The aim of Criminal Law course is to give information about the definition, history, aim and basic principles of criminal law in the light of the new Turkish Criminal Code.
Assist.Prof Özge Sırma Gezer
Teaching Methods and Techniques
Discussion, presentation, dissertation and case study
Öztürk; Bahri- Erdem; Mustafa Ruhan, Uygulamalı Ceza Hukuku ve Güvenlik Tedbirleri Hukuku, Seçkin Yayınları,Ankara, 2011,( ISBN 975 02 1434 9.)
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Özgenç; İzzet, Türk Ceza Hukuku Genel Hükümler, seçkin Yayınları, Ankara, 2010 Eylül, (ISBN 9789750213410)
Artuk; M. Emin- Gökcen; Ahmet- Yenidünya;A. Caner, Ceza Hukuku Genel Hükümler, Turhan Yayınevi, Ankara, 2009 Kasım, (ISBN 9756194626)
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Criminal law legislations and regulations.
Definition, history and the basic principles of criminal law.
History, Sources and interpretation of criminal rules.
General theory of crime, its aim, contradictions to law and crimes.
Elements of crime in general, systems and the facts effective on punishment.
Corpus delicti, its elements and relation with the act and illegality.
the offender, subject of the crime, the act, function of the act, theories explaining the act as elements of corpus delicti.
Action competence, crimes according to the type of action, crimes according to the quantity of action.
The concept of result, Offences Aggravated As A Result Of Injurious Consequences, offences according to the quantity of results
Principle of causality, determination of causality, interruption of causality, objective criminal charge
The concept of illegality in general, execution of mandatory provisions.
Execution of the order of supervisor, self defense
State of necessity, use of a right
Consent of the concerned body, exceeding the limits of excusatory and mitigating causes
Homework / Term Projects / Presentations
1. Have the ability to reach and evaluate information sources
2. Have the ability to use, compare, interpret, deduce from and apply scientific data
3. Have historical knowledge enabling to interpret modern law achievements
4. Have the ability to use Turkish efficiently verbally and in written
5. Have the ability to follow up professional literature at least in a foreign language
6. Have acquired professional and ethical sense of responsibility
7. Have the ability to use vocational information technologies efficiently for solution of legal problems
8. Have the ability to apply information acquired to solution of a concrete case
9. Have full knowledge of legal rules which regulate relationship among natural legal persons and have the ability to interpret such rules
10. Have full knowledge of legal rules which regulate relationship between individual and state and have the ability to interpret such rules
11. Have the ability to practice the profession as a lawyer who adopts universal principles of law
12. Have full knowledge of basic concepts and rules regarding structure and relationship manners of international community; have the ability to interpret and discuss about the foregoing
13. Have basic knowledge enabling to evaluate international community’s common issues and their possible solutions
14. Have knowledge enabling to apply to human rights bodies having a supranational judicial quality and to follow up the process
15. Have knowledge on the European Union (EU) 'Acquis Communautaire' and operation of the EU institutions
16. Have a world view enabling to question, criticize and develop law in direction with needs of humanity
17. Have knowledge on historical development process of jurisprudence and judicial systems
18. Have the ability to solve actual legal problems within the frame of contemporary legal approaches
19. Be at the level of understanding and knowledge which reflects all qualities in the best way required by the profession on national and international scale
20. Have full knowledge of legal arrangements and practices regarding economic and financial mechanisms
21. Have knowledge on historical development of rights of individuals and societies and on basic texts adopted during the process
22. Have the ability to express himself individually and before a group
23. Have the ability to use, compare, interpret, deduce from and apply scientific data
24. Have the ability to follow up regulations and legal quests in order to meet new needs appeared within the frame of relationships between individuals
25. Have the ability to cooperate by implementing activities during courses, hypothetical law suits and judicial studies and other vocational and academic visits
26. Have the ability to understand and handle national and international dimensions of law, jurisprudence and practices by means of follow up
27. Have knowledge of international judicial bodies and their ways of operation
Have knowledge of the definition, history and basic principles of criminal law
Have knowledge of the sources of criminal law and to be able to comment on them
Comprehend the differences between contradictions to law and crimes.
Determine the elements of a crime and have knowledge of the facts effective on punishment
Have knowledge of legality as an element of a crime
Have knowledge of corpus delicti as an element of crime