COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


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Course Name
Criminal Law - General Provisions I*
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
HUK 203
Fall
3
0
3
5
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The purpose of this course is to teach students the definiton, history, role, principles, sources of criminal law according to new legislation and general theory of crime, typicality and illegality as the elements of crime.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Will learn sources of criminal law, illegality principle and acquire skills in using and interpreting this sources
  • Will learn the application field of criminal law rules and extradition
  • Will learn general theory of crime, the concept and elements of crime
  • Will learn typicality as one of the elements of crime
  • Will learn illegality as one of elements of crime
Course Content This course begins with the subjects of basic principles and liability and first part of course contains detailed information about sources of criminal law, application of criminal law in the terms of time, place and person. In the second part of the course, general theory of crime will be taught. At this point, criminal capacity, intent, negligence, unjust provocation, recidivism, elements of crime, criminal attempt, accompliceship and joinder of crimes will be the essential concepts.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Concept, subject, principles of criminal law and crime policy Study of recommended sources
2 Historical development and sources of criminal law, assurance function of the criminal law (principleof legality), interpretation of criminal law rules Study of recommended sources, repetition of the notes that are taken in the previous course
3 Application area of criminal law rules and implementation of TCK to crimes committed outside the country (semi territoriality), extradition Study of recommended sources, repetition of the notes that are taken in the previous course
4 General theory of crime, elements of crime, typicality, causal relation and illegalitycompliance with the law causes Study of recommended sources, repetition of the notes that are taken in the previous course
5 Compliance with the law causes and compliance with the law causes defined in TCK articles 24 and 25 Study of recommended sources, repetition of the notes that are taken in the previous course
6 Compliance with the law causes defined in TCK article 26 and exceeding the limit in compliance with the law causes Study of recommended sources, repetition of the notes that are taken in the previous course
7 Concept of culpability and causes that effects culpability Study of recommended sources, repetition of the notes that are taken in the previous course
8 Culpability; intent, negligence, aggravated crime due to the result, objective liability and offenses committed by means of mass communication Study of recommended sources, repetition of the notes that are taken in the previous course
9 Delinquency in criminal law, causes that eliminates culpability, unjust provocation as a cause that eliminates culpability Study of recommended sources, repetition of the notes that are taken in the previous course
10 Criminal attempt Study of recommended sources, repetition of the notes that are taken in the previous course
11 Accompliceship Study of recommended sources, repetition of the notes that are taken in the previous course
12 Joinder of offenses, legal subject of crime and victim Study of recommended sources, repetition of the notes that are taken in the previous course
13 Sanction Study of recommended sources, repetition of the notes that are taken in the previous course
14 Determination of penalties Study of recommended sources, repetition of the notes that are taken in the previous course
15 Institutions that define penalty system Study of recommended sources, repetition of the notes that are taken in the previous course
16 Quashing of the penalty relation (death, remission, withdrawal of complaint, withdrawal of complaint) Study of recommended sources, repetition of the notes that are taken in the previous course
Course Textbooks

Veli Özer Özbek, Koray Doğan, Pınar Bacaksız, İlker Tepe; Türk Ceza Hukuku Genel Hükümler, 7. Baskı, Ankara 2016

References

Nevzat Toroslu, Ceza Hukuku Genel Kısım, 18. Baskı, Ankara 2012

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
40
Final / Oral Exam
1
60
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
1
40
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
1
60
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
Study Hours Out of Class
14
2
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
10
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
14
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
20
Final / Oral Exam
1
40
    Total
136

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Qualifications / Outcomes
* Level of Contribution
1
2
3
4
5
1 To solve problems, to have analytical and holistic viewpoint and to develop strategic thinking as a principle in the field of law X
2 It is aimed to graduate students whom are able to critique what they have already learn in the field of law, adopting lifelong learning and continuously developing themselves X
3 It is aimed to graduate students whom are able to analyze and interpret their academic knowledge and express their solutions regarding legal problems both oral and written X
4 It is aimed to graduate students whom are able to understand the legal concepts and ideas in both national and multinational settings and practice cross disciplinary and comparative analysis X
5 To be aware of principles of social, occupational, and legal ethics X
6 To create solutions with creative and innovative motives when coming across with unexpected legal situations, and be able to apply the academic gain during new and unconventional occasions X
7 Acquiring leadership qualifications and applying them successfully X
8 Working efficiently and effectively, learning how to be a team member, taking responsibilities, being open minded, constructive, vulnerable to criticism and having self confidence X
9 To be able to reach the latest scientific resources, court decisions and other sources of law and be able to transfer the academic knowledge to real life with both national and international thinking X
10 To know and act according to the social, scientific and ethical values under any circumstances such as data collection, interpretation, announcing and practicing regarding legal, social and political progress X
11 To be able to use a foreign language as fluent as possible for both pursuing the legal information and court decisions and developing proper communication with colleagues from other countries, ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1) X
12 Above average in both written and spoken of a second foreign language X
13 Able to use computer programs and technology to an adequate level required by the field of law ("European Computer Driving License", Advanced Level") X

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest