Law

The program’s mission is to develop the legal education in Palestine and provide it with unique scientific research leading to the preparation of a legal staff conversant scientifically and practically, and equipped with the skills and values needed to practice legal actions and expertise legal methodology which contributes in raising the level of various legal professions which offers services to the Palestinian community, as well as developing and strengthen relationships with justice institutions and law faculties in Palestine and abroad, beside preparing students to pursue their graduate studies.

  • Develop legal education including interactive teaching techniques, working in groups, developing student’s critical analysis skills aiming to create a generation of creative graduates with creative abilities who are able to innovate, compete, and have the ability and power to contribute in the attainment of the development objectives for Palestine.
  • Enhance scientific research skills through writing legal researches according to the proper legal methodology.
  • Qualify students with the minimum legal skills in order to have qualified students to practice the law and legal consulting. Also equipping them with creative skills such as creative thinking, analyzing, criticizing and elicitation.
  • Build student’s personalities in a way that enables them to compete, have the ability and power to contribute in finding creative solutions to important problems in the Palestinian society, and achieve development objectives.
  • Contribution in raising the development level through legal consciousness development locally, regionally and internationally.
  • Sufficient knowledge of the legislative policies and proper legal wording in order to contribute in setting and developing the Palestinian legislations in order to keep up with all periods of development.
  • Sufficient knowledge of analyzing and commenting on judicial decisions
  • Having legal skills to face problems with legal solutions.
  • Sufficient capacity to study the prevailing legal systems and modern legislative developments.
  • The ability to formulate legal pleadings, contracts and legal consultation.
  • Having scientific research skills in order to prepare the students to pursue their graduate studies and to buildup their spirit of learning.
  • High efficiency in personal and institutional performance.
  • Having the spirit of leadership, innovation and creativity in legal fields.
  • Equip students with creative skills such as critical thinking, analyzing, criticizing and Elicitation.
  • Graduates who have integrity and desire to achieve justice while having legal missions.
  • Graduates who have creativity and excellence in various areas.
  • Lawyer or legal advisor for governmental departments or private institutions such as banks, companies, non-governmental organizations and international organizations.
  • Prosecutors, judges in courts or public servants in ministries and governmental institutions.
  • Engage within civil society institution.
  • Legal researchers and academics in public and private education institutions.

Academic plan for the program consists of: 144 credit hours, distributed below

Requirements

Credit Hours

University Requirements  

21

Faculty Requirements

29

Major Requirements

88

Elective Courses

6

Total

144

Major Requirements: 88 Credit Hours

A. Compulsory Courses: 73 credit hours distributed as follows

Course Number

Prerequisites

JURI131 | VOLUNTARY SOURCES OF OBLIGATION

JURI 130

JURI134 | PRINCIPLES OF CRIMINAL LAW

JURI 130

JURI135 | HISTORY OF LAW IN PALESTINE

JURI 130

JURI231 | INVOLUNTARY SOURCES OF OBLIGATION

JURI 131

JURI2311 | RULES OF OBLIGATION

JURI 231

JURI232 | ADMINISTRATIVE LAW

JURI 132

JURI233 | PRINCIPLES OF COMMERCIAL LAW

JURI 131

JURI234 | CRIMES AGAINST PERSONS

JURI 134

JURI2341 | CRIMES AGAINST PROPERTY

JURI 134

JURI238 | LAW OF PERSONAL STATUS 1

JURI 131

JURI320 | CODE OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Third Year Level

JURI331 | NOMINAL CONTRACTS

JURI 2311

JURI3311 | RIGHTS IN REM

JURI 331

JURI332 | ADMINISTRATIVE JUDICIARY

JURI 232

JURI333 | COMMERCIAL PAPERS AND BANKING OPERATIONS

JURI 233

JURI334 | CRIMINAL PROCEDURE LAW

JURI 234&JURI 2341

JURI335 | PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL LAW

Third Year Level

JURI336 | INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

JURI 236

JURI337 | LABOR LAW

JURI 130

JURI338 | LAW OF PERSONAL STATUS 2

JURI 238

JURI339 | CIVIL AND COMMERCIAL PROCEDURES LAW

Third Year Level

JURI421 | LAW OF EXECUTION

JURI 339

JURI431 | LAW OF EVIDENCE

JURI339

& 4th year standing

JURI433 | COMPANY LAW

JURI 333

JURI438 | SEMINAR IN LAW

4th year standing

B. Concentrations: 15 Credit Hours

Concentration  “A” (profession public prosecution):

Course Number

Prerequisites

JURI420 | LEGISLATIVE DRAFTING

4th year standing

JURI414 | FORENSIC MEDICINE-BASED EVIDENCE AND CRIMINAL LABORATORIES

JURI 334

JURI4141 | SKILLS IN CRIMINAL TRIALS

JURI 334

JURI4142 | INTERROGATION AND EXAMINATION SKILLS

JURI 334

JURI424 | LEGAL EXAMINATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS

JURI130 or CULS230  4th year standing&

JURI4241 | CRIMINOLOGY AND PENOLOGY

4th year standing

JURI434 | PHILOSOPHY OF LAW

JURI 130, & 4th year standing.

3 credit hours from other law courses

Concentration  “B” (profession of law practice):

Course Number

Prerequisites

JURI420 | LEGISLATIVE DRAFTING

4th year standing

JURI411 | MOCK TRIALS

JURI 339

JURI4111 | LAWYERING SKILLS

4th year standing

JURI4112 | LEGAL COUNSELLING

4th year standing

JURI4211 | INSURANCE LAW

4th year standing

JURI4212 | LAND LAW

JURI 3311

JURI4311 | ALTERNATIVE CONFLICT RESOLUTION MECHANISMS

JURI 337

3 credit hours from other law courses