PrF:SOC017 Czech Family Law - Course Information

SOC017 Czech Family Law

Faculty of Law
Spring 2019
Extent and Intensity
2/0. 6 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
prof. JUDr. Zdeňka Králíčková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Martin Kornel, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Martin Kornel, Ph.D.
Department of Civil Law - Faculty of Law
Contact Person: doc. JUDr. Ing. Michal Radvan, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Civil Law - Faculty of Law
Wed 14:00–15:40 260
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The main aim of the subject is make an introduction into Czech Family Law: History – Presents – Future. The lectures will be focused on key institution of Czech Family law in the light of human rights dimension: Marriage. Registered partnership. Cohabitation. Filiations. Parental responsibility. Maintenance duty. Adoption. Foster care. Guardianship and Custodianship. Cases of the European Court of Human rights (the Right to Respect Private and Family life - art. 8 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms) will be studied and analyzed by students to have different attitude to local family laws with respect to the Court s interpretation and application.
  • 1. Introduction into Czech Family Law. History – Presents – Future. 2. Marriage. 3. Registered partnership. 4. Cohabitation. 5. Filiations. Case study: Case of Paulík v. the Slovak Republic. 6. Parental responsibility. 7. Maintenance duty. 8. Adoption. 9. Foster care. 10. State interventions. Institutional care. Case study: Case of Wallova and Wallo v. the Czech Republic. 11. Guardianship and Custodianship. 12. Law against Domestic Violence.
  • HRUŠÁKOVÁ, Milana. International encyclopaedia of laws : family and succession law : Czech Republic : Czech Republic : family and succession law (Variant.) : International encyclopaedia of family and succession law. Supplement 21, Czech Republic (Variant.). The Hague: Kluwer Law International, 2002. 210 s. info
  • KRÁLÍČKOVÁ, Zdeňka. Czech family law after the Czech Republic has been accepted to the European Union. Časopis pro právní vědu a praxi, Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2006, Vol. 14, Nr. 4, p. 362-370. ISSN 1210-9126. info
  • KRÁLÍČKOVÁ, Zdeňka. Developments in Marriage and Marital Law in the Czech Republic. In Marriage and Quasi Marital Relationships in Central and Eastern Europe. 1. vydání. USA Provo Utah: BUY Academic Publishing, 2008. p. 173 - 198, 26 pp. Marriage and Quasi Marital Relationships in Centra. ISBN 978-0-8425-2720-0. info
  • KRÁLÍČKOVÁ, Zdeňka. Adoption in the Czech Republic : reform in the light of the child welfare laws. In The International survey of family law : 2003 edition. Bristol: Jordan Publishing, 2003. p. 125-142, 18 pp. ISBN 0-85308-866-7. info
Teaching methods
- lectures - study and class discussion of the Cases of the European Court of Human rights (the Right to Respect Private and Family life - art. 8 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms) - presentation of essays - drill
Assessment methods
Examination – credit requirements: 1. Semester paper – written essay and case study, 2. Oral exam including discussion on written essay and case study.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught each semester.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2004, Spring 2005, Autumn 2005, Spring 2006, Autumn 2006, Spring 2007, Autumn 2007, Spring 2008, Autumn 2008, Spring 2009, Autumn 2009, Spring 2010, Autumn 2010, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Spring 2015, Autumn 2015, Spring 2016, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018.
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