Course code JurZP006

Credit points 8

Law Enforcement

Total Hours in Course320

Independent study hours320

Date of course confirmation19.02.2019

Responsible UnitInstitute of Economics and Regional Development

Course developer

author lect.

Alla Pūce

Mg. paed.

Prior knowledge

JurZ2005, Basics of Law

JurZ3029, Civil Procedure

JurZ4015, Labour Law

JurZ4016, Property Law

JurZ4017, Obligations Law

Course abstract

During their practice placements, students get familiarized with the real situations at the institutions through participating in the institutions’ daily work and in planning their development, strengthen their general theoretical knowledge in law and build up competences as prescribed by the practice curriculum as well as acquire information for their bachelor theses.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

Students will be able to demonstrate:
KNOWLEDGE of
1. The legal framework for the work placement organisation. Practice report and
the presentation of the report.
2. The legal acts applied by the work placement organisation and their role. Practice report and
the presentation of the report.
SKILLS
Professional skills to
1. Associate theoretical knowledge of law with practical assignments to successfully participate in the work placement organisation’s daily work and in tackling daily problems. Practice report, a reference of the practical placement coach.
Soft skills to
1. Complete and assume responsibility for the assignments given. Reference of the practical placement coach.
2. Work in a team. Reference of the practical placement coach.
3. Present and explain the work results to others. Presentation of the practice report.
COMPETENCES to

1. Independently analyse, evaluate, judge as well as solve work assignments in various fields of practical work, working individually and in a team. Practice report, a reference of the practical pl

Course Content(Calendar)

1. Consolidation of the theoretical knowledge acquired through building up practical skills in the specialization Law.
2. Familiarisation with the work placement organization, the role of the organization in the context of regional development and the execution of the tasks entrusted in a responsible manner.
3. Familiarisation with work organization at the work placement organization, the structure of the enterprise, the liability and competence of the employees; the operational goal and objectives of the enterprise in the context of regional development.
4. Analysis of the legal framework to give practical recommendations for enhancing the operation of the work placement organization.
5. Implementation of the individual practice programme and the achievement of the individual objectives set in the trainee cover letter.
6. Execution of the tasks entrusted to the trainee by the work placement supervisor.
7. Participation in discussions, meetings and gatherings that are open and organized at the work placement organization.
8. Collection, processing, analysis and systematization of information for the bachelor thesis.
9. Preparation and submission of the practice report.

10. Presentation and defence of the practice report.

Requirements for awarding credit points

The duration of the work placement is 8 weeks. During the placement, the student prepares a practical training report in line with the practice curriculum. The written report is 15-20 pages long. The report has to be structured and formatted in accordance with the LLU ESAF Guidelines for Producing and Defending Study Projects. The report has to be submitted to the practice supervisor appointed by the institute prior to the deadline set by the EKRA Institute. The report is supplemented with the trainee appointment letter with the work placement supervisor’s reference letter approved by the work placement organisation. The report has to be defended before a committee appointed by the EKRA Institute. For the defence, the student has to make a 5-7 minute (PowerPoint) presentation on the responsibilities fulfilled during the traineeship.

Description of the organization and tasks of students’ independent work

Practice represents the self-organized work of the student that involves 320 hours of independent work.

Criteria for Evaluating Learning Outcomes

The traineeship is assessed on a 10-pint marking scale. The lowest passing mark is 4 (almost satisfactory). The assessment is done by the Practice Defence Committee based on the content of the practice report, the student’s performance during the defence and the work placement supervisor’s reference letter.

Compulsory reading

1. Administratīvais process tiesā. Rīga: Latvijas Vēstneša bibliotēka, 2008.
2. Broka B., Džohansens S. Juridisko tekstu rakstīšana un analīze. Ceturt. papild. izdevums. Rīga: Tiesu namu aģentūra, 2010.
3. Civillikums: LR likums (2002) Pieejams: https://likumi.lv/doc.php?id=225418
4. Civilprocesa likuma komentāri I daļa (1. - 28. nodaļa). Rīga: Tiesu nama aģentūra, 2011, 546 lpp.
5. Civilprocesa likums: LR likums (2004). Pieejams: https://likumi.lv/doc.php?id=50500
6. Darba likums: LR likums (2016). Pieejams: https://likumi.lv/doc.php?id=26019
7. Kalna S. Ģimenes un mantojuma tiesības. Rīga: SIA "Biznesa vadības koledža", 2009, 409 lpp.
8. Rācenāja Ņ. Darba līgums kā tiesību avots. Rīga: Biznesa augstskola Turība, 2009, 88 lpp.
9. Rozenfelds J. Lietu tiesības. 4 labotais, papildinātais izdevums. Rīga: Zvaigzne ABC, 2011, 224 lpp.
10. Torgāns K. Saistību tiesības. I. daļa. Rīga: TNA, 2006, 315 lpp.

11. Ulmane V. Darba tiesības. Darba aizsardzība. Rīga: "Biznesa augstskola Turība" SIA, 2004, 264 lpp.

Further reading

1. Alehno I. Eiropas Savienības tiesību īstenošana Latvijā. Rīga: Latvijas Vēstnesis, 2003, 392 lpp.
2. Civilstāvokļa aktu reģistrācijas likums: LR likums (2013). https://likumi.lv/doc.php?id=253442
3. Darba likums ar komentāriem: Zvērinātu advokātu birojs “BDO Zelmenis & Liberte”. Pieejams: http://www.lizda.lv/content/files/dl_ar_kom.pdf
4. Joksts O., Girgensone B. Terminu skaidrojošā vārdnīca civiltiesībās (lietu tiesības, saistību tiesības). Rīga: SIA Drukātava, 2011, 144 lpp.
5. Joksts O., Janovskis A. Personas īpašums un tā aizsardzība. Rīga: Mans īpašums, 2002, 149 lpp.
6. Latvijas tiesību sistēma (2017). Kolektīva monogrāfija. Rīga: Biznesa augstskola Turība
7. Rozenfelds J. Ķīlas tiesības. Rīga: Zvaigzne ABC, 1998, 44 lpp.

8. Torgāns K. Līgumi uzņēmējdarbībā. Rīga, 2009.

Periodicals and other sources

1. Jurista vārds: una lex-una iustitia omnibus. Rīga: Latvijas Vēstnesis, 2006- ISSN 1691-2462

2. Latvijas Vēstnesis: Latvijas Republikas oficiālais laikraksts. Rīga: Valsts uzņēmums "Latvijas Vēstnesis". ISSN 1407-0391

Notes

Practice for the ESAF academic bachelor programme Economics, specialisation Law.