Course: Environmental Law Clinic

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Course title Environmental Law Clinic
Course code CPV/NEPK
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
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
  • Tomoszková Veronika, JUDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Content: 1. Communities and environmental protection. Spatial planning. 2. Access to environmental information. 3. Environmental Impact Assessment. Protection of nature and countryside. 4. Public participation in the decision-making process. Planning permission proceedings. Water protection. 5. Access to court protection. Procedure for the grant of integrated pollution prevention and control permit. Air protection. 6. Local referendum. Protection of forests and agricultural land. 7. Building permit proceedings and enjoyment of a property. Waste management.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training)
Learning outcomes
The aim of this course is to enable those students who are interested in specialization in environmental law with to deepen their knowledge and skills necessary to solve the case studies and test out the application of relevant statutes from environmental law on real cases and case studies. Course consists of six intensive blocks of four hours.
By attending the Environmental Law Clinic the students will have an opportunity to link the theoretical knowledge gained in the compulsory course of Environmental Law with the practical environmental cases. They will develop the necessary lawyering skills such as case analysis, legal writing, communication and presentation skills.
There are no pre-requisites for this subject.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance

Colloquy is obtained based on active participation of the student in the course activities and based on knowledge and development of appropriate skills.
Recommended literature
  • On-line katalogy knihoven.
  • Damohorský, M. a kol. (2007). Právo životního prostředí, 2. vydání. C. H. Beck, Praha.
  • Sedláčková, Sklenář, Tunka, Vobrátilová, Doležel, Mareček. (2006). Nový stavební zákon v teorii a praxi. Praha, Linde.
  • Vedral, Břeň, Váňa, Pšenička. (2008). Zákon o obcích (obecní zřízení). Komentář.. Praha, C. H. Beck.
  • Vedral, J. (2006). Správní řád - komentář. Bova Polygon, Praha.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Law Law (2010) Law, legal and public administration proceeding 5 Winter
Faculty of Law Law (2010) Law, legal and public administration proceeding 4 Winter