Course: Advocacy: Past, Present and Prospects

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Course title Advocacy: Past, Present and Prospects
Course code KPD/MPPA
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Krtková Petra, Mgr.
  • Balík Stanislav, JUDr. et PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Valentová Vendulka, JUDr. et Mgr.
Course content
Introduction, material and formal conception of advocacy, numerus clausus; History of advocacy in Czech countries from the oldest times up until today; Advocacy and conditions for its practicing; Forms of practicing the advocacy; Rights and duties of a advocate according to the Act on the advocacy and Ethics code I.; Rights and duties of a advocate according to the Act on the advocacy and Ethics code II.; The Czech Bar Association and its bodies; Disciplinary proceedings; A legal trainee and his relation to the employer and to the Czech Bar Association; Attorney fees and basic rules of leading of a law office; Perspectives of Czech advocacy in the European Union.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Seminar classes
  • Contact hours - 30 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 60 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
No particular prerequisites specified.
learning outcomes
Students will analyse important historical legal documents and actual laws on advokacy, discuss about historical development of advocacy and its influence to the advocacy in 21th century.
teaching methods
Seminar classes
assessment methods
Oral exam
Recommended literature
  • Balík, Stanislav. Advokacie včera a dnes : (Vybrané texty y dějin a současnosti advokacie). 1. vyd. Dobrá Voda : Aleš Čeněk, 2000. ISBN 80-902627-7-5.
  • Balík, Stanislav. Česká advokacie v dobách zkoušky : právní předpisy o advokacii z let 1948-1994. null. Praha : ČAK, 1995. ISBN null.
  • Balík, Stanislav. Dějiny advokacie : v Čechách, na Moravě a ve Slezsku. null. Praha : Česká advokátní komora, 2009. ISBN 978-80-7035-427-8.
  • Balík, Stanislav. Minulost, přítomnost a perspektivy advokacie. 1.vyd. Plzeň : ZČU, 1998. ISBN 80-7082-398-4.
  • Balík, Stanislav. Právní předpisy o advokacii v Čechách v letech 1918-1938 a jejich dobová interpretace. null. null, 1997. ISBN null.
  • Čermák, Karel. Advokacie & úvahy souvisící. null. Praha : Linde, 2000. ISBN 80-72012-243-6.
  • Kober, Jan. Advokacie v českých zemích v létech 1848-1994. null. Praha : Česká advokátní komora, 1994. ISBN null.
  • Květ, Karel. Advokacie : příspěvek k sociologii advokátního stavu. 2.vyd., v PTK 1. Praha : Pražská tisková kancelář, 1996. ISBN null.
  • Schelleová, Ilona. Organizace a činnost advokacie I. 1.vyd. Brno : PF MU v Brně, 1993. ISBN 80-210-0582-3.
  • Schelleová, Ilona. Organizace a činnost advokacie II : Dokumenty. 1.vyd. Brno : PF MU v Brně, 1993. ISBN 80-210-0583-1.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Law Law (16) Law, legal and public administration proceeding 1 Summer
Faculty of Law Law (17) Law, legal and public administration proceeding 1 Summer
Faculty of Law Law (13) Law, legal and public administration proceeding - Summer
Faculty of Law Law (15) Law, legal and public administration proceeding 1 Summer
Faculty of Law Law (11) Law, legal and public administration proceeding 3 Summer
Faculty of Law Law (14) Law, legal and public administration proceeding - Summer