Law

Freedom Of Expression(HUK311)

Course Code Course Name Semester Theory Practice Lab Credit ECTS
HUK311 Freedom Of Expression 5 2 0 0 2 1
Prerequisites
Admission Requirements
Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Type Elective
Course Level Bachelor Degree
Course Instructor(s) Demirhan Burak ÇELİK dbcelik@gsu.edu.tr (Email)
Assistant
Objective Studying different aspects of freedom of expression in the light of national and international jurisprudence.
Content In this course, different aspects of freedom of expression are throughly examined in the light of national and international jurisprudence.
Course Learning Outcomes Increasing knowledge and awareness about freedom of expression.
Teaching and Learning Methods Lectures, jurisprudence, discussion.
References -Yasemin İnceoğlu (der.), Nefret Söylemi ve/Veya Nefret Suçları, İstanbul: Ayrıntı, 2012.
-Taner Koçak/Taylan Doğan/Zeynep Kutluata(yay. haz.), Türkiye’de İfade Özgürlüğü, İstanbul: BGST, 2009.
-Kemal Şahin, İfade Özgürlüğü, İstanbul: On İki Levha, 2009.
-İfade Özgürlüğü: İlkeler ve Türkiye, İletişim Yay, İstanbul: 2007.
-Relevant jurisprudence.
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Theory Topics
Week Weekly Contents
1 The notion of freedom of expression
2 Foundations of freedom of expression
3 Freedom of expression and democracy
4 Political rights and freedom of expression
5 Freedom of the press and freedom of expression
6 Internet and freedom of expression
7 Academic freedom and and freedom of expression
8 Midterm exam
9 Religious values and freedom of expression
10 Hate speech and freedom of expression
11 Freedom of expression in the jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights
12 Freedom of expression in the jurisprudence of the Supreme Court of the USA
13 Freedom of expression in the jurisprudence of the Turkish Constitutional Court
14 Freedom of expression in the jurisprudence of the Turkish Court of Cassation
Practice Topics
Week Weekly Contents
Contribution to Overall Grade
  Number Contribution
Toplam 0 0
In-Term Studies
  Number Contribution
Toplam 0 0
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Recognizing fundamental legal concepts, defining, interpreting and using them.
1 Recognizing fundamental legal concepts, defining, interpreting and using them. X
2 Recognizing fundamental disciplines of law and their content, including legislation, case-law and the doctrine in the relevant discipline. X
2 Recognizing fundamental disciplines of law and their content, including legislation, case-law and the doctrine in the relevant discipline.
3 Recognizing positive norms in the legislation and being able to define and explain the principals of methodology.
3 Recognizing positive norms in the legislation and being able to define and explain the principals of methodology. X
4 Being able to determine, identify and restate legal problems. X
4 Being able to determine, identify and restate legal problems.
5 Being able to use legal interpretation principals in an efficient manner in order to analyse and resolve a legal problem and in order to develop a strategy.
5 Being able to use legal interpretation principals in an efficient manner in order to analyse and resolve a legal problem and in order to develop a strategy. X
6 Being able to conduct academic researches on legal problems and to propose solutions. X
6 Being able to conduct academic researches on legal problems and to propose solutions.
7 Assuming responsibility individually or collectively for resolving complicated legal problems.
7 Assuming responsibility individually or collectively for resolving complicated legal problems. X
8 Being able to criticise positive norms of the law system. X
8 Being able to criticise positive norms of the law system.
9 Being able to explain technical legal knowledge in Turkish, French and English verbally or in writing, being able to report personal opinion concerning a legal problem verbally or in writing in a persuasive manner.
9 Being able to explain technical legal knowledge in Turkish, French and English verbally or in writing, being able to report personal opinion concerning a legal problem verbally or in writing in a persuasive manner. X
10 Being able to follow up the local and international legal literature, to update technical legal knowledge permanently, to use information technology in an efficient manner in order to achieve these goals. X
10 Being able to follow up the local and international legal literature, to update technical legal knowledge permanently, to use information technology in an efficient manner in order to achieve these goals.
11 Being able to conduct comparative academic researches between different law systems.
11 Being able to conduct comparative academic researches between different law systems. X
12 Respecting human rights and universal principals and notions of law. X
12 Respecting human rights and universal principals and notions of law.
13 Respecting the ethical standarts, good faith, fairness and equity principals.
13 Respecting the ethical standarts, good faith, fairness and equity principals. X
14 Being sensitive to social problems, democracy, laicism and rule of law principal. X
14 Being sensitive to social problems, democracy, laicism and rule of law principal.
Activities Number Period Total Workload
Class Hours 1 14 14
Working Hours out of Class 0 0 0
Assignments 0 0 0
Presentation 0 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 0 0 0
Project 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Other Applications 0 0 0
Final Examinations (including preparation) 0 0 0
Quiz 0 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0 0
Reports 0 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0
Total Workload 14
Total Workload / 25 0,56
Credits ECTS 1
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