COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Criminal Law - General Provisions II
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
HUK 214
Spring
3
0
3
4
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Required
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 teaching the students the concepts such as; the special appearances of crime, attempt to crime, jointly committed offences, complicity and acquire the ability to interpreting them. Besides, teaching the students about the subjeckts like types of punishment, sanction theory, determination of punishment, recidivism and offences of special risk.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Explain culpability in criminal law
  • Discuss about the attempted crimes,
  • Compare recklessness and analyze the differences between recklessness and conscious recklessness,
  • Analyze jointly commited crimes
  • Scrutinize joinder of offences: Aggregation of offences, compound offences and succussive offences,
  • Evaluate negligence offences,
  • Analyze punishment, security precautions, determination of punishment, personalization of punishment and calculation of punishment.
Course Description In the scope of this course, subjeckts such as, culpability in criminal law, attempted crimes, recklessness, jointly committed offences, principle involvement and accompliceship which are special appearences of crime, will be discussed. Aggregation of offences, compound offences and succussive offences, wich will be applied because of aggregation of offences, will be emphasized. Punishments and security precautions, imprisonment and criminal fine, determination of punishment, personalisation of punishment and calculation of punishment, which are under the title of sanction theory, are the important subjects for 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 Required Materials
1 Culpability in Criminal Law: Conditions of Culpability Veli Özer Özbek, Türk Ceza Hukuku Genel Hükümler, s. 349-437.
2 Culpability in Criminal Law: Situations that Effect Culpability Veli Özer Özbek, Türk Ceza Hukuku Genel Hükümler, s. 349-437.
3 Effective Conditions on Penalization Which Are Not One of the Elements of Crime Veli Özer Özbek, Türk Ceza Hukuku Genel Hükümler, s. 439-447.
4 Attempt to Crime and Voluntary Abandonment Veli Özer Özbek, Türk Ceza Hukuku Genel Hükümler, s. 447-472.
5 Recklessness (Recklessness and Unconscious Recklessness) Veli Özer Özbek, Türk Ceza Hukuku Genel Hükümler, s. 472-495.
6 Negligent Offences and the Aggravation of an Offence due to Its Consequences Veli Özer Özbek, Türk Ceza Hukuku Genel Hükümler, s.495-509.
7 Midterm Exam
8 Jointly Committed Offences Veli Özer Özbek, Türk Ceza Hukuku Genel Hükümler, s. 513-546.
9 Aggregation of Offences Veli Özer Özbek, Türk Ceza Hukuku Genel Hükümler, s. 549-583.
10 Sanction Theory- Punishments in Turkish Criminal Law System Veli Özer Özbek, Türk Ceza Hukuku Genel Hükümler, s. 583-622.
11 Security Precautions in Turkish Criminal Law Veli Özer Özbek, Türk Ceza Hukuku Genel Hükümler, s.622-652.
12 Repetition of an Offence in and Offenders of Special Risk Veli Özer Özbek, Türk Ceza Hukuku Genel Hükümler, s. 652-667.
13 Determination and Personalization Punishment Veli Özer Özbek, Türk Ceza Hukuku Genel Hükümler, s. 668-714.
14 Quashing of the Penalty Relation Veli Özer Özbek, Türk Ceza Hukuku Genel Hükümler, s. 717-763.
15 Release on Probation-Criminal Records and Unsubscribing the Records of the Convicted Person Veli Özer Özbek, Türk Ceza Hukuku Genel Hükümler, s. 765-773.
16 Final Exem
Course Notes/Textbooks

Veki Özer Özbek, Koray Doğan, Pınar Bacaksız, İlker Tepe; Tük Ceza Hukuku Genel Hükümler, 9. Baskı, Seçkin Yayınevi, Ankara 2018.

Nevzat Toroslu, Haluk Toroslu; Ceza Hukuku Genel Kısım, Savaş Yayınevi, 25. Baskı, Eylül 2019.

Suggested Readings/Materials

Veli Özer Özbek, Koray Doğan, Pınar Bacaksız, İlker Tepe, Serkan Meraklı, İsa Başbüyük; Pratik Çalışma Kitabı-I-Ceza Hukuku Genel Hükümler, 17. Baskı, Seçkin Yayınevi, Ankara, Eylül 2018.

 

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
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) .

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”).

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