PUBLIC LAW (TURKISH, THESIS)
Master TR-NQF-HE: Level 7 QF-EHEA: Second Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 7

Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Code Course Name Semester Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
KHK5218 State of Law Spring 3 0 3 8
This catalog is for information purposes. Course status is determined by the relevant department at the beginning of semester.

Basic information

Language of instruction: Turkish
Type of course: Departmental Elective
Course Level:
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Course Coordinator : Dr. Öğr. Üyesi ELİF KÜZECİ
Course Lecturer(s): Dr. Öğr. Üyesi SERKAN KÖYBAŞI
Assoc. Prof. DİDEM YILMAZ
Recommended Optional Program Components: None.
Course Objectives: This course focuses on especially some important questions on law and the state, such as how can we define the rule of law, which period of the history the rule of law has been emerged, what kind of developments has been since today in the concept of rule of law?
Course is foundation for understanding democracy, law and the state...

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
Identifies the connection between law and the state.
Explains the arising of the concept of rule of law.
Describes the importance of separation of powers.
Perceives the mutation of separation of powers.
Explains the binding between judicial branch and rule of law.
Understands the importance of judicial independence.

Course Content

Rule of law-generel description
Rule of state as a political ideal
The intersection of rule of law and human rights-I
The intersection of rule of law and human rights-II
The legitimacy of constitutional democracy
Rule of law and democracy
Mid-term exam
Rule of law in EU
The relation between freedom and security in a state of law
The concept of "law"
Presentations of the students
Presentations of the students
Rule of law in the light of Turkish Constitutional Court decisions-I
Rule of law in the light of Turkish Constitutional Court decisions-II
Rule of law in the light of Turkish Constitutional Court decisions-III
Final exam

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Rule of law-generel description None
2) Rule of state as a political ideal None
3) The intersection of rule of law and human rights-I None
4) The intersection of rule of law and human rights-II None
5) The legitimacy of constitutional democracy None
6) Rule of law and democracy None
7) Mid-term exam None
8) Rule of law in EU None
9) The relation between freedom and security in a state of law None
10) The concept of "law" None
11) Presentations of the students None
12) Presentaions of the students None
13) Rule of law in the light of Turkish Constitutional Court decisions-I None
14) Rule of law in the light of Turkish Constitutional Court decisions-II None
15) Rule of law in the light of Turkish Constitutional Court decisions-III None
16) Final exam None

Sources

Course Notes / Textbooks: Mithat Sancar, Devlet Aklı Kıskacında Hukuk Devleti, 2000, İletişim Yayınları
K. Doering, Genel Devlet Kuramı (Genel Kamu Hukuku), çev. A. Mumcu, İnkilâp, İstanbul 2002.
References: Editörler: Adnan Küçük/ Ali Rıza Çoban/ Bilal Canatan, Hukuk Devleti
(Hukuki Bir İlke Siyasi Bir İdeal), Adres Yayınları
Prof. Dr. Jacques Chevallier, Hukuk Devleti, İmay Yayınları, Ertuğrul Cenk Gürcan(çev.)
Tom Bingham, Rule of Law, 2011, Penguin Books.

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Total %
PERCENTAGE OF SEMESTER WORK % 0
PERCENTAGE OF FINAL WORK %
Total %

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
           
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1) Has the knowledge on the different areas of the public law. 3
2) Has the knowledge of legal regulations, judicial decisions and the scientific evaluations related to them. 3
3) Develops her fundamental public law knowledge. 3
4) Has the knowledge on the protection measures in the criminal procedure law. 3
5) Has the knowledge on the adminstrative law issues. 2
6) Has the knowledge on the European Union criminal law. 1
7) Has the knowledge on the European Union's legislation and institutions. 1
8) Has the knowledge on the international and comparative public law. 3
9) Has the knowledge on the tax law. 1
10) Has the knowledge on the political and juridical basis of the State. 5
11) Has the knowledge on the Human Rights law. 3
12) Establishes the relation between the public law and the other social sciences. 1