Curricular Unit:Code:
Criminal Law and Procedure II780DPP2
2UndergraduateCriminology6 ects
Learning Period:Language of Instruction:Total Hours:
Spring SemesterPortuguese/English78
Learning Outcomes of the Curricular Unit:
Acquiring a global vision of the purpose of criminal proceedings, distinguishing their different stages, the various procedural subjects and the different functions of each.
Application of knowledge and comprehension skills acquired throughout the course, in order to use the technical language required in the area of law that is essential in the exercise of the functions of a criminologist.
Seizure of the contents of the course, including the global knowledge about the structure and conduct of criminal procedural law, as well as specific expertise in relevant aspects of different stages of criminal proceedings and materials more practical impact (as is true of the trial and resources).
Classes will take a theoretical practice, composed of a theoretical problem of the content of the discipline, it seeks to stimulate students' critical spirit
Demonstration of the Syllabus Coherence with the Curricular Unit's Objectives:
Syllabus contents focus on specific theoretical issues in the area ofCriminal Law and Procedure assessment in forensic context, thus enabling the fulfillment of the course objectives, specifically: to integrate knowledge, skills and abilities so as to have a technical; to demonstrate knowledge and skills in performing tasks on daily basis;
To demonstrate oral and written communication skills of expert assessment contents; to show autonomy and responsible conduct on duty.
Teaching Methodologies (Including Evaluation):
Teaching methodology will include theoretical lecturing and legislation, as well as thematic debating and critical reflection. Assessment will be continuous and based on two written tests(50% - 50%), as well as the execution of theoretical and practical tasks in the classroom, and students’ punctuality and attendance.
Demonstration of the Coherence between the Teaching Methodologies and the Learning Outcomes:
Theoretical exposition of contents; Practical exercises with the aim of demonstrating knowledge and skills in performing tasks related with Criminal Law and Procedure; Master main legislation on this area. To demonstrate oral and written communication skills of expert assessment contents; to show autonomy and responsible conduct in practice.
- Códigos de Direito Penal e de Processo Penal (2020) Almedina Editora
- Santos, M.S. (2020) Noções de Processo Penal, Lisboa, Rei dos Livros
- Carvalho, P. M. (2013) Manual Prático de Processo Penal, Coimbra, Almedina Editora
- Antunes, M. J. (1992). Direito ao silêncio e leitura em audiência de declarações do arguido”, Sub Júdice
Lecturer (* Responsible):
Rita Rola (