European Judicial Law

ldrop2171  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

European Judicial Law
Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
5 credits
30.0 h
Francq Stéphanie; Wilderspin Michael (compensates Francq Stéphanie);
Main themes
In the era of internationalisation of legal sources, one of the core difficulties for practitioners being the identification of the relevant legal source a great deal will be dedicated to the hierarchy of norms among international instruments. The most important legal acts will be presented and their scope of application will be analysed. The course will focus on conflicts of jurisdictions and covers the question of international jurisdiction as well as the recognition of foreign judgments. It will also covers typical procedural issues such as the service of documents, the taking of evidence, the payment order, the European enforcement title etc.

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 The course aims at confronting the students with the basic legal problems of international litigation. It also incentivises students to observe in a critical way current issues raised by international litigations : the role of the judiciary in the era of globalisation, the impact of globalisation on national civil procedure, the relevancy of classical distinction as public law v. private law, etc.

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Other information
A general course on private international law is a prerequisite
J.-Y. Carlier, M. Fallon et B. Martin-Bosly, Code de droit international privé, Bruxelles, Bruylant, 5e éd., 2012, 1318 pp.
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Master [120] in Law

Master [120] in Law (shift schedule)

Advanced Master in European Law

Advanced Master in International Law