Last update: doc. JUDr. Ondřej Frinta, Ph.D. (23.10.2019)
Outline of the Course
1. Contracts A.
Concept of Obligation • Historical and Modern Development • Decisive Features of Obligations • Principles of Obligations • Sources of Obligations • Types of Obligations • Origination of Obligations
2. Contracts B.
Concept of Contract • Foundations of the Binding Force of Contract (Lex Contractus) • Types of Contract • Parties to a Contract • Content of Contract • Origination of Contract • Harmonisation of European Contract Law (Principles of European Contract Law) • Principle of Good Faith in European Contract Law
3. Contracts C.
Introduction to Contracts • Principal Sources • Definition and Meaning • Foundations of the Binding Force of Contract• The Synallagmatic or Bilateral Contract and the Unilateral Contract • Nominate and In nominate Contracts
4. Contracts D.
Common Types of Nominate Contracts • Principles of Interpretation of Contracts • Purchase Contract • Contract on Work • Lease Contract
5. Contracts E.
Recent Developments • Consumer Contracts • Consideration of Cases and Examples from Legal Practice
6. Contracts F.
Contracts in Family Law (in general) • Marriage as a contract • Cohabitation as a contract • Joint consent over child’s fatherhood - a contract or not? • Contracts related with the joint property of spouses • Contracts related with the alimony
7. Torts A.
Introduction to Torts • Principal Sources • Civil liability • Prerequisites • Fault as a Prerequisite of General Liability for Damage • Comparative Overview • Case law
8. Torts B.
Wrongfulness /Unlawfulness as a Prerequisite of Liability for Damage • Comparative Overview • Case law
9. Torts C.
Damages • Manner and Scope of Compensation for Damage • Joint Liability • Comparative Overview • Case law
10. Torts D.
Causality as a Prerequisite of Liability for Damage • Different types of Special liability for Damage • Prescription in Tort Law • Comparative Overview • Case law