MVV32K Human Rights in Europe

Faculty of Law
Autumn 2017
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 4 credit(s). Recommended Type of Completion: k (colloquium). Alternate Types of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Zuzana Vikarská, MJur (lecturer)
JUDr. Ladislav Vyhnánek, Ph.D., LL.M. (lecturer)
Supervisor
JUDr. Ladislav Vyhnánek, Ph.D., LL.M.
Department of Constitutional Law and Political Science - Faculty of Law
Contact Person: Andrea Kalivodová, DiS.
Supplier department: Department of Constitutional Law and Political Science - Faculty of Law
Timetable of Seminar Groups
MVV32K/01: Mon 2. 10. to Fri 22. 12. Thu 16:40–18:10 129, Z. Vikarská
MVV32K/02: Mon 2. 10. to Fri 22. 12. Thu 18:15–19:45 124
MVV32K/03: No timetable has been entered into IS. L. Vyhnánek
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 20 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 49/20, only registered: 72/20
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
At the end of the course the student should understand the euroepean system of human rights protection at both the national and international (ECHR) level; the student should be able to solve human rights cases and present a reasoned analysis of such a case; the students should understand the basic case-law of ECHR and national courts related to human rights issues; the student should also understand the different approaches that the courts adopt while dealing with the cases.
Syllabus
  • 3.10. - Introduction 10.10. - History of Human Rights 17.10. The Levels of Protection 24.10. Reading weak 31.10. The Evolution of Human Rights Protection in Europe 7.11. Right to Life 14.11. Prohibition of Torture 21.11. Prohibition of Discrimination 28.11. Freedom of Expression 5.12. Right to Fair Trial I. 12.12. Right to Fair Trial II. 19.12. Right to Fair Trial III.
Literature
  • STEINER, Henry J., Philip ALSTON and Ryan GOODMAN. International human rights in context : law, politics, morals : text and materials. 3rd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. xxxix, 149. ISBN 9780199279425. info
  • DORSEN, Norman. Comparative constitutionalism : cases and materials. St. Paul: Thomson, 2003. lxv, 1383. ISBN 0314242481. info
Teaching methods
Class discussion/lectures.
Assessment methods
Written essay on selected human rights topic. Subjective evaluation (originality, language and depth of analysis will be considered)
Language of instruction
English
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016.
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