COMMON LAW AND CIVIL LAW

COMMON LAW AND CIVIL LAW

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Code
64927
ACADEMIC YEAR
2017/2018
CREDITS
6 credits during the 2nd year of 7995 LAW (LMG/01) GENOVA

6 credits during the 2nd year of 8743 Translation and Interpreting (LM-94) GENOVA

6 credits during the 2nd year of 9265 MODERN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES FOR CULTURAL SERVICES (LM-37) GENOVA

6 credits during the 2nd year of 9265 MODERN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES FOR CULTURAL SERVICES (LM-38) GENOVA

SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
IUS/02
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (LAW)
semester
1° Semester
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Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The course is organised in two half, the first one will take place in the first semester, the other in the second.

After a brief introduction on legal comparison, lectures will focus on principal legal orders of both civil law and common law areas. The course will examine also Chinese an Islamic legal orders. In each semester legal sources (especially judgments) will be studied in their own languages.

Language students: the course is borrowed from the first half of Comparative Legal Systems A-L

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

form of comparative legal systems

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Introduction on civil law and common law legal orders. Law history of the two areas and legal terminology in both ancient and modern world; with attention to the legal terms most used by EU legislation or in their preparatory works.

Teaching methods

Lectures, seminars and eventual students work in depth study

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Lectures of the first half, after an introduction on legal comparison theory, shall be focused on the legal world in Europe from 1000 a.C. to delve into the evolution of legal and philosophical studies that lead to the XIX century codification movement. Emphasis will be dedicated to French and German areas, as well as English legal history and legal order, with particular attention on the judiciary system and the legal sources. Those (especially judgments) will be studied in their own languages.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Attendance students

Notes and material on aulaweb, plus V. Varano – V. Barsotti, La tradizione giuridica occidentale, vol. I, Testo e materiali per un confronto civil law common law, 5° ed., Torino, 2014, ch. I, II, e IV (addendums excluded)

M. Lupoi, Sistemi giuridici comparati, Traccia di un corso, ESI, 2001, pp. 1- 172

In employment students
V. Varano – V. Barsotti, La tradizione giuridica occidentale, vol. I, Testo e materiali per un confronto civil law common law, 5° ed., Torino, 2014, ch. I, II, e IV (addendums excluded)

M. Lupoi, Sistemi giuridici comparati, Traccia di un corso, ESI, 2001, pp. 1- 172

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Office hours for students: wednesday from 15.30-17.30 or possibly on other days, on appointment. Notices by e-mail are welcome, in order to schedule the appointments (Francesca.Brunetta@unige.it).

Exam Board

FRANCESCA BRUNETTA D'USSEAUX (President)

ANDREA PERELLI

MATTEO PATRONE

ELENA ANNA GRASSO

UMBERTO DE MAGISTRIS

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lectures, seminars and eventual students work in depth study

LESSONS START

I semester from September, 18th to December, 7th 2017 (12 weeks)
II semester from February, 26th to May, 18th 2018 (12 weeks)

ORARI

L'orario di tutti gli insegnamenti è consultabile su EasyAcademy.

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COMMON LAW AND CIVIL LAW A

EXAMS

Exam description

Laurea Magistrale in Giurisprudenza students

Attendance students will take two written texts; the first one in December 2017, on the first semester program, the second in May 2018, on the second semester program. Texts will be on lectures, integrated by depth-in specific topics and by the materials used for the lectures (you can find it on aulaweb).

Final mark will be the average of marks taken in the two texts, but the professor can rise it up in cases of very good performances.

For in employment students there will be an oral test (based on textbook) on the exam sessions indicated.

To attend the exam, it is mandatory to enroll (at least 48h before the session) following the Athenaeum on-line process.

Students from Lingue e culture moderne (Language and modern cultures)

For attendance students, there will be a written text in the first semester (December 2017). For in employment students there will be an oral test (based on textbook) on the exam sessions indicated. Syllabus is the same as the one for Giurispudenza’s students, respectively for attendance and in employment students, but it is restricted only to part 1.

To attend the exam, it is mandatory to enrol (at least 48h before the session) following the Athenaeum on-line process.