Checking date: 30/03/2016

Course: 2019/2020

Civil responsibility and civil consequences of the crime
Study: Master in Criminal Justice (275)

Coordinating teacher: ARNAIZ SERRANO, AMAYA

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Criminal Law, Procedural Law and History Law

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS


Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results.
1. To mark out the civil consequences of crimes. 2. To know the evidential sources determining persons with direct and subsidiary civil responsibility in criminal cases. 3. To define and to built objective and subjective elements of civil case within the penal process.
Description of contents: programme
1. SETTING THE LIMITS OF CIVIL CLAIM WITHIN THE PENAL PROCESS 1.1. Objective elements of civil claim within the penal process 1.2. Subjective elements of civil claim within the penal process 2. PROCEDURAL REGIME OF CIVIL CLAIM DERIVED FROM THE PENAL PROCESS 2.1. General principle of the secundum eventum litis competence 2.2. Application of principles of civil process 2.3. Application of lawsuit and deduction of the claim
Learning activities and methodology
Exposition of theoretical material, study of litigation strategies for the construction of the case, seminars with invited speakers/experts, practical cases analysis.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Basic Bibliography
  • Amaya Arnaiz Serrano. Las partes civiles en el proceso penal. Tirant lo Blanch . 2006
  • Gonzalo Quintero Olivares , Santiago Cavanillas Múgica , Emilio De Llera Suárez-Bárcena, Gerardo Landrove Díaz. La Responsabilidad Civil "Ex Delicto". Tecnos (6 ed.). 2005
  • La responsabilidad civil y las consecuencias accesorias. María Concepción Molina Blázquez. En La aplicación de las consecuencias jurídicas del delito : estudio práctico / coord. por María Concepción Molina Blázquez. Editorial Bosch. 2005
  • Mª Dolores Fernández Fustes. La intervención de la víctima en el proceso penal. Tirant lo Blanch . 2004
  • Responsabilidad civil, consecuencias accesorias y costas procesales. Extinción de la responsabilidad criminal. J.M. Guillén Soria, J. Lamo Rubio, F. Soto Nieto, F. García Vicente. Editorial Bosch, S.A.. 1998

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