General electives can be selected from all the courses offered at Koç University.

LAW 201 / CRIMINAL LAW I
Sınıf: Credit: 4Precondition:

Historical development of criminal Laws. Basic principles of criminal Law. Crime; material and moral elements of crime, the role of the intention; felonies and misdemeanors. Enforcement.

LAW 205 / LAW OF OBLIGATIONS I
Sınıf: Credit: 4Precondition: LAW. 105 or consent of the instructor

Different types of obligations and applicable general principles to them. Freedom of contract. The role of the free will, immorality. Fulfillment of obligations. Representation. Effect of obligations to third parties. Basic principles regulating contractual relations.

LAW 206 / LAW OF OBLIGATIONS II
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition: LAW. 205 or consent of the instructor

Obligations deriving from acts against Law. Basic conditions of tortuous liability (damage, causal relation) different types of tortuous liabilities. Unjust enrichment.

LAW 207 / ADMINISTRATIVE LAW I
Sınıf: Credit: 4Precondition: LAW. 103 or consent of the instructor

Sources of administrative Law. Turkish administrative system; autonomous administrative organizations. The function of the `administration?. Administrative acts; public property, expropriation. Public personnel. The role of the State in business life.

LAW 210 / ADMINISTRATIVE LAW II
Sınıf: Credit: 4Precondition: LAW. 207 or consent of the instructor

Judicial control of administration. Administrative disputes; administrative decisions. Jurisdiction of administrative courts and procedure.

LAW 212 / CRIMINAL LAW II
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition: LAW. 201 or consent of the instructor

Offences against life (intentional killing, reckless killing); offences against physical integrity (injury, trading of organs); offences against liberty (threat, blackmail, force); offences against property (theft, robbery, damage to property, abuse of trust, theft by deception, benefiting without payment).

LAW 221 / INTERNATIONAL LAW I
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition: LAW. 104 or consent of the instructor

The nature and basic characteristics of international law, sources of international law, the relationship between national and international law, the law of treaties, subjects/actors of international law, statehood and recognition, jurisdiction and sovereignty, state immunity, the individual and international law, minorities and the right to self-determination.

LAW 222 / INTERNATIONAL LAW II
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition: LAW. 221 or consent of the instructor

Diplomatic and consular relations, diplomatic and consular privileges and immunities, international organizations, the United Nations, state responsibility, settlement of international disputes, sanctions and countermeasures, the use of force, the international fight against terrorism, international humanitarian law, the law of the sea.

LAW 301 / LAW OF PROPERTY I
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition: LAW. 105 or consent of the instructor

Detailed acquirements about the concept of possession, ownership of movable property, pledges, liens, pledges of debts and land registry.

LAW 303 / LAW OF CIVIL PROCEDURE I
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition: (LAW. 206 and LAW. 205) or consent of the instructor

The court structure; commencing civil actions in state courts; general principles of civil procedure; court system; status of judges.

LAW 304 / LAW OF CIVIL PROCEDURE II
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition: LAW. 303 or consent of the instructor

Appellate review; the course of an appeal; scope of review; mechanics of appeal; re-opening of a case; res judicata; arbitration.

LAW 305 / COMMERCIAL LAW I
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition: LAW. 205 or consent of the instructor

Basic institutions. Commercial enterprises and rules regulating them. Laws applicable to merchants. Negotiable instruments and recent developments.

LAW 306 / COMMERCIAL LAW II
Sınıf: Credit: 4Precondition: LAW. 305 or consent of the instructor

Simple partnerships and other business associations, especially corporations and partnership with limited liability. Multinational corporations.

LAW 308 / LAW OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
Sınıf: Credit: 4Precondition: LAW. 201 or consent of the instructor

The court structure. Basic principles of criminal procedure. Commencement and conduct of criminal proceedings, public prosecutor and defence. Appeal.

LAW 313 / CONSUMER PROTECTION LAW
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

Legal problems of consumers as weaker parties in commercial transactions. The Constitutional basis and statutory provisions, civil (The Law of the Protection of the Consumer) as well as public law nature will be discussed.

LAW 314 / MASS MEDIA LAW
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

Legal issues related to mass media from perspective of Turkish and comparative law. Evolution of media law; media law and related rights and freedoms, i.e. freedom of expression and right to privacy; libel; limits of criticism; incitement to hatred; national security and public morals; access to government information; broadcasting activities; censorship; monopoly in media law; High Authority for Radio and Television; rules of conduct for media; associations for media workers.

LAW 315 / ENVIRONMENTAL LAW
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

Development, nature and sources of environmental law; right to environment as a human right and its constitutional basis; conservation of environment, administrative actions and sanctions for conservation of environment; environmental pollution and its types; civil and penal liability for environmental damage, international dimension of environmental law.

LAW 316 / AIR LAW
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

Air Law from private Law aspect. General introduction to air Law; review of international organizations, inter- natioal conventions as well as national regulations in this field. Examination of concept and nationality of aircraft, operation of an aircraft and non-contractual liability arising therefrom. Carriage of passengers and cargo by air. Insurance aspects and aviation security.

LAW 322 / INTRODUCTION TO AMERICAN LAW
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

This English-based course will examine how U.S. federal and state courts are organized and how they work, including taking a look at the way Laws have developed under the precedent system of common Law relevant to American courts. A select number of decisions of the Supreme Court of the United States will be examined to learn how precedent has been used to determine the meaning and application of a very important legal principle for American society.

LAW 324 / LAW OF PROPERTY II
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition: LAW. 301

Concept of ownership of land, condominum ownership, praedial servitudes, right of way, right of construction and right of usufruct and mortgage.

LAW 325 / COMPETITION LAW
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

Basics of the competition law, critical legal and economic analysis. Main substantive laws within the context of `The Act on Protection of Competition No 4054?. Examination of the relevant statutory and case law framework, an introduction to US and EC antitrust laws. Specific categories of business practices such as privatization, franchising, and patents.The provisions on unfair competition of the Turkish Commercial Code.

LAW 326 / EUROPEAN UNION LAW
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

International status of European Community and Union; the institutions. The law making power. Court of Justice. The Association Agreement. The law of the European Union: Free movement of persons, capital and services. Competition. Harmonisation and unification of laws. Customs Union.

LAW 327 / INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL LAW
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

Historical development, concept and the scope of International Criminal Law (ICL), general principles of ICL. Prosecution of crimes committed abroad before national courts, applicability of foreign penal codes before national courts, execution of foreign judgments, international cooperation in the prosecution of international and transnational crimes, International crimes, International criminal tribunals.

LAW 328 / INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS LAW
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

Basic concepts and historical development of human rights, human rights theories, classification and restriction of human rights on the national and international level (especially the European system for the protection of human rights), as well as their legal protection.