COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Criminal Law General Provisions I
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
HUK 203
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
5
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 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;
  • • Explain sources of criminal law, illegality principle and acquire skills in using and interpreting this sources
  • • Evaulate the application field of criminal law rules and extradition
  • • Discuss general theory of crime, the concept and elements of crime
  • • Describe typicality as one of the elements of crime
  • • Explain illegality as one of elements of crime
Course Description 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 Required Materials
1 Description and fundamental concepts of course Veli Özer Özbek, Türk Ceza Hukuku Genel Hükümler (s. 37-82)
2 Historical development and sources of criminal law, assurance function of the criminal law (principleof legality), interpretation of criminal law rules Veli Özer Özbek, Türk Ceza Hukuku Genel Hükümler (s. 37-82)
3 Element of crime: actus reus Veli Özer Özbek, Türk Ceza Hukuku Genel Hükümler (s. 189-259)
4 Element of crime: actus reus Veli Özer Özbek, Türk Ceza Hukuku Genel Hükümler (s. 189-259)
5 Element of crime: mens rea Veli Özer Özbek, Türk Ceza Hukuku Genel Hükümler (s. 259-282)
6 İllegality Veli Özer Özbek, Türk Ceza Hukuku Genel Hükümler (s. 283-286)
7 Justification causes: Mandatory Provision Veli Özer Özbek, Türk Ceza Hukuku Genel Hükümler (s. 286-305)
8 Justification causes: Self Defense Veli Özer Özbek, Türk Ceza Hukuku Genel Hükümler (s. 305-318)
9 Justification causes: Use of a right Veli Özer Özbek, Türk Ceza Hukuku Genel Hükümler (s. 320-341)
10 Justification causes: Consent of the concerned body Veli Özer Özbek, Türk Ceza Hukuku Genel Hükümler (s. 244-357)
11 Exceeding of limit at justification causes Veli Özer Özbek, Türk Ceza Hukuku Genel Hükümler (s. 361-364)
12 Culpability Veli Özer Özbek, Türk Ceza Hukuku Genel Hükümler (s. 364-373)
13 The Reasons that affect culpability Veli Özer Özbek, Türk Ceza Hukuku Genel Hükümler (s. 373-397)
14 The Reasons that affect culpability Veli Özer Özbek, Türk Ceza Hukuku Genel Hükümler (s. 397-461)
15 Review of the semester
16 Final Exam
Course Notes/Textbooks
Türk Ceza Hukuku Genel Hükümler, Prof. Dr. Veli Özer Özbek, Doç. Dr. Koray Doğan, Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Pınar Bacaksız, Seçkin Yayıncılık, 2021, ISBN: 9789750271960
 
Suggested Readings/Materials

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

 

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
2
28
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
27
Final Exams
1
47
    Total
150

 

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