PrF:MVV1968K Int.LegalProtectionOfChildren - Course Information

MVV1968K The Practice of the International Legal Protection of Children

Faculty of Law
Spring 2012
Extent and Intensity
0/2. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Mgr. Ing. Martina Cirbusová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
JUDr. Ing. Zdeněk Kapitán, Ph.D. (lecturer)
JUDr. Ing. Zdeněk Kapitán, Ph.D.
Department of International and European Law - Faculty of Law
Contact Person: Hana Brzobohatá
Supplier department: Department of International and European Law - Faculty of Law
Timetable of Seminar Groups
MVV1968K/01: Mon 27. 2. to Fri 18. 5. Mon 16:40–18:10 160
MVV1968K/02: No timetable has been entered into IS.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 20 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/20, only registered: 0/20
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
  • Law (programme PrF, M-PPV)
Course objectives
At the end of the course student should be able to:
understand the broad context of international legal protection of children;
apply the instruments of international law and EU law in the international legal protection of children;
properly choose the legal and non-legal instruments of regulation of relations between parents and children;
define the actual limits of activities of Office for International Legal Protection of Children;
describe the legal regime of international adoptions.
  • International legal protection of children in the context of family policy in the Czech Republic.
  • Legal protection or social work?
  • International adoption - regulation springs and their relationship.
  • International adoption - adoption procedure.
  • Specific adoptions and decicions of European Court of Human Rights.
  • Attorney at law and international legal protection of children.
  • The role of a psychologist in the activities of the Office for International Legal Protection of Children.
  • Mediation and the international legal protection of children.
  • Current issues of the concept of social-legal protection of children.
  • Case studies.
    recommended literature
  • DUNN, Virginia and Veronica LACHKOVIC. Family Law in Practice. 9th ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010. 308 pp. ISBN 978-0-19-957920-4. info
  • BLAIR, Marianne D. and Barbara STARK. Family Law in the World Community: Cases, Materials, and Problems in Comparative and International Family Law. 2nd ed. Durhaem: Carolina Academic Press, 2009. 911 pp. ISBN 978-1-59460-560-4. info
  • POLÁŠKOVÁ, Eva. Plánovaná lesbická rodina. Klíčové aspekty přechodu k rodičovství. 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2009. 250 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-5013-6. info
  • PAULITZ, Harald et al. Adoption. Positionen. Impulse. Perspektiven. 1. Aufl. München: C. H. Beck, 2006. 379 pp. ISBN 978-3-406-55218-2. info
  • LOWE, Nigel and Mark EVERALL. The New Brussels II Regulation. A Supplement to International Movement of Children. 1st ed. Bristol: Jordan Publishing, 2005. 170 pp. ISBN 978-1-84661-004-2. info
Teaching methods
Group discussions.
Case studies.
Assessment methods
Two interim written assignments.
Paper - group project or individual essay, or analysis of selected problem.
Oral exam - presentation and defense ot the paper before the teacher and other students.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2011, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Spring 2012, recent)
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