COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Criminal Procedure Law
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
HUK 403
Fall
3
0
3
3
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives Criminal procedural law deals with whether a crime is committed or not, by whom it is committed and which sanctions will be imposed if the crime is committed and a series of judicial activities (allegation, plea and prosecution). The purpose of Criminal procedural law course is to teach students basic principles of criminal procedural law which aims to find material facts and the rules of criminal proceedings respecting human rights.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • will learn the definition of criminal procedural law and the place of criminal procedural law in the legal system
  • will understand the necessary conditions in order to do the criminal proceedings properly
  • will understand the functionality of criminal procedural rules by learning the development of principles which necessary for criminal proceedings coincides with human rights and human dignity
  • will learn organizational structure of criminal proceedings
  • will learn the evaluation methods of evidences obtained in order to reveal material facts
  • will understand the types and application conditions of safety measures
  • will learn the proceedings of investigation, intermediate cognisence and the proceedings of prosecution
  • will learn legal remedies
  • will understand the methods of special criminal procedures
  • will learn the different criminal proceedings the the which is regulated for mentally ill, drug and alcohol addicted individuals and children
Course Content The course begins with the basic principles of criminal procedural law. This basic principles consists of the protection of human rights, prohibiton of analogy, preparation and form of prosecution and principles of proof. Application area of criminal procedural rules, restraints to cognisance, proceedings of criminal procedural law, subjects of cognisance, cognisance participation, safety measures, compensation for safety measures, investigation, prosecution, conciliation and seizure, ordinary and extraordinary legal remedies and expenses of prosecution will be the subjects of this course.

 



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 Definition, history, sources, interpretation and application area of criminal procedural law Related parts of sources and course notes
2 Principles and organizational structure of criminal procedural law Related parts of sources and course notes
3 Participation to criminal procedures: judge and prosecutor Related parts of sources and course notes
4 Victim, individuals affected by crime, intervening party Related parts of sources and course notes
5 Suspected, defendant, defense counsel Related parts of sources and course notes
6 Proocedings and time limits in criminal procedures and judiciary recess Related parts of sources and course notes
7 Proof methods in criminal procedural law Related parts of sources and course notes
8 Proof in criminal procedural law: collection and evaluation of evidence Related parts of sources and course notes
9 Safety measures and common traits
10 Types of safety measures: caption and detention Related parts of sources and course notes
11 Arrest and judicial control Related parts of sources and course notes
12 Search, seizure and new safety measures Related parts of sources and course notes
13 Criminal procedural law phases: investigation phase, intermediate cognisence phase and cognisence phase Related parts of sources and course notes
14 Legal remedies Related parts of sources and course notes
15 Special criminal procedures and specially authorized high criminal court,high council Related parts of sources and course notes
16 Cognisence of mentally ill, drug and alcohol addicted individuals and children Related parts of sources and course notes
Course Textbooks

Centel/Zafer, Ceza Muhakemesi Hukuku, 13. Baskı, İstanbul 2016; Bahri Öztürk, Ana Hatlarıyla Ceza Muhakemesi Hukuku, 3. Baskı, Ankara 2016

References

Toroslu/Feyzıoğlu, Ceza Muhakemesi Hukuku, 10. 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
40
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
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
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
5
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
10
Final / Oral Exam
1
25
    Total
83

 

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