SOC004 Selected problems of Czech Criminal Law

Faculty of Law
Spring 2019
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 6 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
JUDr. Eva Brucknerová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. David Čep, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. JUDr. Jaroslav Fenyk, Ph.D., DSc., Univ. Priv. Prof. (lecturer)
doc. JUDr. Marek Fryšták, Ph.D. (lecturer)
JUDr. Milana Hrušáková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. JUDr. Věra Kalvodová, Dr. (lecturer)
Mgr. Katarína Kandová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
JUDr. Jan Provazník, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
JUDr. Jan Provazník, Ph.D.
Department of Criminal Law - Faculty of Law
Contact Person: doc. JUDr. Ing. Michal Radvan, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Criminal Law - Faculty of Law
Tue 16:00–17:40 259
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
Course objectives
The course deals with the selected problems of the Czech criminal law.
Main objectives can be summarized as follows:
to learn basic infromation about the Czech criminal law, both Substantive and Procedural
to understand fundamental principles of Czech criminal law,
to understand the conception of a crime
to be able to administer criminal law provision to criminal cases
  • 1. The role of criminal law in society, the functions of criminal law, the position of criminal law in the system of law 2. Crime as the basis of criminal responsibility in the Czech criminal law 3. Amendments in the Czech criminal law since 1989 4. The system of penal sanctions in the Czech criminal law 5. The Czech prison system 6. Juvenile justice in the Czech republic 7.Probation and Mediation Service 8. Introduction to the Czech criminal procedure 9. The role and function of Public Prosecutor in the preliminary proceedings 10. The role and function of court in the criminal proceedings 11. Defence in criminal proceedings 12. Evidence proceedings
Teaching methods
lectures with discussion
Assessment methods
Lectures are held for a minimum of 5 students. With smaller number of students attending the course, lectures are replaced with tutorials. Reading list will be given by the course co-ordinator at the fist lecture or tutorial. The examination has a written and an oral part. Examination - credit requirements: 1. Semester paper 2. Written test comprising Yes/No(True/False) or multiple choice questions 3. Discussion on the semester paper
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught each semester.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2003, Autumn 2003, Spring 2004, Autumn 2004, Spring 2005, Autumn 2005, Spring 2006, Autumn 2006, Spring 2007, Autumn 2007, Spring 2008, Autumn 2008, Spring 2009, Autumn 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Autumn 2011, Spring 2012, Autumn 2012, Spring 2013, Autumn 2013, Spring 2014, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Spring 2016, Autumn 2016, Spring 2017, Autumn 2017, Spring 2018, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019, Spring 2020, Autumn 2020, Spring 2021.
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