The course provides an opportunity for in-depth study of human rights in the context of family law and European Court of Human Rights case law;
The course will be a combination of lectures, debates and student-led
presentations. Active participation and debate will be promoted.
Students will analyse and interpret ECHR case law in order to discuss conceptual issues realated to Family law from Czech and European perspective.
1) Human rights and family law, European Court of Human Rights
2) Family and family life
4) Parenthood and parental rights
5) Children rights
6) Domestic violence, Child protection
MOWBRAY, Alastair. Cases, Materials, and Commentary on the European Convention on Human Rights. : Oxford University Press, 2012. ISBN 0-19-957736-6. info
CHOUDHRY, Shazia and Jonathan HERRING. European Human Rights and Family Law. Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2010. ISBN 1-84113-175-X. info
VAN BUEREN, Geraldine. Child rights in Europe : convergence and divergence in judicial protection. Strasbourg: Council of Europe publishing, 2007. 201 s. ISBN 9789287162694. info
lectures, class discussion, group projects and presentation, homework, reading
Student will get colloquium based on activity during lectures and discussion on final lecture.