- Students are able to describe the main features of the historical evolution of criminal law and the law of tort.
- Students are able to link this historical evolution to a political, social and/or religious context.
- Students are able to analyse ancient legal texts.
- Students are able to come up with a proper solution for a ancient legal case.
- Students are able to analyze (parts from) ancient epic literature and describe the legal contents of this literature.
European Legal History
|Building on the knowledge gained in the course European Legal History, students will learn more about the legal history of crime and tort. During the classes, we will study and gain insights in important historical developments of criminal law, criminal procedural law and the law on torts. Special attention will be paid to the Dutch position in these developments. Within the course there will be a bridge between criminal matters and epic literature from the Middle Ages, such as " Van den vos Reynaerde " and " Karel en de Elegast ".|
Type of instructionsHoorcollege
Type of examsWritten Exam
- E.J.M.F.C. Broers, Van plakkaat tot praktijk. Strafrecht in Staats-Brabant in de zeventiende en achttiende eeuw, Ars Aequi Libri, 2006, ISBN 90-6916-574-0.
- E.J.M.F.C. Broers, Geschiedenis van het straf- en schadevergoedingsrecht, MAKLU, 2012, ISBN 9789046604700.