COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Constitutional Law II
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
HUK 114
Spring
3
0
3
4
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery Online
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course Discussion
Case Study
Q&A
Lecture / Presentation
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s)
Course Objectives The purpose of this course is to examine the basic concepts and institutions of constitutional law in the light of the principle of supremacy of the constitution. For this purpose, the issues that distinguish constitutional law from other branches of law in terms of both content and method will be discussed.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • 1. explain the basic concepts of constitutional law,
  • 2. describe the functions of the constitution and the concept of the supremacy of the constitution,
  • 3. discuss the subjects of state, democracy, government systems, constituent power and election systems from a constitutional perspective,
  • 4. compare constitutional rights and freedom regimes and the methods of their protection and;
  • 5. classify the models of constitutional adjudication.
Course Description In this course, the following subjects will be examined: notion of constitution, types of constitutions, movements of constitutionalism, making and amending constitutions, concept and types of state, government systems, concept and types of democracy, electoral systems and constitutional adjudication.

 



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 Required Materials
1 Introduction of the course, sources of constitutional law, preparation of the 1982 Constitution Kemal Gözler, Türk Anayasa Hukuku Dersleri, s. 2-8, s. 42-46.
2 Core Principles Kemal Gözler, Türk Anayasa Hukuku Dersleri s. 47-73.
3 Core Principles Kemal Gözler, Türk Anayasa Hukuku Dersleri s. 73-108.
4 Fundamental Rights and Freedoms Kemal Gözler, Türk Anayasa Hukuku Dersleri s. 109-138.
5 Fundamental Rights and Freedoms (cont), political parties Kemal Gözler, Türk Anayasa Hukuku Dersleri s. 139-168.
6 Election of Turkish Parliament’s Members Kemal Gözler, Türk Anayasa Hukuku Dersleri s. 169-193.
7 Legal Status of Turkish Parliament’s Members Kemal Gözler, Türk Anayasa Hukuku Dersleri s. 194-211.
8 Stucture and working principes of Turkish Parliament, legislation, legislature function, legislation authority, legislative actions Kemal Gözler, Türk Anayasa Hukuku Dersleri s. 212-250.
9 Midterm Exam
10 Government Types: Semi-Presidential System and Parliamentary System Kemal Gözler, Türk Anayasa Hukuku Dersleri s. 251-313.
11 President Kemal Gözler, Türk Anayasa Hukuku Dersleri s. 314-358.
12 Regulative Actions of Executive Organ Kemal Gözler, Türk Anayasa Hukuku Dersleri s. 359-394.
13 Extraordinary Measures, Judiciary Kemal Gözler, Türk Anayasa Hukuku Dersleri s. 395-425.
14 Constitutional Review Kemal Gözler, Türk Anayasa Hukuku Dersleri s. 426-464.
15 Constitutional Amendment Kemal Gözler, Türk Anayasa Hukuku Dersleri s. 465-492.
16 Final Exam
Course Notes/Textbooks

Kemal Gözler, Türk Anayasa Hukuku Dersleri, Güncellenmiş 26. Baskı, Ekin Basım Yayın Dağıtım, Bursa, 2021.

Suggested Readings/Materials

Ergun Özbudun, Türk Anayasa Hukuku, Gözden Geçirilmiş 21. Baskı, Yetkin Yayınları, Ankara, 2022.

 

Bülent Tanör ve Necmi Yüzbaşıoğlu, 1982 Anayasası’na Göre Türk Anayasa Hukuku, 20. Baskı, Beta Yayınları, İstanbul, 2020.

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
1
40
Final Exam
1
60
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
40
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
60
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester 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
1
14
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
20
Final Exams
1
38
    Total
120

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to possess the knowledge in legal terminology, concepts and principles.

X
2

Solves the legal problems with an analytic and integral point of view.

X
3

Evaluates the legal knowledge and abilities obtained with a critical approach.

4

Evaluates the developments in legal theory and practice by monitoring local, international and interdisciplinary dimensions.

X
5

Is conscious of social, professional and scientific principles of ethic behaviour.

X
6

Takes responsibility in solving problems by creative and innovative thinking.

X
7

Interprets the sources of law by ways of legal methodology.

8

To be able to interpret the legal norms with a sense of justice respectful to human rights and in the light of principles of democratic, secular and social state of law.

X
9

To be able to use the daily scientific sources and court judgments in the framework of life time learning approach.

X
10

Informs the related persons and institutions about legal matters both verbally and in written.

11

Monitors the daily legal information/court decisions and interacts with the colleagues in a foreign language (“European Language Portfolio Global Scale” Level B1).

12

Uses the information and communication technology together with the computer programs in a level required by the area of law (“European Computer Driving Licence, Advanced Level”).

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