PUBLIC LAW INSTITUTIONS

Scienze Politiche e delle Relazioni Internazionali PUBLIC LAW INSTITUTIONS

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DIPARTIMENTO DI SCIENZE POLITICHE, SOCIALI E DELLA COMUNICAZIONE
POLITICAL AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS SCIENCE
2013/2014



OBBLIGATORIO
YEAR OF COURSE 1
YEAR OF DIDACTIC SYSTEM 2008
PRIMO SEMESTRE
CFUHOURSACTIVITY
1080LESSONS
Objectives
THE COURSE AIMS TO PROVIDE STUDENTS WITH THE BASIC LEGAL CONCEPTS RELATING TO THE PRINCIPLES AND INSTITUTIONS OF PUBLIC LAW.
KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
STUDENTS WILL GAIN A SOLID GROUNDING IN THE DISCIPLINE OF PUBLIC LAW AS WELL AS THE ESSENTIAL TOOLS OF LEGAL LANGUAGE. THEY WILL BE ABLE TO DEAL WITH BOTH THE NORMATIVE DATA THAN WITH THE CASE LAW.
APPLYING KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO ANALYZE THE COMPLEXITY OF THE DYNAMICS THAT CHARACTERIZE THE LEGAL SYSTEM AND CRITICALLY EVALUATE THE STRUCTURE OF INSTITUTIONAL RELATIONS GENERATED BY PLURALISM.
MAKING JUDGEMENTS
STUDENTS ARE EXPECTED TO BE ABLE TO USE THE APPROPRIATE LEGAL METHODOLOGIES AND PROCEDURES TO EVALUATE THE CHARACTERISTIC PROBLEMS OF PUBLIC LAW, WHETHER INDEPENDENTLY OR IN A TEAM. THEY WILL BE ABLE TO CARRY OUT TARGETED BIBLIOGRAPHICAL RESEARCH, WITH THE HELP OF DATA BANKS, AND TO ANALYZE LEGAL DATA IN A CRITICAL AND OBJECTIVE MANNER.
COMMUNICATIONS SKILL
STUDENTS WILL DEVELOP THE ABILITY TO IDENTIFY THE INSTITUTIONAL INNOVATIONS, ORGANIZATIONAL AND MANAGEMENT STRUCTURE OF THE PUBLIC. THEY WILL HAVE THE ABILITY TO COMMUNICATE AND ARGUE, BOTH IN WRITING AND ORALLY AND IN SPECIFIC MODES OF LEGAL LANGUAGE, IN RELATION TO THE ISSUES OF PUBLIC LAW.
LEARNING SKILL
STUDENTS WILL HAVE ACQUIRED A SOLID GROUNDING IN KEY AREAS OF PUBLIC LAW AND THEREFORE, GIVEN THE FOUNDING OF THE MATERIAL RELATIVE TO THE ENTIRE LEGAL SYSTEM, WILL BE IN A POSITION TO DEAL WITH A GREATER LEVEL OF AWARENESS OF THE STUDY FURTHER LESSONS PROVIDED BY THE LEGAL UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE.
Prerequisites
NONE
Contents
THE FOUNDATIONS OF A LEGAL ORDER; THE FORMS OF STATE; THE FORMS OF GOVERNMENT; THE INTERNATIONAL LAW AND THE RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN THE INTERNATIONAL LEGAL ORDER AND THE NATIONAL LEGAL ORDER (OVERALL VIEW); THE EUROPEAN LEGAL ORDER AND THE RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN THE EUROPEAN UNION LAW AND THE NATIONAL LAW; THE SYSTEM OF THE SOURCES OF LAW; THE PRINCIPLES OF ITALIAN CONSTITUTIONAL ORDER; THE INSTITUTIONS OF REPRESENTATIVE DEMOCRACY AND THE REFERENDUM; THE ITALIAN LEGISLATIVE POWER; THE ITALIAN PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC; THE ITALIAN EXECUTIVE POWER; THE ITALIAN REGIONAL AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT; THE ITALIAN SYSTEM OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION; THE ITALIAN JUDICIAL REVIEW OF LEGISLATION AND THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT, THE FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS.
Teaching Methods
TOTAL LESSONS: 80 HOURS.
CLASS TEACHING: 60 HOURS.
EXERCISE SESSIONS/SUPPLEMENTARY ACTIVITY: 20 HOURS. SOME PRACTICAL CASES WILL BE EXAMINED DURING EXERCISE SESSIONS AND SUPPLEMENTARY ACTIVITY, SO THAT THE STUDENTS CAN APPLY THE LEARNED RUDIMENTS, AS WELL AS THEY CAN READ THE DECISIONS OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT.
Verification of learning
ATTENDING STUDENTS MAY BE REQUIRED TO PREPARE A PAPER ON SOME OF THE TOPICS PERTAINING TO PARTS OF THE PROGRAMME AND TO PRESENT IT IN THE AMBIT OF THE COURSE, WHICH WILL FORM A MID-TERM TEST FOR THE EVALUATION OF LEARNING.
FINAL EXAM FOR CREDIT: ORAL EXAM ON THE ENTIRE PROGRAMME.
Texts
A. BARBERA, C. FUSARO, CORSO DI DIRITTO PUBBLICO, BOLOGNA, IL MULINO, LAST EDITION
OR
R. BIN, G. PITRUZZELLA, DIRITTO PUBBLICO. TORINO, GIAPPICHELLI, LAST EDITION
More Information
ANGELA IACOVINO MARCELLO GIUSEPPE FEOLA
FOR THE PREPARATION OF THE EXAM IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED ALONGSIDE THE STUDY OF THE ITALIAN TEXT OF THE CONSTITUTION TO THE MANUAL OF PUBLIC LAW.
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