COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Law of Criminal Execution
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
HUK 420
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
4
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s)
Course Objectives Law of Criminal Execution course objectives are explaining execution of judicial fines, execution institutions, execution regime, especially prison sentences. Determining the problems of the penal execution institutions, finding solutions to them and reintroducing the sentences of the convicts to the society at the end of the execution will be the topics to be covered in this course.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • • Define the conditions of execution, the competent authority in execution and the execution of prison sentences.
  • Define the conditions of execution, the competent authority in execution and the execution of prison sentences.
  • Explain the concept of punishment, its characteristics, types and executions.
  • Discuss the historical development of prison sentences and prisons.
  • Classify execution institutions and convicts.
  • To be able to define the regime to be applied in execution institutions, relaxation of execution, release preparation and post-execution, security and order.
Course Description Main subjects of this course are the purpose and fundamental notions of criminal execution. Subjects as the nature, charecteristic and types of punishment, legal structure, system of criminal eecution institutions, loosening of criminal execution, preparations to release will constitute the course content.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
X
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Required Materials
1 Criminal execution and notions of criminal excution, purpose, place of criminal execution, image of people in the criminal execution Related Parts of the Course Notes
2 Constitutional principals and principals of crime policy that shapes criminal execution Related Parts of the Course Notes
3 Condition and enforcement authority of criminal execution, execution of imprisonment decision Related Parts of the Course Notes
4 Nature, characteristic, types and execution of punishment Related Parts of the Course Notes
5 Historical development of punishments restricting freedom and prisons Related Parts of the Course Notes
6 Principals of execution of punishments restricting freedom and place of convicted Related Parts of the Course Notes
7 Admission to criminal execution institution, planning of execution and classification of convicted Related Parts of the Course Notes
8 Midterm Exam
9 System of criminal execution, loosening of criminal execution, preparations to release and post-execution Related Parts of the Course Notes
10 Security and order of security Related Parts of the Course Notes
11 Organization, system and supervision of criminal execution Related Parts of the Course Notes
12 Suspension of criminal execution, release on probation and reprieve Related Parts of the Course Notes
13 Problematic topics regarding to punishment restricting freedom and criminal execution institutions Related Parts of the Course Notes
14 Execution of security measures, supervised release Related Parts of the Course Notes
15 Movies about prison and prison visit Related Parts of the Course Notes
16 Final Exam
Course Notes/Textbooks

Veli Özer Özbek, İnfaz Hukuku, Seçkin Yayıncılık, 8. Baskı, Ankara 2016.

Suggested Readings/Materials

Kemal Mecit, İnfaz Hukuku, Adalet Yayınevi, 3. Baskı, Ankara 2013; Abdulkadir Akın, İnfaz Hukuku, Seçkin Yayıncılık, 3. Baskı, Ankara 2016.

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
1
10
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
1
30
Final Exam
1
60
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
2
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
0
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
1
7
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
5
Final Exams
1
15
    Total
75

 

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.

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