PJN108 Elements of Law for Slavists I

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2021
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught in person.
doc. JUDr. Petr Mrkývka, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Jan Neckář, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. JUDr. David Sehnálek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
JUDr. Johan Schweigl, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. JUDr. Petr Mrkývka, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Jan Neckář, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
doc. JUDr. David Sehnálek, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
JUDr. Johan Schweigl, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. JUDr. Petr Mrkývka, Ph.D.
Department of Slavonic Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: doc. JUDr. Petr Mrkývka, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Financial Law and Economics - Faculty of Law
Tue 16:00–17:40 K24
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
Main objectives can be summarized as follows: to learn the practical skills of the work with legal regulations; to master general legal terminology, interpretation and application procedures and the apprehension of legal thinking. The basic set of lectures will be aimed at the basic legal concepts, the system of law, the interpretation procedures and the forms of application of law.
Learning outcomes
Student will be able:
- to define basic legal concepts;
- to identify formal sources of law;
- to characterize the system of law;
- to describe the process of application of law;
- to interpret the text of legal norms.
  • Concept, Substance and Function of Law, System of Law, System of Legal Science. Sources of Law. Legal Norm, Structure and Elements. Classification of Legal Norms and their Features. Interpretation of Law. Forms of Implementation of Legal Norms, Concept of Legal Relationship. Legal Facts as Presumptions of Legal Relationships. Subjects, Objects and Contents of Legal Relationship. Application of Law. Legal Responsibility. Rule of Law as an Expression of Relation between State and Law.
  • HARVÁNEK, Jaromír, Karin BRZOBOHATÁ, Lukáš HLOUCH, Tatiana MACHALOVÁ, Radim POLČÁK, Martin ŠKOP, Martina URBANOVÁ and Miloš VEČEŘA. Právní teorie. Plzeň: Vydavatelství a nakladatelství Aleš Čeněk, 2013. 439 s. ISBN 9788073804589. info
  • GERLOCH, Aleš. Teorie práva. 6. aktualiz. vyd. Plzeň: Vydavatelství a nakladatelství Aleš Čeněk, 2013. 310 s. ISBN 9788073804541. info
  • VEČEŘA, Miloš, Jana DOSTÁLOVÁ, Jaromír HARVÁNEK and Drahomíra HOUBOVÁ. Základy teorie práva : multimediální učební text. / Miloš Večeřa ... [et al.]. 3. dotisk 2. nezměn. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2010. 106 pp. Edice multimediálních pomůcek PrF MU ; č. 65. ISBN 978-80-210-4683-2. info
  • HUNGR, Pavel and Petr OSINA. Teorie práva. Edited by Lubomír Kubů. Praha: Linde, 2007. 335 s. ISBN 9788072016372. info
  • GERLOCH, Aleš, Jiří ČAPEK and Jiří BOGUSZAK. Teorie práva [Boguszak, 2003]. Vyd. 1. Praha: ASPI, 2003. 323 s. ISBN 80-86395-74-X. info
Teaching methods
Lectures and seminar interactive training with practical works.
Assessment methods
Final written test, 3 open questions and 10 questions with alternatives. Minimum 55% correct answers.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020.
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