Religious freedom in the case-law of the European Court of Human Rights (wykład) - 2018/2019

Course description
General information
Lecturer: - VACAT
Organising unit:Faculty of Law, Canon Law and Administration - Instytut Prawa
Number of hours (week/semester): 2/30
ECTS code:
Course objective
Course objective
C1. familiarize students with the basic concepts of the right to freedom of thought, conscience
and religion, which is standardized in 9 article of the European Convention on Human Rights
C2. explain the importance of religious freedom in the case-law of the European Court of Human Rights
C3. skills: use of basic concepts of religious freedom, knowledge and understanding of the role of the case-law of the European Court of Human Rights for protection of religious freedom
C4. skills in speech and writing international legal terminology of religious freedom
Prerequisites
Prerequisites
basic knowledge of the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion
Learning outcomes
Knowledge
K_W03 is familiar with the terminology of religious freedom, its characteristics, overview of the procedure before the Court contemporary
K_W04 knows of the standards for the conservation of religious freedom
K_W08 has a basic knowledge about the protection of religious freedom in the European Convention and the national law
K_W12 has knowledge of structure and procedure standards of the European Court of Human Rights and protection of human rights and an understanding of the process of their application

Skills
K_U02 can use the theoretical knowledge of European Convention, in particular knowledge of the protection of religious freedom in the European Convention
K_U03 can use the concepts used in the procedure before the Court contemporary in order to understand the development of the case-law of the European Court of Human Rights and changes therein
K_U10 can independently solve simple legal problems, put a clear thesis and to use their knowledge in order to formulate an accurate summary and critical analysis
K_U04 can obtain information on the various events
K_U06 is able to analyze the reasons for the development of the case-law of the European Court of Human Rights and changes therein
K_U08 can use the specialized language of the case-law of the European Court of Human Rights and communicate it in a clear, both with professionals and people outside the inner circle

Social competences
K_K01 is aware of the level of their knowledge and skills, understands the need for learning throughout life
K_K03 can adequately and objectively evaluate the priorities for implementing specific tasks
K_K04 is aware of a reliable and professional speaking on the subject of the case-law of the European Court of Human Rights
K_K06 can complement and improve the acquired knowledge and skills
K_K07 responsibly preparing for their work
Teaching method
Teaching method
Lecture, discussion, presentations, case studies, analisis
Course content description
Subjects of classes
1. Basic concepts of religious freedom
2. The basic guarantees of freedom of religion in the European Convention
3. The prohibition of discrimination of religious
4. Procedure before the European Court of Human Rights
5. Case-law concerning the right to education and religious freedom
6. Case-law concerning the right to employment and religious freedom
7. Case-law concerning religious freedom in public space
Forms of assessment
Forms of assessment
10% active participation in classes, 20 % presentation about current problems in international community, 20 % analisis of one case
Required reading list
Required reading list
Literature:
C. Evans, Freedom of religion under the European Convention on Human Rights, Oxford 2003.

Additional literature:
1. Religion and discrimination law in European Union, (ed.) M. Hill, Trier 2012.
2. Religious freedom in the European Union: The application of the European Convention on Human Rights in the European Union, (ed.) A. Emilianides, Leuven-Paris-Walpole, Ma 2011.
3. R. McCrea, Religion and the Public Order of the European Union, Oxford 2010.
4. M. D. Evans, Religious liberty and international law in Europe, Cambridge 2008.
5. The teaching of church-state relations in European Universities, (ed.) J. M. Gonzales del Valle, A. Hollerbach, Leuven-Paris-Dudley, Ma 2005.
6. http://www.echr.coe.int/Pages/home.aspx?p=caselaw&c=#n1367580026604_pointer