MP810Zk Human Rights and Judiciary

Faculty of Law
Spring 2022
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught in person.
Mgr. Kamila Abbasi, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Ing. Mgr. Jaroslav Benák, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Pavel Kandalec, Ph.D., LL.M. (lecturer)
doc. JUDr. David Kosař, Ph.D., LL.M., J. S. D. (lecturer)
doc. JUDr. Mgr. Pavel Molek, Ph.D., LL.M. (lecturer)
JUDr. Kateřina Šimáčková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. JUDr. Vojtěch Šimíček, Ph.D. (lecturer)
JUDr. Zuzana Vikarská, MJur, MPhil, Ph.D. (lecturer)
JUDr. Ladislav Vyhnánek, Ph.D., LL.M. (lecturer)
doc. JUDr. PhDr. Robert Zbíral, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. JUDr. Vojtěch Šimíček, Ph.D.
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
Mon 21. 2. to Fri 20. 5. Thu 14:00–15:40 140
Prerequisites (in Czech)
NOW ( MP810Z Human Rights and Judiciary Sem ) || MP714Z Human Rights and Judiciary Sem || MP810Z Human Rights and Judiciary Sem
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
  • Law (programme PrF, PR_)
  • Law (programme PrF, M-PPV)
Course objectives
At the end of the course the student will be able to solve - at the basic level - actual human rights cases; the student will understand the procedural and material aspects of human rights protection at both international and domestic level; the student will be able to write reasoned analysis of a human rights issue as well as a petition to the court;
  • Introduction to Human Rights
  • Human Rights' Limitations
  • Right to Life, Torture and Inhuman Treatment
  • Prohibition of Discrimination
  • Fair Trial
  • Right to Liberty
  • Freedom of Expression
  • Right to Privacy and Personality
  • Peaceful Enjoyment of Possessions
  • Freedom of Assembly
  • Right to Association, Political Parties
  • Social Rights
    recommended literature
  • KOSAŘ, David, Ladislav VYHNÁNEK, Kühn ZDENĚK and Antoš MAREK. Ustavní právo: Casebook (Constitutional Law: Casebook). 1st ed. Praha: Wolters Kluwer CZ, 2014. Casebooky, I. ISBN 978-80-7478-664-8. info
  • Rovnost a diskriminace. Edited by Michal Bobek - Pavla Boučková - Zdeněk Kühn. Vyd. 1. V Praze: C.H. Beck, 2007. xlviii, 47. ISBN 9788071795841. info
  • HUBÁLKOVÁ, Eva. Evropská úmluva o lidských právech a Česká republika :judikatura a řízení před Evropským soudem pro lidská práva. Praha: Linde, 2003. 743 s. ISBN 80-7201-417-X. info
Teaching methods
Lectures (class discussion held separetely)
Assessment methods
Students write a constitutional complaint. The evaluation is based on the demonstrated ability to identify relevant issues, find plausible arguments and work with sources. Open book.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course is taught annually.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021.
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