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Lesson Information

Course Credit 2.0
Course ECTS Credit 4.0
Teaching Language of Instruction Türkçe
Level of Course Bachelor's Degree, TYYÇ: Level 6, EQF-LLL: Level 6, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of Course Compulsory
Mode of Delivery Face-to-face
Does the course require compulsory or optional work experience? Z
Course Coordinator
Instructor (s) Assist. Prof. Dr. ABDULLAH İSLAMOĞLU
Course Assistant

Purpose and Content

The aim of the course Until the republic period of the Turkish legal system by providing information about the legal system and ensure a positive evaluation of the reform law made both.
Course Content Starting date of the first Turkish state in 1926, the civil law of the process until the adoption of the law and legal institutions to examine the development of the main topics of the course. After the pre-Islamic Within this framework period briefly examined Ottoman legal system-Islam Law Customary law ayrımı-, state organization, court organization, the non-Muslims in the Ottoman Empire, criminal law, slavery, trusts, family law, Mecelle and Law-i family Decree, Ottoman land change the system and age of the Ottoman law are dealt with after the Tanzimat.

Weekly Course Subjects

1Legal section of the importance of the subject of history
2Pre-Islamic Turkish legal history
3Turkish law after the adoption of Islam
4Ottoman legal system and customary law-resources development
5Ottoman state organization, sultan, brother-storey, servant system
6Ottoman provincial organization Ottoman judicial organization
7Non-Muslims Muslims in the Ottoman Empire
8Ottoman general provisions of criminal law
9Law of Persons natural persons An overview of the Ottoman family law, family law Decree-i
10Slavery in the Ottoman law Foundations of the Ottoman law
11Ottoman inheritance law: Sharia Law of Succession Customary inheritance law
12Ottoman land law: Soil types Grooming System
13Law after Tanzimat Ottoman Tanzimat period Enacted Laws
14Transition to the current legal system


1- Prof. Dr. Coşkun ÜÇOK, Prof. Dr. Ahmet MUMCU, Prof. Dr. Gülnihal BOZKURT, Türk Hukuk Tarihi, Turhan Kitabevi Yayınları, Ankara, 2015
2- Prof. Dr. Halil Cin, Prof. Dr. Gül Akyılmaz; Türk Hukuk Tarihi, Sayram yayınları, Konya, 2009