The class offers students the opportunity to work on complex topic in law and religion field through preparation for, and participation in, a distinguished international law moot competition. In the process, students will develop and refine advanced legal research and advocacy skills. The moot competitions will usually include the International Moot Court competition in Law and Religion: the students could discuss the case before the ECHR Moot Court and/or the US Supreme Moot Court. Students will be expected to attend sessions on research methodology, and then to undertake intensive research in comparative and ecclesiastical law, prepare written submissions and develop oral submissions which are then refined through mooting practice.
Expected learning outcomes
- Knowledge and understanding: students shall know the main legal issues concerning the European and/or American dimension of Law and Religion; - Applying knowledge and understanding: students shall be able to employ notions acquired during the course to a specific legal case-law; - Making judgements: students shall be able to make accurate judgments on law and Religion precedents developing an advance legal research and advocacy skills; - Communication: students shall be able to understand law and religion issues, using the appropriate terminology; - Lifelong learning skills: students shall acquire advance legal skills.
Lesson period: First semester
(In case of multiple editions, please check the period, as it may vary)
The class offers students the opportunity to work on complex topic in law and religion field through preparation for, and participation in, a distinguished international law moot competition. Teaching program includes: ECHR legal reasoning; US Supreme Court legal reasoning.
Prerequisites for admission
excellent knowledge of English, both written and spoken, is required
Professors will organize specific seminar dedicated to the case; they will correct the briefs; they will supervised and tutor both the group and the single individual student