MV617K German and Swiss Systems of Procedural Law

Faculty of Law
Spring 2017
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Teacher(s)
PhDr. Eva Šrámková (seminar tutor)
Daria Gistl (assistant)
PhDr. Helena Hušková (assistant)
Supervisor
PhDr. Eva Šrámková
Language Centre, Faculty of Law Division - Language Centre
Contact Person: Lenka Pavlíková
Supplier department: Language Centre, Faculty of Law Division - Language Centre
Timetable of Seminar Groups
MV617K/01: Mon 27. 2. to Fri 19. 5. Wed 8:00–9:30 133, E. Šrámková
MV617K/02: No timetable has been entered into IS. E. Šrámková
Prerequisites
! MV617Zk Comparison of Procedural Law
Basic requirements "German for Lawyers" examination or equivalent command of legal German.
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 15 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 10/15, only registered: 0/15
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The seminar is an introduction to procedural law in Switzerland. It offers insight into the system of courts at canton and federal levels. The system of courts is explained. Apart from this, civil and criminal procedure at canton and federal levels are discussed. Swiss and German systems of procedural law are compared. At the end of the course, students will be able to discuss the main differences between German and Swiss systems of procedural law. They will understand the gist of video recordings from court hearings (level C1), provide summary and give reasons for a decision.
Syllabus
  • 1. System of courts 2. System of the execution of judicial power at canton level 3. System of the execution of judicial power at federal level 4. Specialised courts 4. Civil procedure at canton level 5. Civil procedure at federal level 7. Criminal procedure at canton level 8. Criminal procedure at federal level 9. Specialised criminal courts 10.Remedies
Literature
  • Schmid, Niklaus. Strafprozessrecht. 3. Aufl. Zürich 1997. ISBN 3-7255-3655-4.
  • URL://www.bger.ch
  • Spühler, Karl/Reetz, Peter/Vock, Dominik/Graham-Siegenthaler, Barbara. Neuerungen im Zivilprozessrecht. Zürich 2000. ISBN 3-7255-4042-X.
  • Bürgerliches Gesetzbuch : mit Einführungsgesetz, Beurkundungsgesetz, AGB-Gesetz, Verbraucherkreditgesetz, Gesetz über den Widerruf von Haustürgeschäften, Produkthaftungsgesetz, Wohnungseigentumsgesetz, Ehegesetz und Hausratsverordnung. Edited by Helmut Köhler. 40. überarb. Aufl. München: dtv, 1997. xxx, 676 s. ISBN 3-423-05001-2. info
Teaching methods
Dialogic method (discussion, conversation), interactive teaching methods
Assessment methods
Colloquium is in the form of an oral exam. Students have to present one of the chosen topics.
Language of instruction
German
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only v češtině)
The course is taught annually.
Teacher's information
Součástí hodnocení je průběžné vypracování domácích úkolů.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2018.
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