Objectives of the course

Acquisition of deepened knowledge in the field of evidence theories in criminalistics and criminal procedural law, which contribute to a more qualitative process of discovering, clarifying and proving criminal offenses and perpetrators.

CodeSubject statusSemesterClassesECTS
P-DKP Chosen X 2+2 5

Acquired knowledge

The ability of a student to improve investigative and practical work through criminal investigation and court practice in the field of strengthening the overall capacity of evidence and the entire process of proofing in criminal matters.

Content of the subject

The notion of evidence in criminalistics and criminal process theory and practice. The historical development of evidence and the science of proof. Theory of Evidence. Evidence principles. Evidence theories. Initial evidence and evidence proving. Learning about facts in criminology and criminal procedural law. Evidence of modern criminal proceedings. Proof of action. Special investigative actions as evidence. Evidence procedures and models of evidence. Illegal evidence. A Comparative Evidence Law in Criminal Sciences and Practice. Case study.

Teaching methods and material mastering

Lectures, interactive forms of teaching, case analysis, individual and group projects.

Forms of knowledge assessment

  • Test 1 (0-15 points)
  • Test 2 (0-15 points)
  • Final exam (0-50 points)
  • Research work (0-15 points)
  • Teaching activities (0-5 points)