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employing the traditional words and phrases in Legal Documents UNIT - II LEARNING ENGLISH (12 hours) ... (Hindi) -2016 2.The Court (Marathi) – 2014 3...

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ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE Total Contact Hours – 75 Hours

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INSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVES To enhance students proficiency in English language. To enable the students to think in English and communicate in English To equip students with the awareness and strategies needed to enable legal proceedings in English language To engage in ongoing professional development UNIT I – ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LEGAL STUDIES (12 hours) The Concept and difference between Standard and Plain English – Regional Influences/ Indian English – The Idea of Legal English - particularly in terms of its Style and Content. - Stylistics – Legal Language and Communication -Latin and Legal Studies -Effective communication while employing the traditional words and phrases in Legal Documents UNIT - II LEARNING ENGLISH (12 hours) SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION AND USE OF ENGLISHFour Skills of Language Acquisition – LSRW – Stages of acquisition – Laws of Language learning – Influences and the Place for Mother Tongue in Second Language Learning. Words often Confused. Idioms and Phrases UNIT - III PROSE SECTION (12 hours) 1.Gettysburg Address – Abraham Lincoln - 2Advice to young man interested in going to law – Felix Frank Further 3.Methods of Study – Glanville Williams 4.In the Court – Anton Chekov 5.Court Scene from Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice UNIT – IV PROSE LITERATURE (12 hours) 1.Of Truth – Francis Bacon.-2 The Hypothesis of Failure – O.Henry.3 Arignar Anna’s Maiden Speech in Rajya Sabha – 1962.4 Cross- Examination of Pigott before the Parnell Commission – Sir Charles Russell 5 On the Entirely Reasonable Murder of a Police Constable – George Bernard Shaw UNIT – V LEGAL TERMS AND MAXIMS (12 hours) a)Legal Terms b)Legal Maxims REFERENCE BOOKS: 1) Law and Language – Bhat Nagar. 2) Learning the Law – Glanville Williams 3) Essays of Francis Bacon 4) Merchant of Venice – William Shakespeare 5) English Skills for Lawyers - Challa Krishnaveer Abhishek.

ULL14201A

LEGAL PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS

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INSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVES The course is designed to imbue students with importance of Ethics in Legal profession and also focuses on Court craft as part of Legal profession It helps students to enhance their competency in communication skills related to analysis, interpretation and criticism of messages The course introduces multiple theoretical perspectives and diverse intellectual traditions in Communication It helps students to demonstrate competency in effective communication with diverse others and an understanding of the impact of culture on communication UNIT I – PROSE SECTION (12hours) Moots and Mock Trials - Glanville Williams.- The Five Functions of the Lawyer – Arthur T. Vanderbilt.- Due Process of Law-Part 1 – Lord Denning - The Language of the Law – Urban A. Lavery - The Judgement- Franz Kafka UNIT - II LOGIC (12 hours) The scope of Logic- Definition of Logic- Logic and Psychology and Ethics – The Principles of thinking and syllogism- Proposition and its parts- classification of propositions- Distribution of terms- The opposition of propositions -Syllogism- Kinds of rules of syllogisms -Fallacies – deductive fallacies- formal and material fallacies- inductive fallacies. UNIT - III GRAMMAR AND STYLISTICS (12 hours) Effective Communication- Introduction to Four types of discourse – Exposition – Description – Narration - Argument/ Persuasion - Spotting/ Finding the grammatical errors in the passageLegal terms and Legal maxims. UNIT– V LEARNING LEGAL DISCIPLINE THROUGH VISUAL TEXTS (12 hours) Pink (Hindi) -2016 2.The Court (Marathi) – 2014 3.Visaranai (Tamil) – 2015 4.12 Angry Men (English) – 1957 5.Roshomon – (Japanese) – Akira Kurosawa – 1950 UNIT – V INTRODUCTION TO THEORIES OF TRANSLATION (12 hours) The concept of translation – Types of translation – Reader response theory -Intralingual Interlingual and Intersemiotic Translation -Various Theories of Translation- The Concept of Meta-Language -Meaning making process – Concept of Fidelity and Rewriting- Translating texts – Practice. REFERENCE BOOKS: 1) On the Linguistic Aspects of Translation – Roman Jakobson 2) Learning the Law – Glanville Williams 3) Due Process of Law – Lord Dennings 4) Introduction to Translation Studies – Jeremy Munday 5) Law and Language – R.P.Bhatnagar

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PROFESSIONAL ETHICS AND ACCOUNTING SYSTEM

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INSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVES The lawyers are considered to be social engineers. The Advocates shall maintain idea of standards while dealing with the rights and liabilities of the litigants. The course is designed to imbue students with these high values forming the basis of the profession so that they can live up to those standards in their professional life. To expose the students to the current Accounting Technological environment. UNIT I (10 Hours) Law and Legal profession – Development of Legal profession in India- The equipment of the lawyer- Conduct in court-professional conduct in general- Privileges of a lawyer- Salient features of the Advocates Act, 1961 -Right to practice – a right or privilege? Constitutional guarantee under article 19(1) (g) and its scope. UNIT II (10 Hours) Regulation governing enrolment and practice of Law –Advocacy and Elements of Advocacy UNIT III (10 Hours) Seven lamps of advocacy-Advocates duties Duty to the court; Duty to the profession; Duty to the opponent; Duty to the self; Duty to the public and the state; Duties towards other advocates and Legal Aid- Bar Council Code of Ethics UNIT IV (10 Hours) Disciplinary proceedings-Professional misconduct – disqualifications-Disciplinary committeeDisqualifications and removal from rolls-Functions of Bar Council of India / State Bar Councils in dealing with the Disciplinary proceedings UNIT V - BAR – BENCH RELATIONS

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UNIT VI - ACCOUNTANCY OF LAWERS

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Computerized Accounting – Introduction – features and components - Introduction to Tally and its features. UNIT VII

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Contempt of Court Act, 1972 REFERENCE BOOKS 1. Mr.Krishnamurthy, Bar Council of India Rules Under Advocates Act, Universal Law Publishing Co (Pvt) Ltd, New Delhi, 2011 2. The Law of Contempt of Court, K.Balasankaran Nair, Atlantic Publishers and Distributors, New Delhi, 2004. 3. The Bar Council Code of Ethics, Universal Law Publishing Co (Pvt) Ltd, New Delhi, 2011 4. Professional Ethics, Rose Crane, Oxford University Press,2010. 5. R. Narayanaswamy, Accounting for Management, Prentice Hall of India, New Delhi, 20

PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW

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INSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVES The objective of this paper is to acquaint the students with the basics of Public International Law and practice.

UNIT I 12 Hours International Law – Definition, Basis and Nature – Codification – International Law Commission – Sources of International Law – Relationship between International Law &Municipal Law – Theories and State Practice. UNIT II 12 Hours State and Individual as a subject – Rights and Duties / Responsibilities – State Recognition – Theories – Kinds and legal effects – Nationality – Acquisition and loss related issues – Extradition Asylum - Territorial Sovereignty – Modes of acquisition and loss of territory – State Jurisdiction – State Succession and liability. UNIT III 12 Hours International Humanitarian Law – Difference between International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights - Geneva Conventions and Protocols - Refugee Law - Diplomatic Law – Agents Consulars – Immunities and privileges UNIT IV 12 Hours Concept - Definition of International Treaties – Formation of Treaties and its stages – Reservation, observance of Treaties, Interpretation of Treaties – Suspension and Termination of Treaties. UNIT – V 12 Hours Origin, Nature & Scope of International Organisations – League of Nations, United Nations and its organs – International Tribunals. REFERENCE BOOKS: 1. Starke – International Law, LexisNexis UK; 1994 2. S.K. Kapoor – International Law, Jain book agency, 2012 3. Malcom N. Shah – An introduction to International Law, Cambridge university press, 2003 4. D.J. Haris – Case Materials in International Law, Sweet & Maxwell; 2010

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