MP213Z Constitutional Law I

Faculty of Law
Spring 2021
Extent and Intensity
2/1/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught online.
Teacher(s)
prof. JUDr. Jan Filip, CSc. (lecturer)
Mgr. Pavel Kandalec, Ph.D., LL.M. (lecturer)
doc. JUDr. David Kosař, Ph.D., LL.M., J. S. D. (lecturer)
doc. JUDr. Zdeněk Koudelka, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. JUDr. Mgr. Pavel Molek, Ph.D., LL.M. (lecturer)
doc. JUDr. Jan Svatoň, CSc. (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)
Mgr. Kamila Abbasi, Ph.D. (assistant)
Mgr. Bc. Terezie Boková (assistant)
Michal Kovalčík (assistant)
Guaranteed by
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
Timetable
Wed 14:00–15:40 133
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
MP213Z/01: Mon 8. 3. to Fri 28. 5. each odd Monday 16:00–17:40 S126, P. Molek
MP213Z/02: Mon 8. 3. to Fri 28. 5. each even Monday 16:00–17:40 S126, P. Molek
MP213Z/03: Mon 8. 3. to Fri 28. 5. each odd Monday 16:00–17:40 258, Z. Vikarská
MP213Z/04: Mon 8. 3. to Fri 28. 5. each even Monday 16:00–17:40 025, Z. Vikarská
MP213Z/05: Mon 8. 3. to Fri 28. 5. each odd Monday 18:00–19:40 258, P. Molek
MP213Z/06: Mon 8. 3. to Fri 28. 5. each odd Tuesday 14:00–15:40 215, P. Kandalec
MP213Z/07: Mon 8. 3. to Fri 28. 5. each even Tuesday 14:00–15:40 215, P. Kandalec
MP213Z/08: Mon 8. 3. to Fri 28. 5. each odd Tuesday 18:00–19:40 124, Z. Koudelka
MP213Z/09: Mon 8. 3. to Fri 28. 5. each even Tuesday 18:00–19:40 124, P. Molek
MP213Z/10: Mon 8. 3. to Fri 28. 5. each odd Wednesday 8:00–9:40 208, R. Zbíral
MP213Z/11: Mon 8. 3. to Fri 28. 5. each even Wednesday 8:00–9:40 208, R. Zbíral
MP213Z/12: Mon 8. 3. to Fri 28. 5. each odd Wednesday 10:00–11:40 214, R. Zbíral
MP213Z/13: Mon 8. 3. to Fri 28. 5. each even Wednesday 10:00–11:40 214, L. Vyhnánek
MP213Z/14: Mon 8. 3. to Fri 28. 5. each odd Wednesday 12:00–13:40 148, L. Vyhnánek
MP213Z/15: Mon 8. 3. to Fri 28. 5. each even Wednesday 12:00–13:40 S126, L. Vyhnánek
MP213Z/16: Mon 8. 3. to Fri 28. 5. each odd Thursday 8:00–9:40 258, J. Svatoň
MP213Z/17: Mon 8. 3. to Fri 28. 5. each even Thursday 8:00–9:40 258, J. Svatoň
MP213Z/18: Mon 8. 3. to Fri 28. 5. each odd Thursday 10:00–11:40 258, V. Šimíček
MP213Z/19: Mon 8. 3. to Fri 28. 5. each even Thursday 10:00–11:40 258, V. Šimíček
MP213Z/20: Mon 8. 3. to Fri 28. 5. each odd Thursday 12:00–13:40 258, L. Vyhnánek
MP213Z/21: Mon 8. 3. to Fri 28. 5. each even Thursday 12:00–13:40 258, V. Šimíček
MP213Z/22: Mon 8. 3. to Fri 28. 5. each odd Thursday 14:00–15:40 209, D. Kosař
MP213Z/23: Mon 8. 3. to Fri 28. 5. each even Thursday 14:00–15:40 209, J. Svatoň
MP213Z/24: Mon 8. 3. to Fri 28. 5. each even Monday 18:00–19:40 258, P. Molek
MP213Z/25: Mon 8. 3. to Fri 28. 5. each odd Tuesday 16:00–17:40 148, Z. Koudelka
MP213Z/26: Mon 8. 3. to Fri 28. 5. each even Tuesday 16:00–17:40 148, Z. Koudelka
MP213Z/27: No timetable has been entered into IS. Z. Vikarská
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_) (2)
  • Law (programme PrF, M-PPV) (2)
Course objectives
At the end of the course the student should understand the basic problems of the theory of the constitution and the values the constitution of the Czech Republic is based on (legal regulation of state power and its organisation in the Czech Republic, separation of powers, particular constitutional bodies, their position to each other, rules of their procedure); the students should be able to interpret provisions of the constitutional order and of the related enactments; students should be able to deliver a reasoned analysis of some basic constitutional law problems.
Learning outcomes
After finishing the course of Constitutional Law students will be able to orient theirself in the fundamental questions of constitutional law, such as the constitutional theory, sources of constitutional law of the Czech Republic and their relationship to sources of international law and of the law of the European Union. They will be able to applicate the rules of interpretation of the Constitution and of other sources of constitutional law of the Czech Republic. They will understand organization of state power in the Czech Republic and the principles of the separation of powers. The functioning of state bodies they will be able to interpret both as regards the municipal law and the division of competencies between the European Union and the Member States. The will understand the rules of the relationships between bodies of State power such as the Parliament, the President of the Republic, the Government, ministries, the Constitutional Court and other courts and to applicate the basic rules of the procedure of these bodies. Graduates of the course of constitutional law will be able to file a constitutional complaint on the basis of gained knowledge in the field of fundamental rights and freedoms in the Charter of fundamental rights and freedoms. On the acquired knowledge they will be able to solve questions of organization and management of elections. He will distinguish between the public power and the private one, and between public and private law and on how to apply claims in this field including the separation of powers in general and in point of view of the Constitution of the Czech Republic in particular, and in response to it in the form of a solution of conflicts of competences and by filling of the constitutional complaints. Students will be able to differentiate between forms of state power and territorial self-governmentbe and be able to applicate the basic rules of their operating.
Syllabus
  • Concept, subject and sources of the Czech constitutional law.
  • Continuity and discontinuity in the development of the Czech constitutional law.
  • Constitutional accountability.
  • Constitution as a fundamental law.
  • Interpretation and application of the Czech constitution.
  • International law and the national law.
  • Promulgation of statutes and other legal enactments
  • Right to association and the right of the political parties in the Czech Republic.
  • Electoral law and its principles.
  • Direct democracy in the Czech Republic.
  • Territorial organisation of the Czech Republic.
  • Citizenship.
Literature
  • Kosař, D., Antoš, M., Kühn, Z., Vyhnánek, L. Ustavní právo: Casebook. Wolters Kluwer CZ, 2014
  • Ústava České republiky : komentář. Edited by Vladimír Sládeček - Vladimír Mikule - Radovan Suchánek - Jindři. 2. vydání. V Praze: C.H. Beck, 2016. xviii, 130. ISBN 9788074005909. info
  • ŠIMÍČEK, Vojtěch, Jan FILIP, Pavel MOLEK, Lenka BAHÝĽOVÁ, Milan PODHRÁZKÝ, Radovan SUCHÁNEK and Ladislav VYHNÁNEK. Ústava České republiky - Komentář (The Constitution of the Czech Republic - A Commentary). Praha: Linde Praha, 2010. 1536 pp. ISBN 978-80-7201-814-7. info
  • FILIP, Jan. Ústavní právo České republiky. 1, Základní pojmy a instituty. Ústavní základy ČR. 4. opr. a dopl. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2003. 556 s. (Edice učebnic PrF MU v Brně ; sv. 330). ISBN 80-210-3254-5. info
  • FILIP, Jan, Jan SVATOŇ and Josef ZIMEK. Základy státovědy. 3. opr. a zkrác.vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita. Právnická fakulta, 2002. 264 s. Edice učebnic PrF MU v Brně ; č. 306. ISBN 80-210-3023-2. info
Teaching methods
Seminars
Assessment methods
The attendance at the lectures is not obligatory. The attendance at the seminars is obligatory. The conditions of credit acquirement are set by the teacher.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2022, Spring 2023.
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