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Introduction to Anglo-American Law (2007/09/17). Dr Meng-Chang Yao School of Law, Catholic Fu Jen University. Lesson One: New Era, New Challenges and New Lawyers. I: New Challenges and New Lawyers. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


<ul><li><p>Introduction to Anglo-American Law(2007/09/17) Dr Meng-Chang YaoSchool of Law, Catholic Fu Jen University</p></li><li><p>Lesson One: New Era, New Challenges and New Lawyers </p></li><li><p>I: New Challenges and New Lawyers </p></li><li><p>The Law, like the traveler, must be ready for the tomorrow. It must have a principle of growth. Grand Justice Cardozo</p><p>Benjamin Nathan Cardozo (May 24, 1870July 9, 1938) </p></li><li><p>Therefore, if you want to overcome any challenges in the new century, you must know what challenges are first.</p></li><li><p>What Challenges We are Facing ! Challenge I- Globalization;</p></li><li><p>Challenge II:Mulitpalization and Highly Professionalism</p></li><li><p>Challenge III:Inter-disciplinarisation </p></li><li><p>How to respond such serious Challenges stated above?-</p><p>Perspective From Taiwanese Lawyers</p></li><li><p>Challenge IV: Legal Education </p></li><li><p>II: New Lawyers and New Skills </p></li><li><p>What Goals a Lawyer Aims for! To Know Law;To Practice Law;To Fulfill Law</p><p>Justice Oliver W. Holmes, Jr. (1841 1935)</p></li><li><p>What a Lawyer should learn form the University? Ability to reason; Ability to think; Ability top evaluate and appraise material; Ability to Argument and Present;</p></li><li><p>Now, Please let us rethink-What capacities we need to reinforce and what basic skill we need to develop more?</p></li><li><p>III: Why we can develop the basic Skills from the studies of Anglo-American Legal Subjects?</p></li><li><p>What are the Difference between Civil Law System and Common Law system? What is the different legal thinking or legal reasoning between Civil Law System and Common Law system? </p></li><li><p>1. Language2. Comparative Legal Thinking3. To Think like a English Lawyer4. Multiple Capacities of Arguments and Legal Thinking5. Prepare for International law and Interdisciplinary Legal Courses 6. Study Abroad </p></li><li><p>IV: How to set the Teaching Goals and Recognize the limitations in Anglo-American Legal Courses</p></li><li><p>1. Know the Limitations First! Marginal Courses?</p><p> Difficulty of Comprehension Psychological Problems </p><p> Thinking Method vs Knowledge </p></li><li><p>2 . How to set your Goals?Know my Students First, Encourage them to Overcome language difficulty Second.</p></li><li><p>V: How to teach &amp; how to Learn? </p><p> Is Socratic Method Necessary?</p></li><li><p>VI: Is it Possible to Study Anglo-American Law in the Non-English Specking World ?</p></li><li><p>VII: The Teaching of Anglo-American Law in Fu Jen Catholic University</p></li><li><p>Teaching Subjects:Part I: Basic IssuesPart II: Case Studies</p></li><li><p>Why Case Study is so Critical?</p></li><li><p>Challenges and Solutions</p></li><li><p>VIII: How to get a Sketch of Anglo-American Law in one week?</p><p>That Could Be a Big Challenge!</p></li><li><p>What are we going to do in the next five days?1. Introduction 2. Know-how before Know-what 3. History and Institutions of Anglo American Law4. Legal Methodology5. The Judicial System and the Adversary System </p></li><li><p>6. Constitutional Law and Judicial Review7. Civil Rights and Liberties8. Contract Law9. Torts Law10. Criminal Law11. Procedural Law12. Legal Education </p></li><li><p>IX: References1. William Burnham , 2005Burnham's Introduction to the Law and Legal System of the United States, 3d (American Casebook Series and Other Coursebooks) (Paperback) </p><p>2. 2004 3. 1998 4. Friedman, L.M. American Law: An Introduction, 2nd edition (March 1998)</p></li><li><p>5. 20035 </p></li><li><p>--A Lawyer/Statesman Why?</p><p>Statesmanship : the ability, qualifications, or practice of a statesman; wisdom, character and skill in the management of public affairs.</p></li><li><p>Wellington Koo1888-1985) 19121919</p></li><li><p>(1905-1912) John Bassett Moore. </p><p>John Bassett Moore (1860 1947) was an American authority on international law who was a member of the Hague Tribunal (1912-1938) and the first US judge to serve on the Permanent Court of International Justice from 1921 to 1928.From 1885 to 1886 he was a law clerk at the Department of State, then an Assistant Secretary of State. In 1891 he took the first full professorship of international law at Columbia University; he stayed there until 1924. </p></li><li><p>Professor Moore </p><p>1</p><p>2</p></li><li><p>Jurist or Lawyer Honorable Statesman </p><p> the test of leadership, dependability and statesmanship?</p></li><li><p>The End</p></li></ul>