COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Judicial Ethics
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
HUK 492
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 The aim of the course is to evaluate the situations / individuals dealt with correctly by a lawyer and make judgments without ignoring the ethical values and to the ability to solve the ethical problems and to cope with these problems.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • To be able to analyze the concept of ethics; the distinction between ethics and morality, value and value judgment,
  • Explain the concepts of value, values, principles, rules and standards.
  • To provide the ability to decide on ethical dilemmas,
  • To understand the importance of ethics and value knowledge,
  • To develop ethical awareness,
  • To be able to evaluate the philosophical roots of ethics of ethics as knowledgeable about Plato (Socrates' Defense), Aristotle (Ethics of Nicosia), Kant (Fundamentals of Moral Metaphysics) and Mill (utilitarianism).
  • To be able to explain general principles and concepts related to judicial ethics, public ethics and professional ethics and national and international sources,
  • To evaluate how the principles of judicial ethics are interpreted in the light of the national (such as the Judicial Ethics Advisory Board) / international sources, the structure and functioning of ethics committees, the principles of judicial ethics and the case-law of national and international courts.
Course Description Concepts of judicial ethics lesson, ethics, public ethics and judicial ethics, the methods of analyzing and evaluating whether a behavior or action is ethical, the historical and philosophical foundations of the ethics of ethics, the universality of the principles of judicial ethics, national and international sources, the Supreme Court Judicial Ethics The structure and functioning of the Board, developments in judicial ethics in comparative law, how the principles of judicial ethics are interpreted and evaluated by the high courts in the domestic and foreign jurisdictions and in the case law of the European Court of Human Rights..

 



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 The concept of ethics, the distinction between ethics and morality, value and value judgment KUÇURADİ, İnsan ve Değerleri, s. 3-38.
2 Human values, human dignity and human rights - ethics relationship Value, values, principles, rules and standard concepts KUÇURADİ, İnsan Hakları Kavramları ve Sorunları, s. 20-45.
3 Correct evaluation, ethical dilemmas, decision making KUÇURADİ, İnsan Hakları Kavramları ve Sorunları, s. 56-73.
4 To have knowledge about Plato (Defense of Socrates), Aristotle (Ethics of Nikomakhos), Kant (Fundamentals of Moral Metaphysics) and Mill (Utilitarianism) KUÇURADİ, İnsan ve Değerleri, s. 82-95.
5 Law - ethical distinction and relationship, justice value ÇETİNER, s. 51-65.
6 Ethics, public ethics, professional ethics, professional ethics and justice in law TOPUZKANAMIŞ, Hukuk, Ahlak ve Meslek Etiği Üstüne, s. 1-10.
7 Midterm
8 Bangalore, Istanbul Declaration, Budapest Principles and the Havana Rules, collective in-house and out-of-institution collectivity, sources of judicial ethics in comparative law and examples of practice General information about Turkish judicial ethics, Fundamentals of the Judicial Court of Judicial Judiciary, interpretation and system of the Judiciary Judicial Ethics Principles, Judicial Ethics Advisory Board and Judicial Ethics Principles- Independence Principle ÇETİNER, s. 149-191.
9 Neutrality, honesty and equality in judicial ethics KUÇURADİ, Etik, s. 129-150.
10 Judgment, competence and care for the profession in judicial ethics ÇETİNER, s. 89-95.
11 Code of Ethics of Public Prosecutors ÇETİNER, s. 84-95, s. 142-143.
12 Professional Rules of Attorney ÇETİNER, s. 95-100, s. 143-149.
13 Principles of Ethical Behavior of Judicial Personnel ÇETİNER, s. 100-101.
14 Judicial ethics in ECHR, AYM, Supreme Court and Council of State decisions Evaluation of Turkish judicial ethics in the context of international standards and current issues related to judicial ethics
15 Course review
16 Final Exam
Course Notes/Textbooks

ÇETİNER, Selma; Yargı Etiği, Seçkin Yayıncılık, Ekim 2016, Ankara.

KUÇURADI, Ioanna; İnsan ve Değerleri, Türkiye Felsefe Kurumu, Ankara 2013.

KUÇURADI, Ioanna; Etik, Türkiye Felsefe Kurumu, Ankara 2011.

KUÇURADI, Ioanna; İnsan Hakları Kavramları ve Sorunları, Türkiye Felsefe Kurumu, Ankara 2011.

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
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