BZ101Zk Legal Theory

Faculty of Law
Autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
12/0/0. 7 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught online.
doc. JUDr. Jaromír Harvánek, CSc. (lecturer)
JUDr. Lukáš Hlouch, Ph.D. (lecturer)
JUDr. Michal Malaník, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. JUDr. Radim Polčák, Ph.D. (lecturer), doc. JUDr. Mgr. Martin Škop, Ph.D. (deputy)
JUDr. Bc. Terezie Smejkalová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. JUDr. Tomáš Sobek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. JUDr. Mgr. Martin Škop, Ph.D. (lecturer)
JUDr. Martin Hapla, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Adéla Sklenářová (assistant)
JUDr. Bc. Markéta Štěpáníková, Ph.D. (alternate examiner)
Guaranteed by
doc. JUDr. Jaromír Harvánek, CSc.
Department of Legal Theory - Faculty of Law
Contact Person: Tereza Buchalová
Supplier department: Department of Legal Theory - Faculty of Law
Tue 29. 9. 8:00–9:40 aula_Vinařská, 10:00–11:40 aula_Vinařská, Wed 30. 9. 8:00–9:40 aula_Vinařská, 10:00–11:40 aula_Vinařská, Fri 13. 11. 8:00–9:40 133, 10:00–11:40 133
Prerequisites (in Czech)
! OBOR ( PR ) && ! OBOR ( PR01 ) && ! PROGRAM ( N - VS )
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
Student after successful completing subject: - understands the basic legal concepts, institutes and principles - interprets the legal prescriptions - analyzes the legal system and its functions - categorizes the beginning set of knowledge that is indispensable for the study of positive legal subjects - uses the general legal terminology - has a good command of legal thinking and work with legal texts.
Learning outcomes
After completing the course the student will be able to: use basic concepts and institutes understand the structure of the legal order interpret legal norms apply the basics of legal thinking appropriately
  • Sources of Law. Legal Norm, Concept, Structure and Elements. Classification of Legal Norms and their Features. Interpretation of Law. Forms of Legal Norms Implementation,Concepts of Legal Relationship. Legal Facts as Presumptions of Legal Relationships. Subjects, Objects and Contents of Legal Relationship. Application of Law. Legal Responsibility. Legal State as a Expression of Relation between State and Law. Fundamental Metodological Approaches to Law. Operation of Law in Society, Law and Values.
    required literature
  • HARVÁNEK, Jaromír. Právní teorie (Legal theory). 1st ed. Plzeň: Vydavatelství a nakladatelství Aleš Čeněk, s.r.o., 2013. 439 pp. Právo. ISBN 978-80-7380-458-9. info
    not specified
  • KNAPP, Viktor. Teorie práva. 1. vyd. Praha: C.H. Beck, 1995. xvi, 247. ISBN 3406401775. info
  • GERLOCH, Aleš. Teorie práva. 4. upr. vyd. Plzeň: Aleš Čeněk, 2007. 343 s. ISBN 9788073800239. info
  • VEČEŘA, Miloš, Libor HANUŠ, Jaromír HARVÁNEK, Drahomíra HOUBOVÁ, Radim POLČÁK, Martin ŠKOP and Roman VANĚK. Sbírka příkladů z teorie práva. / Miloš Večeřa ... [et al.]. Vyd. 1. Praha: ASPI, 2005. 387 pp. ISBN 8073571161. info
  • GERLOCH, Aleš, Jiří ČAPEK and Jiří BOGUSZAK. Teorie práva [Boguszak, 2003]. Vyd. 1. Praha: ASPI, 2003. 323 s. ISBN 80-86395-74-X. info
  • WEINBERGER, Ota. Norma a instituce : (úvod do teorie práva). Translated by Pavel Hungr. Vyd. 1,. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 1995. 217 s. ISBN 8021011238. info
  • HOLLÄNDER, Pavel. Filosofie práva. 1. vyd. Plzeň: Vydavatelství a nakladatelství Aleš Čeněk, 2006. 303 s. ISBN 8086898962. info
  • VEČEŘA, Miloš, Jana DOSTÁLOVÁ, Jaromír HARVÁNEK and Drahomíra HOUBOVÁ. Základy teorie práva : multimediální učební text. / Miloš Večeřa ... [et al.]. 5. dotisk 2. nezměn. vydání. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2014. 106 pp. Edice multimediálních pomůcek PrF MU ; č. 47. ISBN 978-80-210-4683-2. info
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
The sense of this subject is to give an initial set of knowledge that is necessary for the study of the branch legal subjects and to learn the practical skills of the work with the legal enactments. The basic set of lectures based on the basic legal concepts, the system of law, the interpretation procedures and the forms of law implementation serves to realize the aim. The aim of the course is to learn both the general legal terminology, especially the basic legal institutes and principals and their mutual relationships and the apprehension of legal thinking.
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The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2005, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019.
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