Course: Introduction to Law II

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Course title Introduction to Law II
Course code KPE/ZAP2
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech, English
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements Course does not contain work placement
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Karhanová Horynová Eva, JUDr.
Course content
Lectures (topics): 1. Business corporation -Transitional provisions of the law on commercial corporations - Definition, founding, capital, share, authorities, cancellation, and termination - Individual legal forms of commercial companies and cooperatives 2. Labour law - Labour law: definition, legal standards, labour relations, basic principles, subjects - Employment relationship, agreement on the work held outside the employment relationship - Working hours, break time, obstacles at work, vocation - Workers' remuneration, reimbursement of expenses, employee care - Liability for damage, safety and health protection at work 3. Civil procedure - Civil procedure, definition, legal standards, subjects in Civil procedure - Types of lawsuits, burden of proof - Writs and legal remedies, proceeding costs

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monological explanation (lecture, presentation,briefing)
  • Preparation for exam - 48 hours per semester
  • Home preparation for classes - 15 hours per semester
  • Class attendance - 28 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to build students' awareness of law based on the knowledge of necessary legal concepts which are essential for understanding the law, its aim and its correct application in practice. Students will be able to understand the Czech Law, and work with legal standards in the field of Corporate Law, Labour Law, and Civil Procedure.
Students obtain knowledge in given course in accordance with requirements and course programme. Students will gain competence to apply knowledge from this course in the course Topical law Issues, in practice, in bachelor thesis, in master thesis.
Prerequisity: Introduction to Law I

Assessment methods and criteria
Written exam

Written exam
Recommended literature
  • Časopis: Obchodněprávní revue. Praha.
  • Časopis: Právní fórum. Praha: Wolters Kluwer ČR.
  • Časopis: Právní rádce. Praha: Economia.
  • Občanský soudní řád, zákon č. 99/1963 Sb., v úplném znění.
  • Zákoník práce, zákon č. 262/2006 Sb., v úplném znění.
  • BĚLINA, M., et al. Pracovní právo. 6. vyd. Praha: C. H. Beck, 2014. ISBN 978-80-7400-283-0.
  • DĚDIČ, J., M. TOMSA a I. ŠTENGLOVÁ. Základy obchodního práva. Praha: Leges, 2015. ISBN 978-80-7502-052-9.
  • SPIRIT, M. Základy práva pro neprávníky po rekodifikaci soukromého práva. 4. vyd. Plzeň: Vydavatelství a nakladatelství Aleš Čeněk, 2015. ISBN 978-80-7380-551-7.
  • ŠTENGLOVÁ, M., I. HAVEL, B. CILEČEK, F. KUHN a P. ŠUK. Zákon o obchodních korporacích. Komentář. Praha: C. H. Beck, 2013. ISBN 978-80-7400-480-3.
  • ŠVARC, Z. Základy obchodního práva po rekodifikaci soukromého práva. Plzeň: Vydavatelství a nakladatelství Aleš Čeněk, 2014. ISBN 978-80-7380-504-3.
  • WINTEROVÁ, A., et al. Civilní právo procesní. Část první. Řízení nalézací. 7. vyd. Praha: Linde, 2014. ISBN 978-80-7201-940-3.

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