DO5RIPR02 Roman Law – Obligations

Faculty of Law
Autumn 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught in person.
doc. JUDr. Pavel Salák, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. JUDr. Pavel Salák, Ph.D.
Department of the History of the State and Law – Faculty of Law
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
Course objectives
The course focuses on the law obligations – contracts, delicts and other sources of obligations. It also covers general aspects of obligations. It is focused both on specific institutes and the development.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course students will be able to;
Characterize the specifics of obligations and specific institutes of law of obligations;
Explain the development of specific institutes;
Analyse circumstances in which these institutes were developed
  • Contractus
  • Pactum
  • Delictum
  • obligatio quasi ex contracto, quasi ex delicto
  • Good faith in European contract law. Edited by Reinhard Zimmermann - Simon Whittaker. 1st ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000. xxxiii, 72. ISBN 0521771900. info
  • ZIMMERMANN, Reinhard. The law of obligations : Roman foundations of the civilian tradition. 1st ed. Cape Town: Juta & Co, 1990. lxiv, 1241. ISBN 9065446737. info
  • VÁŽNÝ, Jan. Římské právo obligační. 2. nezm. vyd. Brno: Právník, 1946. 235 s. URL info
Teaching methods
As a teaching method, there is an individual study of assigned expert literature and eventually individual expert consultations with lecturers.
Assessment methods
Analysis of a chosen fragment and a discussion.
Language of instruction
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2020, Autumn 2022.
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