system governing public employment (civil services) in the UAE. It deals with the appointment of civil servants, their powers & rights, their duties & obligations, the disciplinary system and the end of the term of their service according to the Law of Civil Services and its related By-Laws in the UAE.
This course deals with the concept of human rights, its evolution, origin, and historical development. It also covers the study of different kinds of rights; including civil, political, economic, social, and cultural rights. These rights are studied within the context of international and regional conventions and treaties. In addition, it provides a general idea about the protection mechanisms at both international and regional levels.
The course deals with the study of a set of legal rules that deal with international crimes committed by individuals which establishes the international criminal responsibility. The course study includes the following topics: Inception and evolution of international criminal law, the emergence of the principle of individual criminal responsibility for international crimes, the establishment of international criminal tribunals, the establishment of the International Criminal Course, the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court and the principle of state sovereignty, the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court and the role of the UN Security Council, the types of international crimes contained in the Rome Statute, the Rules and procedures and the Criminal Court's jurisdiction in accordance with the Rome Statute.
The course tackles the study of a group of international legal concepts which seek (for humanitarian reasons) to limit the effects of international and non-international armed conflicts. These rules aim to provide protection for certain categories of persons who have no role (or no longer have a role) in the conduct of military operations such as civilians, the wounded, the prisoners, and the shipwrecked. It also seeks to restrict the means and methods of warfare by restricting the actions of warring parties. The course of study addresses, interalia, the following topics: definition of international humanitarian law, a brief background on the evolution of humanitarian law, international conventions that constitute humanitarian law categories of protected places, methods and means of warfare, the distinction between international humanitarian law the international law of human rights, and the enforcement of international humanitarian law at the international and internal levels.
This course deals with the philosophy, crime and relation between Criminal Procedures Law and other related criminal laws. The study is also concerned with the principle of legality governing criminal process, public and private claims resulted after the commission of crime and parties involve in the criminal process. The pre-trail stage is examined thoroughly in this course. Such examination will involve the study of police and public prosecution authorities, their jurisdictions in UAE legal System as well as the process undertaken.
The subject matter of this course deals with the trail stage process. This involves studying the criminal case with reference to its procedures, parties, verdicts rendered by the court, and the methods for appealing against such verdicts. This will include the study of criminal process in front of first instance courts, appeal courts and the cassation court.
This course includes two parts. Part I is dedicated to a brief study of the ethics prescribed by the codes of ethics that deal with the different aspects of conduct of persons who are working in the fields of mass media. Part II contains a brief study about the main elements of the Mass Media Legal System in the world in general, and a focused study of the legal system of mass media in the UAE (print and electronic media/journalism and cinema) in particular. The Mass Media Legal system in the UAE, their establishment, administration, activities and the related legal issues like restraints, prohibitions on the freedom of expression involving criminal and administrative procedures are part of this course.
The course includes studying the concept and general rules governing the work of various international organizations which includes the study of the requirements to seek membership and joining international organizations, the administrative bodies and employees in international organizations, authorities of international organizations and the legal personality of international organizations. The course also includes a study of some main international, regional and specialized organizations, and their role in the settlement of international disputes.
This course concentrates on 2 different topics in the criminal law (general principles). The first topic deals with one of the crime elements and the second topic will concentrate on the theory of punishment and related theories. Examples of these topics are the study of the act of actus reus and mens rea of the crime, and the custodian institutions.
In this course, students study in depth one or two subjects of Constitutional law that are especially important in U.A.E. The study should deal with the subject in different legal systems (comparative study), comparing the Constitutional status of the subject in U.A.E.
This course provides introduction to international criminal law, its historical development with emphasis on the establishment of the International Criminal Tribunal. The study of the International Criminal Tribunal focuses on its jurisdiction, applicable procedures, pre-trial and trial process on international level.
This course includes studying one or more criminal procedures law issues, with comparison to Islamic criminal law procedures. Examples of these subjects are the pre-trial and trial process and its institutions and agencies, appeal process and the process of appeal in front of cassation court.
In this course, students study in depth one or two subjects of Administrative law that are especially important in U.A.E. The study should deal with the subject in different legal systems (comparative study), comparing with the legal status of the subject in U.A.E.
The course involves studying one or two major crimes provided for by the Federal Penal Code. These crimes will be chosen among the most prevailing modern crimes in UAE, such as drug-related crimes or computer-related crimes, money laundering, check crimes and forgery in credit cards. Course involves comparing modern related issues with Islamic Sharia principles and arrangements.
The course involves comparing modern related issues with Islamic Sharia principles and arrangements. The course involves studying one or two major crimes provided for by the federal penal code. These crimes will be chosen among the most prevailing modern crimes in UAE, such as drug-related crimes or computer-related crimes, money laundering, check crimes and forgery in credit cards.
This course aims at defining administrative contracts, public criterion, contracts by law, types of administrative contracts, liberty and restrictions of administration in making an administrative contract, tenders in UAE and comparative laws, jurisdiction for disputes of administrative contracts, administrative development of contractual disputes, effects of administrative contracts, invalidity of administrative contracts and settlement of disputes with this respect.
The course includes an introduction to the concept of international relations, its history, elements of modern states, rules on effects of war and fighting (jihad), rights of prisoners of war and civilians, treaties in Islam and modern international law, and the most important international organizations.
A required seminar in which students will report on assigned legal readings. Every student will report a case, an opinion, or a legal approach to a problem.
Thesis in LLM in Public Law must be conducted in a topic related to a branches of public Law. The topic will be selected by the student upon approval of his academic supervisor. The topic and it's plan should be approved by the Department Council, the College Council and other competent university authorities. The thesis will be defended, discussed and approved according to the university bylaws and policies. The Thesis will be in Arabic with Arabic and foreign references.
This course is divided into two main parts: the first one is fundamentally theoretical and the second one is deeply practical. In the first part of the course, the students learn about the fundamental principles of scientific research and legal writing. The instructor of this course provides the students with clear enlightenment about the scientific research in the legal field, the different levels of Legal research and the different categories of legal research. The students receive deep information's about the legal research resources and the methodology of finding the legal reference. In addition, the students obtain a profound knowledge about how choosing a legal topic and how defining a scientific plan for the legal research. The instructor provide the students with full details about the legal writing skills and methodologies. They will receive additional information about the scientific referencing methodology and the legal ethics followed in this direction. In the second part of the course, the students will proceed a legal research in a defined topic. The student will be asked to make application of all methods and ethics learned in the first part of the course especially the fundamental principles that govern the legal research and legal writing. The research is proceeded under the supervision of specialized instructor and following a well planned research strategy.
This course contains a study about the activity of police control in the field of Environmental protection. It contains, as well demonstration of laws that protect the elements of the environment: air, water, soil, animals and plants against harmful materials, radiations, wastes and noise.