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Course, academic year 2023/2024
Principles of Law - AB501012
Title: Principles of Law
Guaranteed by: Department of Economics and Management (837)
Faculty: Central University Departments of UCT Prague
Actual: from 2021
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:3
E-Credits: winter s.:3
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:2/0, Ex [HT]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Lochmanová Ludmila doc. JUDr. Ph.D.
Is interchangeable with: B501012
This is an introductory course to legal studies. It has a broad spectrum of subjects that aims at teaching the fundamental concepts of the main disciplines of law. Having completed this course successfully, the students will be acquainted with many of the subjects they will encounter during their bachelor programs. Moreover, the students will have exercised several skills, including critical reflection, legal reasoning, reading sources of law, solving cases, and communicating about the outcomes.
Last update: Scholleová Hana (14.12.2021)
Literature -

R: Hage, J.- Akkermans, B.: Introduction to Law, Springer, 2017

R: Honoré, T.: About Law: An Introduction, Oxford University Press, 2000

A: – Portál aktuálních úprav práva EU, věstník nových zákonů

A: – Právní systémy a instituty v jednotlivých zemích EU – aktuální informace

The Constitution of the Czech Republic, The Charter of Fundamental Rights and Freedoms

Last update: Novotný Lukáš (12.09.2023)
Requirements to the exam - Czech

Exam - written.

Credit based on:

1) the student's attendance and activity in the exercises

2) the level of preparation and presentation of independent work

3) monitoring and presentation of current legislation

4) analysis of case studies

Last update: Novotný Lukáš (12.09.2023)
Syllabus -

1. The notion of law; law as a specific normative system; importance of law for the functioning of society.

2. Roman law and historical development of law.

3. Legal norms.

4. Main types of the sources of law; legal cultures.

5. Branches of law. Standards-setting process; constitutional and legislative process.

6. The notion of legal relationship and guidance within its structure.

7. Legal entities and conditions of legal conduct.

8. The essence of establishment and functions of liability and the main types of liability.

9. Dispute settlement, main principles of civil, criminal and administrative proceedings.

10. Important international organizations and treaties, areas of international economic cooperation.

11. Law enforcement, state governed by law and subjects of law rights legal guarantees.

12. System of legislative, executive and judicial power authorities in general and in the Czech Republic

13. Case studies, follow-up

14. Test

Last update: Botek Marek (17.01.2020)
Course completion requirements -

Test. Discussion.

Last update: Scholleová Hana (09.09.2023)
Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Účast na přednáškách 1 28
Příprava na přednášky, semináře, laboratoře, exkurzi nebo praxi 1 28
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 1 28
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