Course detail

Criminal Law

ÚSI-1SBTPAcad. year: 2011/2012

Subject is aimed at understanding of principles and goals of criminal law regulations and orienting in system of criminal-law legal rules, in scheme of state authorities in criminal proceedings and in rights and duties of participant in criminal proceedings.

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Ability to work with terms, categories and structures of criminal law including criminal procedure and ability of oriented and practical knowledge usage.


Not requested.


Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Condition of course-unit credit is successful written test.

Course curriculum

1. Term, principles and structure of criminal law.
2. Basic principles of criminal responsibility.
3. Term of crime, facts of the case, object and objective aspect.
4. Subject and subjective aspect.
5. Classification of crimes, economic crimes.
6. Crimes against property, freedom and human honor.
7. Other crimes.
8. Term and principles of criminal procedural law, scheme of state public authorities in procedural proceedings.
9. Parts in trial and participants in criminal procedural proceedings.
10. Proceedings in front of the court and remedies.
11. Divergence in criminal law. Responsibility of youth for illegal behavior.
12. Position of aggrieved persons in criminal proceedings; term and principles of adhesion proceedings.
13. Present status and problems of criminal law regulation in the Czech Republic.

Work placements

Not applicable.


Goal of this project is gaining the basic information on material criminal and procedural criminal law regulations, within the context of legal system.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Not applicable.

Basic literature

Not applicable.

Recommended reading

Novotný, F.: Praktikum Trestní právo hmotné, Plze'n, 2005.
Novotný, F.: Praktikum Trestní právo procesní, Plzeň, 2006.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme MSoI Master's

    branch EID , 1. year of study, summer semester, compulsory
    branch REI , 1. year of study, summer semester, compulsory

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer