Course: Legal Foreign Language II. - 3 - English

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Course title Legal Foreign Language II. - 3 - English
Course code KJA/2JB3A
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction English
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Vystrčilová Renata, PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Přidalová Eva, Mgr.
  • Tozzi di Angelo Kamila, PhDr.
  • Bell Ian David, Ba.
  • Vašků Radek, Mgr.
  • Čermáková Helena, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Seminar topics: INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL LAW THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROCESS: INVESTIGATION PHASE CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS SEARCH AND SEIZURE INTERROGATIONS AND CONFESSIONS CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROCESS: PROCEEDINGS BEFORE TRIAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROCESS: THE TRIAL CRIMES AGAINST THE PERSON CRIMES AGAINST PROPERTY DEFENCES SENTENCING

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming)
Learning outcomes
Teaching is focused on special language, reading legal texts with comprehension and on special legal style. The subject develops acquired language skills in the area of special language and places emphasis on deepening all language skills in relation to special language used especially in legal branches and during execution of administrative activities.
Students who have completed this subject will gain knowledge and skills in the field of technical legal terminology and they will become familiar with Anglo-American legal system.
Prerequisites
Completion of this subject is conditional upon successful completion of the subject 2JB2A.
KJA/2JB1A and KJA/2JB2A

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance

In order to get the credit it is essential that the students have a regular attendance in the scope set by the seminar leader. The students must also complete the tasks assigned by the teacher.
Recommended literature
  • Dressler, J. (2001). Understanding Criminal Law. Lexis, New York.
  • Přidalová, E.,Tozzi, K. (2008). Legal English, Part I.. Leges, 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 in Public Administration (2013) Law, legal and public administration proceeding 3 Winter