BVV14K Theory and Method of ICT Law

Faculty of Law
Autumn 2015
Extent and Intensity
0/2. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
doc. JUDr. Radim Polčák, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Lucie Nechvátalová (assistant)
JUDr. Danuše Spáčilová (assistant)
Guaranteed by
doc. JUDr. Radim Polčák, Ph.D.
Institute of Law and Technology - Faculty of Law
Contact Person: Hana Jelínková
Supplier department: Institute of Law and Technology - Faculty of Law
Timetable of Seminar Groups
BVV14K/01: Mon 28. 9. to Fri 18. 12. Wed 8:00–9:30 302, R. Polčák
BVV14K/02: No timetable has been entered into IS. R. Polčák
Prerequisites (in Czech)
! OBOR ( PR ) && ! PROGRAM ( N - VS )
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 15 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/15, only registered: 0/15, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/15
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:
- use practical methods of use of various sources of law
- understand application procedures including specific possibilities provided for by ICT
- understand the structure and functioning of liability in private, public and international law
- analyse the content of central legal axioms, namely of fairness, fundamental rights and fundamental legal principles
- compare basic features of continental European legal culture and other dominant legal cultures of the world
  • 1. Validity of legal rules
  • 2. Typology of legal rules and classification of legal disciplines
  • 3. Law as na information system
  • 4. Sources of law I – general classification
  • 5. Sources of Law II – Czech and European Law
  • 6. Promulgation of Law and Legal Informatics
  • 7. Interpretation of law I - general methodology
  • 8. Interpretation of law II – specific methods in ICT law
  • 9. Typical factual questions in ICT law
  • 10. Digital evidence
  • 11. Legal procedures and the use of ICT
  • 12. Liability
  • 13. Legal axiology - fairness
  • WEINBERGER, Ota. Norma a instituce : (úvod do teorie práva). Translated by Pavel Hungr. Vyd. 1,. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 1995. 217 s. ISBN 8021011238. info
  • KNAPP, Viktor. Teorie práva. 1. vyd. Praha: C.H. Beck, 1995. xvi, 247. ISBN 3406401775. info
Teaching methods
interactive seminars (compulsory participation)
Assessment methods
Colloquium is awarded upon successful passing of a written test (5 open questions, indicatinve range 1/4 A4) combined with a submission of a semester paper (approx. 5 pages A4)
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
General note: Předmět neslouží k registraci studentů.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2014, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019.
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