Study programme and level
|Lectures||Seminar||Tutorial||Druge oblike študija||Individual Work||ECTS|
Knowledge of civil law on the first degree of law study is requested.
Content (Syllabus outline)
The concept, origins and sources of law of execution and non-litigating procedure
The fundamental principles of law of execution and non-litigating procedure
Substantive and procedural protection of human rights
The nature and extent of the right to fair trial in law of execution and non-litigating procedure
Normative nomotechnic framework in law of execution and non-litigating procedure
Similarities and differences between non-litigating and litigating procedure
The right to seek redress in law of execution and non-litigating procedure
Types of non-litigious proceedings
Legal nature of the law of execution
Jurisprudence of Slovenian and foreign courts
Objectives and competences
The course »human rights protection in law of execution and non-litigating procedure« addresses both substantive and procedural protection of individual rights in law of execution and non-litigating procedure. Special attention is given to the definition of the subject area of different non-litigating procedure, which are considered from general protection of human rights, as well as in terms of the European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms. The course primarily deals with sources and fundamental principles of law of execution and non-litigating procedure. Based on the case law and foreign courts, this course aims to illuminate specific cases from national legal orders of European countries. This course examines substantive issues relating to judicial protection of human rights of individuals in law of execution and non-litigating procedure« addresses. This course examines also similarities and differences between non-litigating and litigating procedure, whereas conclusion examines protection of rights in law of execution.
Intended learning outcomes
Knowledge and understanding:
Student / student:
– introducing students to the concept of law of execution and non-litigating procedure, and to its basic parts.
– Acquiring the fundamental knowledge of substantive and procedural aspects of international and regional protection of human rights
– aims to develop the students’ interest in, and knowledge of, law of execution and non-litigating procedure;
– developing a critical understanding of the law of execution and non-litigating procedure from the perspective of protection of human rights
– assessing, in combination with other subjects, newer developments in the law of execution and non-litigating procedure, particularly from human rights protection perspective
– being able to appropriately place the law of execution and non-litigating procedure in the European context
– being able to the critical judge, analyse and interpret events and policies related to human rights protection in the law of execution and non-litigating procedure
– knowing and employing basic methodological approaches to law of execution and non-litigating procedure
Learning and teaching methods
|10 %||Written verification and assessment of knowledge (short written casework)|
|80 %||Final examination (written)|
|Other:We suggest written and/ or oral exam. The seminar paper can count as part of the grade, but should not represent more than 20% of the grade.|
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Vesna Rijavec: Civilno izvršilno pravo, GV, Ljubljana, 2003
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Manfred Nowak, Introduction to the International Human Rights Regime, (Martinus Nijhof, 2003)
Christian Tomschut, Human Rights: Between Idealism and Realism (OUP, 2003)
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David Harris, Michael O'Boyle, Ed Bates, Carla Buckley, Law of the European Convention on Human Rights, OUP, 2009.
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Lovro Šturm (ur.): Komentar Ustave Republike Slovenije. FDŠ, 2002 ter 2011
Jernej Letnar Černič je izredni profesor za pravo človekovih pravic, upravno pravo in ustavno pravo na Fakulteti za državne in evropske študije, Nova Univerza. Na Pravni fakulteti Univerze v Ljubljani je diplomiral leta 2002. Za diplomsko delo je prejel študentsko Prešernovo nagrado. Doktoriral je v letu 2009 iz prava človekovih pravic in mednarodnega javnega prava na Univerzi v Aberdeenu, Škotska, Združeno kraljestvo. V zadnjih letih je delal na Evropskem univerzitetnem inštitutu, Univerzi New York v Firencah, Mednarodnem kazenskem sodišču, Univerzi v Aberdeenu ter pri Evropskem varuhu človekovih pravic.
Jernej Letnar Černič is Associate Professor of Human Rights Law, Administrative Law and Constitutional Law at the School of Government and European Studies, New University. He graduated from the University of Ljubljana with the France Prešeren award. He completed his Ph.D. in Law at the School of Law, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK. Jernej has worked at the European Ombudsman's Office, the Superior Court of the Republic of Slovenia, the Law Institute in Ljubljana, the International Criminal Court, and has taught at the University of Aberdeen, University of Lund, New York University and European University Institute.