PRINCIPLES OF PUBLIC LAW

PRINCIPLES OF PUBLIC LAW

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Code
72695
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
12 credits during the 1st year of 8776 POLITICAL SCIENCE AND ADMINISTRATION (L-16) GENOVA

10 credits during the 1st year of 8768 International and Diplomatic Sciences (L-36) GENOVA

SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
IUS/09
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (POLITICAL SCIENCE AND ADMINISTRATION)
semester
1° Semester
sectioning
This unit is divided into 2 sections: A, B. This page refers to the section
Prerequisites
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The matter Public law includes constitutional law and fundamental aspects of administrative law.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The purpose of the teaching is to help the study of constitutional law and of fundamental principles of administrative law.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The aim of teaching of Public law is to provide a thorough knowledge of Italian constitutional law and of the fundamental notions of administrative law.

The teaching provides the basis for the study of the other matters included in educational offer of the three-year degree courses International and Diplomatic Sciences and Political Science and Administration; it is also correlated with the other teachings of both courses, with particular regard to those taught in the first year (history of political doctrines, sociology, contemporary history), contributing to the interdisciplinary education of students.

At the end of the study of the matter Public law students of the three-year degree course in International and Diplomatic Sciences (10 CFU) will be able to:

understand and comment on Italian Constitution,
to recognize the various sources of Italian law, also in relation to the sources of international law and European Union law,
understand the relations between the constitutional organs of the State,
understand the relationships between jurisdictions,
to know the territorial articulations of Italian State,
read and distinguish between the different types of judgments of the Constitutional Court,
identify the modalities of protection of the fundamental rights of the person,
understand the basic methods of functioning of Italian public administration.


At the end of the study of the matter Public law students of the three-year degree course in Political Sciences and Administration (12 CFU) will be able to:

understand and comment on Italian Constitution,
to recognize the various sources of Italian law, also in relation to the sources of international law and European Union law,
understand the relations between the constitutional organs of the state,
understand the relationships between jurisdictions,
to know the territorial articulations of Italian State,
read and distinguish between the different types of judgments of the Constitutional Court,
identify the modalities of protection of the fundamental rights of the person,
understand how the Italian public administration works.

Teaching methods

 

60 hours for SID students and 72 for SPA students of lectures given by the lecturer of the subject and by experts invited to deepen specific topics (magistrates, teachers of other universities, members of the institutions, etc. ...).

For FOREIGN students (non-native Italian speakers who have not completed education cycles in Italy), in addition to the institutional course, meetings will be organized to discuss the topics already discussed in the main course, with particular attention to the meaning of the terms and features of public law in Italian language.

Students are recommended to register for aulaweb, where all information, teaching materials and exam results will be uploaded.

A list of possible exam questions will be made available on Aulaweb at the end of the lessons.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

 

The content of Public law for students of the degree course in International and Diplomatic Sciences (10 ECTS) provides for the study of the following topics:

notions of law and of State; Constitution and the system of sources of law; forms of State and government; relations between the State, European Union and the international system; rights and duties of citizens; organization of the Republic: constitutional bodies and their functions; ordinary and special judges; constitutional guarantees: the Constitutional Court and the constitutional review procedure; Regions and local autonomies; principles of administrative law.

The content of Public law for students of the degree course in Political Science and Administration (12 CFU) provides for the study of the following topics:

notions of law and of State; Constitution and the system of sources of law; forms of State and government; relations between the State, European Union and the international system; rights and duties of citizens; organization of the Republic: constitutional bodies and their functions; ordinary and special judges; constitutional guarantees: the Constitutional Court and the constitutional review procedure; Regions and local autonomies; principles of administrative law, structure of public administration, administrative acts and administrative procedure.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

1) Students who will guarantee the minimum attendance of 70% of hours of lectures, will prepare the exam a) on the lecture notes; b) on the text A. Barbera - C. Fusaro, Course of public law, Il Mulino, ult. ed.

2) Students who can not guarantee the minimum attendance will prepare the exam: a) on the text A. Barbera - C. Fusaro, Course of public law, Il Mulino, ult. ed .; b) on the materials uploaded to Aulaweb at the beginning of the lessons.

3) Students who do not possess adequate knowledge of Italian language (Erasmus and other foreigners) will prepare the exam on the text T. Groppi - A. Simoncini, Introduction to the study of public law and its sources, Giappichelli, ult. ed. and in October a series of lessons will begin for them (for starting and time table see Aulaweb).

The study of all the programs indicated must be accompanied by a careful reading of the Constitution (downloadable from www.quirinale.it).

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: On Tuesday 4-5,30 p. m. from half September to half December, 2.30-4pm in the other months of thr year or by appointment at the Dispo, Albergo dei poveri, Piazzale E. Brignole, central tower, 3rd floor; it is advisable to notify via e-mail address patrizia.vipiana@unige.  

Exam Board

PATRIZIA VIPIANA (President)

ARIANNA PITINO (President)

MARIA ANGELA ORLANDI

MATTEO TIMO

MASSIMO RUARO

ARISTIDE CANEPA

LESSONS

Teaching methods

 

60 hours for SID students and 72 for SPA students of lectures given by the lecturer of the subject and by experts invited to deepen specific topics (magistrates, teachers of other universities, members of the institutions, etc. ...).

For FOREIGN students (non-native Italian speakers who have not completed education cycles in Italy), in addition to the institutional course, meetings will be organized to discuss the topics already discussed in the main course, with particular attention to the meaning of the terms and features of public law in Italian language.

Students are recommended to register for aulaweb, where all information, teaching materials and exam results will be uploaded.

A list of possible exam questions will be made available on Aulaweb at the end of the lessons.

LESSONS START

Lessons will start on Monday the 17th September at 10 o'clock.

EXAMS

Exam description

The exam is in written form (three open-ended questions, to be carried out in 1 hour, differentiated between attending and non-attending students). Students who pass the written exam can ask to take an integrative oral exam (with which they can improve or worsen the mark already achieved in the written exam): it will take place at the time and place indicated at the time of the written exam. If the student does not wish to take the supplementary oral exam, the exam is concluded with the written exam.

A list of possible exam questions will be made available on Aulaweb at the end of the lessons.

Students who do not possess adequate knowledge of the Italian language (Erasmus and other foreigners) will be able to take the exam in oral form and possibly in English.

Assessment methods

The Examining Board will evaluate the consistency and completeness of the answers, the use of the correct legal terminology, the ability to make connections between the various parts of the matter. The frequency and active participation in the lessons will be evaluated

The Examining Board is composed by the titular of the teaching and by the experts of the matter approved by the Department Council.