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Constitutional Law: winter

Informacje ogólne

Kod przedmiotu: 2200-FOR69 Kod Erasmus / ISCED: 10.0 / (0421) Prawo
Nazwa przedmiotu: Constitutional Law: winter
Jednostka: Wydział Prawa i Administracji
Grupy: Erasmus+
Punkty ECTS i inne: 5.50
Język prowadzenia: angielski
Rodzaj przedmiotu:

nieobowiązkowe

Tryb prowadzenia:

zdalnie

Skrócony opis:

Classes are aimed at presenting - in the light of the 1997 Constitution of the Republic of Poland and some other normative acts - general principles of Polish political system, individuals’ fundamental rights, freedoms and obligations, as well as the system of public institutions, their competences and mutual relations.

Pełny opis:

During the lecture following issues are presented: the principles of Polish political system, in particular: the principle of the democratic State governed by the rule of law, the principles concerning the status of individuals (freedoms, rights and obligations), as well as institutional guarantees of their protection (administration of justice, Tribunals, the Ombudsman); organization, the scope of activities and the mechanisms of functioning of legislative organs (Sejm, Senate, National Assembly), executive organs (President, Council of Ministers), as well as of courts and Tribunals. In particular, the lecture is focused on the system of sources of law (universally binding law and acts of internal character), as defined by the 1997 Constitution, and on the mechanisms of constitutional review of normative acts. Furthermore, lecture concerns institutions of indirect democracy (elections) and direct democracy (constitutional referendum, referendum on the ratification of international treaties, nationwide referendum, the popular right to initiate legislation). Lecture also covers legal problems concerning local government, public finances and state audit.

Classes in groups are aimed at developing students’ knowledge on issues presented on the lecture. Furthermore, during classes some exemplary practical problems are analysed. In the course of classes students are also inspired to discuss, interpret normative acts, as well as to solve constitutional problems.

Literatura:

1. L. Garlicki, Polskie prawo konstytucyjne. Zarys wykładu, Warszawa 2019

2. L. Garlicki, Constitutional Law, in: Introduction to Polish Law, ed. S. Frankowski, The Hague-Kraków 2005

3. Additional literature: A. Gajda, A. Rytel-Warzocha, P.Uziębło, Constitutional Law, Gdańsk-Warszawa 2017, Polish Constitutionalism. A Reader, eds. P. Korzec, J. Urbanik, M. Wyrzykowski, Warsaw 2011, K. Prokop, Polish Constitutional Law, Białystok 2011.

Efekty uczenia się:

After the completion of the course students:

- explain terms and characterize institutions of constitutional law

- present legal norms stemming from the Constitution and some other normative acts covered by the education plan

- interpret constitutional provisions

- apply appropriate methods of interpreting the Constitution

- explain aims and functions of particular institutions of Polish political system

- explain legal significance of competences of public institutions

- identify individual freedoms and rights, as well as mechanisms of their protection

- identify legal problems concerning constitutional law and formulate solutions thereof

- analyze, in a methodologically correct manner, practical problems and case-law concerning the Constitution

- interpret legal provisions taking into consideration norms stemming from the Constitution

- formulate individual opinions in discussions concerning constitutional issues

Metody i kryteria oceniania:

Final examination.

Zajęcia w cyklu "Semestr zimowy 2020/21" (w trakcie)

Okres: 2020-10-01 - 2021-01-31
Wybrany podział planu:


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Typ zajęć: Ćwiczenia, 30 godzin więcej informacji
Koordynatorzy: Patrycja Szwed
Prowadzący grup: Marcin Szwed
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Zaliczenie: Zaliczenie na ocenę
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