COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Turkish Constitutional Law
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
HUK 106
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
4
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Service Course
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s)
Course Objectives Aim of the lecture is to comprehend principles of 1982 Constitution, regime of fundamental rights and freedoms, provisions of executive, legislative and judicial powers.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Compare constitutional institutions
  • Solve constitutional problems
  • Use the basic concepts of human rights law
  • Analyze the court decisions related to constitutional law
  • Evaluate constitutional problems related to legislature, executive and judiciary
Course Description This is a course in which the infrastructure relating to the establishment and functioning of the constitutional order of Turkey is taught, based on knowledge and reasoning.

 



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 + Constitutional Developments until 1982 Özbudun, p. 23-46; Gözler, p. 9-42
2 Anatomy of the 1982 Constitution+ Basic characteristics and principles of the State Özbudun, p. 57-87; Tanör & Yüzbaşıoğlu p. 3-75; Gözler, p.42-59
3 Basic characteristics and principles of the State Özbudun, p. 87-109, 124-157; Tanör & Yüzbaşıoğlu p. 95-140; Gözler, p. 60-108
4 Regime of fundamental rights and freedoms-I Özbudun, p. 109-123; Tanör & Yüzbaşıoğlu p. 143-221; Gözler, p. 109-145
5 Regime of fundamental rights and freedoms-II Özbudun, p. 109-123; Tanör & Yüzbaşıoğlu p. 143-221; Gözler, p. 109-145
6 Legislative Function Özbudun, p. 191-217; Özbudun, p. 259-288; Tanör & Yüzbaşıoğlu p. 226-295; Gözler, p. 233-241
7 Powers and Duties of Grand National Assembly of Turkey Özbudun, p. 221-244, s. 291-297; Tanör & Yüzbaşıoğlu p. 295-335; Gözler, p. 241-285
8 Executive Function Özbudun, p. 247-253, p. 317-323; Tanör & Yüzbaşıoğlu p. 441-448; Gözler, p. 286-313
9 The President Özbudun, p. 299-314; Tanör & Yüzbaşıoğlu p. 339-384; Gözler, p. 314-332
10 Regulatory Powers of the Executive + State of Emergency Özbudun, p. 327-335; Tanör & Yüzbaşıoğlu p. 384-416, p. 416-435; Gözler, p. 359-394
11 Judicial Review of Emergency Powers + Judiciary Özbudun, p. 335-341, p. 343-359; Tanör & Yüzbaşıoğlu p. 435-440, p. 451-474; Gözler, p. Gözler, p.395-425
12 Constitutional Adjudication Özbudun, p. 363-386; Tanör & Yüzbaşıoğlu p. 474-523; Gözler, p. 426-454
13 Constitutional Adjudication Özbudun, p. 387-430; Tanör & Yüzbaşıoğlu p. 523-566; Gözler, p.455-464
14 Amendment of the Constitution + Case Study Özbudun, p. 167-188; Tanör & Yüzbaşıoğlu p. 308-315; Gözler, p.465-492
15 Review of the semester
16 Final Exam
Course Notes/Textbooks

 

  • Ergun Özbudun, Türk Anayasa Hukuku, 20th Edition, Yetkin, 2020.
  • Kemal Gözler, Türk Anayasa Hukuku Dersleri, 25th Edition, Ekin, 2020.
  • Bülent Tanör& Necmi Yüzbaşıoğlu, 1982 Anayasasına Göre Türk Anayasa Hukuku, 20th Edition, Beta, 2020. 

 

 

Suggested Readings/Materials

 

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
50
Final Exam
1
50
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
50
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
50
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
12
1
12
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
20
Final Exams
1
40
    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

To be able to solve the legal problems with an analytic and integral point of view.

X
3

To be able to evaluate the legal knowledge and abilities obtained with a critical approach.

X
4

To be able to evaluate the developments in legal theory and practice by monitoring local, international and interdisciplinary dimensions.

X
5

To be able to have awareness of social, professional and scientific principles of ethic behaviour.

X
6

To be able to take responsibility in solving problems by creative and innovative thinking.

X
7

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
8

Working efficiently and effectively, learning how to be a team member, taking responsibilities, being open minded, constructive, open to criticism and having self confidence

X
9

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

X
10

To be able to inform the related persons and institutions about legal matters both verbally and in written.

X
11

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

X
12

To be able to use 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”).

X

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