PrF:BT504Zk Int.Protection of Human Rights - Course Information

BT504Zk International Protection of Human Rights

Faculty of Law
Autumn 2012
Extent and Intensity
12/0. 7 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Mgr. Pavel Kandalec, Ph.D., LL.M. (lecturer)
JUDr. Ladislav Vyhnánek, Ph.D., LL.M. (lecturer)
prof. JUDr. Jan Filip, CSc.
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
Fri 5. 10. 13:30–15:00 030, 15:05–16:35 030, 16:40–18:10 030, Fri 26. 10. 9:35–11:05 034, 11:10–12:40 034, 13:30–15:00 034
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
there are 12 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
The purpose of the course is to explain fundamental issues of the international protection of human rights. For this educative and intelectual purpose the example of the 1950 Convention on Human Rights is taken. At the and of the course students should understand the European and international system of human rights protection; the students should furthermore be able to interpret some of the provisions of European Convention; the students should also be familiar with basics of the ECHR case-law.
  • 1. Nature and purpose of the 1950 European Convention on Human Rights (interpretation) 2. Human Rights and human values 3. Jurisdiction of the contracting parties and human rights 4. Some human rights and their nature (hard-core of human rights) 5. The right not to be tortured 6. The right to personal freedom 7. The right to fair trial 8. The right to privacy and family life 9. Freedom of expression 10. Inter-state an individual complaints 11. Scrutiny of cases.
  • 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 807201417X. info
  • REPÍK, Bohumil. Evropská úmluva o lidských právech a trestní právo. Vyd. 1. Praha: Orac, 2002. 263 s. ISBN 80-86199-57-6. info
  • ŠTURMA, Pavel. Mezinárodní a evropské kontrolní mechanismy v oblasti lidských práv. Vyd. 1. Praha: C.H. Beck, 1999. viii, 80. ISBN 8071791334. info
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
Written essay, an analysis of a model case related to the Convention. The ability to work with the sources and ti interpret the provisions of the Convention will be evaluated. Max. 10 points. Min. to pass - 4 points.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018.
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