Course: Procedural Criminal Law

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Course title Procedural Criminal Law
Course code KPEG/SVAK4
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 3
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 6
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Richtr Josef, JUDr.
  • Adamová Petra, Mgr. et Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. The term criminal procedural law, basic principles and tasks of the criminal proceedings 2. Entities and parties of criminal proceedings, law enforcement authorities in criminal proceedings 3. Procedural status of a person against whom the criminal proceeding are lead to, participating person 4. Acting of criminal proceedings 5. Detaining of people and things 6. Proof, decision making 7. Stages of criminal proceedings, pre-trial proceedings 8. Shortening of pre-trial proceedings, postponement of a case 9. Prosecutor's supervision, indictment 10. Proceedings before trial 11. Remedies and review proceeding 12. Knowledge of discussed topics verification

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing)
Learning outcomes
The aim of this subject is to acquaint student with legal adjustment and role of procedural law in the legal system, defining procedure of subjects of criminal procedural relations, especially with the activities of bodies active in criminal proceedings while detecting a crime, identifying its perpetrators and decision making about them, as well as the procedure when acting these decisions.
The students, who have completed any course of studies in the frame of the Security-Legal Specialization, will acquire a wide range of knowledge primarily in the set of problems concerning the protection of health, life and property. They will be able to orient in the rules of law of the Czech Republic and they will be able to use the acquired knowledge in various spheres and levels of public administration.
Not required

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination, Written examination, Essay, Student performance assessment

Seminar paper based on studied literature. Checking continuously and during examination. The student is supposed to prove his/her knowledge by passing a final test with a result better than 75 percent of the maximum number of points. Its successful paging is required for oral exam.
Recommended literature
  • CÍSAŘOVÁ, D., FENYK, J., GŘIVNA, T. a kol.:. Trestní právo procesní. 5. vydání. Praha: ASPI, 2008. ISBN 978-80-7357-348-5.
  • MUSIL, J., KRATOCHVÍL, V., ŠÁMAL, P. a kol.:. Kurs trestního práva. Trestní právo procesní. 2. přepracované vydání. Praha: C. H. Beck, 2003.
  • NOVOTNÝ, F., SOUČEK, J.:. Trestní právo procesní. Plzeň: Aleš Čeněk, 2009. ISBN 978-80-7380-237-0.
  • NOVOTNÝ František et al.:. Praktikum trestního práva procesního. 2. Vyd. Plzeň: Aleš Čeněk, 2009, 81 s. ISBN 978-80-7380-159-5.
  • SOLNAŘ, V. FENYK, J., CÍSAŘOVÁ, D., VANDUCHOVÁ, M.:. Systém českého trestního práva. I. Trestní právo a trestní zákony. II. Základy trestní odpovědnosti. III. Tresty a ochranná opatření. 1. vydání. Praha: nakladatelství Novatrix, 2009. ISBN 978-80-254-4033-9.

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