The main aims of the course:
Understanding and mastering the basic characteristic features of the development of Czech law, particularly since 1620 to end of 20 century.
Identifying sources of Czech law and the process of its creation and application.
Identifying and defining the transition from legal sectionalism, through the unification of Czech-Austrian law, to its modern forms, legislation and legal practice.
Identifying the influence of foreign systems of law on Czech law - reception of Roman law, influence of German law and Roman Catholic canon law.
The beginnings of the Czech state and law and their development in the period of feudalism.
The development of Czech law, sources of law, legal sectionalism, cerations of law and its application.
The revolutionary year 1848 and its importance for the development of the state and law. Constitutional development of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy.
Foundation of the Czechoslovak Republic. Constitutional and legal development of the so called "First Republic (Czechoslovakia 1918-1938). Development of public administration and municipal authorities in the Czechoslovak republic.
Unification of Czech-Austrian law, modern codification.
Formation of modern legal system.
So called "Second Republic" (Czechoslovakia 1938-1939). Period of bondage.
Concept of post-war order in Czechoslovakia. Post-war reneval 1945-1948.
Constitutional and legal development (1948 - 1992)
Civil Law (1948 - 1992)
Family and Labour Law (1948 - 1992)
Commercial, Cooperative and Land Law (1948 - 1992)
Criminal Law (1948 - 1992)
VOJÁČEK, Ladislav, Karel SCHELLE and Vilém KNOLL. České právní dějiny. Plzeň: Vydavatelství a nakladatelství Aleš Čeněk, 2008. 684 s. ISBN 978-80-7380-127-4. info