BV302Zk Selected Chapters in Psychology of Law

Faculty of Law
Autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
12/0/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught online.
Teacher(s)
doc. JUDr. Tomáš Sobek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Bc. Linda Tvrdíková (assistant)
Guaranteed by
doc. JUDr. Tomáš Sobek, Ph.D.
Department of Legal Theory - Faculty of Law
Contact Person: Tereza Buchalová
Supplier department: Department of Legal Theory - Faculty of Law
Timetable
Fri 20. 11. 8:00–9:40 133, 10:00–11:40 133, Fri 27. 11. 12:00–13:40 133, 14:00–15:40 133, Fri 18. 12. 16:00–17:40 133, 18:00–19:40 133
Prerequisites
! OBOR ( PR ) && ! OBOR ( PR01 ) && ! PROGRAM ( N - VS )
Previous knowledge of the subject is not assumed.
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 180 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 148/180, only registered: 1/180, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 1/180
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
The course aim is to prepare students for basic situations in which a graduate needs knowledge of psychology. The graduate would be able to apply knowledge of the human personality. The students of this course gain better communication abilities for future praxis.
Syllabus
  • Lectures. 1-2. The relationship of the scientific psychology and the legal praxis. The history and the current issues. 3-4. The law and the human perception. The law and the human cognitive abilities (thinking and intelect). The law and the human emotions. The law and the human instincts. The psychology of the human action-the legal context. 5-6. The law and the human psyche pathology. Addiction to alcohol, to drugs, the legal context. 7-8.The law and the human communication psychology - I. 9-10. The law and the human communication psychology - II. 11-12. The contemporary legal praxis and psychology-the current topics.
Literature
  • HOUBOVÁ, Drahomíra, Jaromír HARVÁNEK, Pavel HUNGR, Karin BRZOBOHATÁ and Vladimír SMÉKAL. Psychologie pro právníky (Psychology for Lawyers). Plzeň: Aleš Čeněk, 2008. 279 pp. ISBN 978-80-7380-100-7. info
Teaching methods
Lecture: Verbal presentation of the course content.
Assessment methods
The examination form: mixed (both oral and written). It is necessary to succeed at both parts of the examination. Both parts are performed in the same time. The written test is evaluated up to eight points. To pass the written part of the examination it is necessary to have at least four points.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019.
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