Criminal Law II (General Provisions)

Course Code: 
LAW 242
Course Period: 
Spring
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
3
Lab: 
2
Credits: 
4
ECTS: 
5
Course Language: 
Türkçe
Course Objectives: 
Explaining rules on general criminal law theory and criminal sanctions
Course Content: 

Mens rea, complicity, punishment and special preventive measures, alternative sanctions to short-term prison sentences, confiscation, statute of limitations, amnesty, international execution of criminal law rules

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion, 4: Case study / practical course
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Testing, B: Presentation C: Homework

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes Program Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
Analyses and applies rules on mens rea and complicity 1,3,4,5,6,10 1,2,3 A
Analyses the structure of the criminal sanction 2,3,5,10,11 1,2,3 A
Determines criminal liability in a practical case involving criminal law problems 2,3,5,9,10 1,2,3,4 A
Discusses and proposes solutions to criminal law problems, in the light of theory, legislation and practice 1,2,3,9,10,11 1,2,3,4 A,C

 

 

Course Flow

Week Topics Study Materials
1 Mens rea I – Intent  
2 Mens rea II – Negligence and mens rea in crimes aggravated due to their outcomes  
3 Grounds affecting criminal liability I – Minors, insanity  
4 Grounds affecting criminal liability II – Unjust provocation, duress, disproportionality in grounds of justification  
5 Grounds affecting criminal liability III – Mistake  
6 Objective conditions of punishment, preconditions of prosecution  
7 MIDTERMS  
8 Attempt  
9 Concurrence of offences  
10 Complicity  
11 Theory of criminal sanctions I – Aim of punishment, criminal sanctions, punishments and special preventive measures  
12 Theory of criminal sanctions II – Alternatives to prison sentences, special types of execution, suspension of execution  
13 Theory of criminal sanctions III – Parole, recidivism  
14 Theory of criminal sanctions IV – Confiscation, statute of limitations, amnesty  

 

 

Recommended Sources

Textbook Timur Demirbaş, Türk Ceza Hukuku Genel Hükümler
Additional Resources Dönmezer / Erman, Nazari ve Tatbiki Ceza Hukuku, c. 2, 3

Hakan Hakeri, Ceza Hukuku Genel Hükümler

Centel / Zafer / Çakmut, Ceza Hukuku Genel Hükümler

 

 

Material Sharing

Documents  
Assignments  
Exams  

 

 

Assessment

IN-TERM STUDIES NUMBER PERCENTAGE
Mid-terms 1 100
Total   100
CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE   60
CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE   40
Total   100

 

 

COURSE CATEGORY Expertise/Field Courses

 

 

Course’s Contribution to Program

No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Ability to comprehend, solve, and to attain analytical and critical thought processes         X
2 Within the ambit of lifelong learning, to direct continuous renewal and cultivation of knowledge attained in the field of law     X    
3 To master legal resources and legal precedents; to be able to conduct comparative legal analyses in national and international legal arenas         X
4 To improve settlement options; to implement creative and innovative solutions         X
5 To be equippet with comprehensive and comparative knowledge gained through the study of law, enabling the transfer of this knowledge into the social and economic fields. To attain analytical thinking between cross disciplines       X  
6 To attain the ability to comprehend and solve legal problems pertaining to global economy   X      
7 To obtain knowledge of current legal subjects, through the aid of the English language          
8 To be able to utilize proficiency at an intermediate level foreign language          
9 To attain professional and scientific ethical tenants in the field of law, as well as in society at large         X
10 To attain the ability to write, speak and listen effectively, in the field of law         X
11 To be open-minded, to be tolerant of different ideas, to be constructive, to have self-confidence, and to be responsible both during individual studies and/or during team studies. To work effectively and efficiently         X

 

 

ECTS

Activities Quantity Duration
(Hour)
Total
Workload
(Hour)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 14 5 70
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 3 42
Mid-terms 1 2 2
Final examination 1 3 3
Total Work Load     117
Total Work Load / 25 (h)     4,68
ECTS Credit of the Course     5