MOD. 2 - PUBLIC COMPARATIVE LAW

MOD. 2 - PUBLIC COMPARATIVE LAW

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Code
94715
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
3 credits during the 2nd year of 7995 LAW (LMG/01) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
IUS/21
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (LAW)
semester
1° Semester
modules
This unit is a module of:
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

Teaching methods

The module consists of lessons and eventual seminars

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The module will focus on the following contents, applying the comparative method:

- Electoral Systems, Political Parties, Institutional Framework and Forms of government

- Comparative Study of Electoral Systems and their consequences (Voting Methods and Types; e-Vote System; District Magnitude; Threshold; Majority Bonus; First Past The Post; Two-Round system; Proportional Representation; Mixed Systems…)

- Electoral Justice and Constitutional Adjudication

- State and sovereignty. Forms of State

- Federalism and regionalism

- Trends in decentralization and multilevel governance

- Constitutional aspect of secession: a comparative approach

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Reading materials and learning resources will be provided at the beginning of the module and made available on AulaWeb.

Students who do not attend two thirds of the lectures must study one of the following books:

C. Fusaro, D. Oliver (eds.), How Constitutions Change: A Comparative Analysis, Oxford, Hart Publishing, 2011.

M. Rosenfeld, A. Sajó (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Constitutional Law, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2012


 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

VINCENZO SCIARABBA (President)

LARA TRUCCO (President)

PATRIZIA MAGARO' (President)

SIMONE FREGA

OMAR CARAMASCHI

FRANCESCA BAILO

LESSONS

Teaching methods

The module consists of lessons and eventual seminars

LESSONS START

I semester from September 16th to December 6th 2019 (12 weeks)
II semester from February 17th to May 9th 2020 (12 weeks)

EXAMS

Exam description

The oral exam will focus on the program of the module and will take place before a commission composed by professors of the course.

Students must register on line for the exam by the deadline. 

Assessment methods

Final assessment of the oral exam aims at testing the knowledge of the issues covered by the course, the appropriate use of the technical and legal language, as well as the ability to critical analyse and revise the subjects which are being studied.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
03/06/2020 14:00 GENOVA Orale
03/06/2020 14:00 GENOVA Orale
22/06/2020 14:00 GENOVA Orale
22/06/2020 14:00 GENOVA Orale
13/07/2020 14:00 GENOVA Orale
13/07/2020 14:00 GENOVA Orale
02/09/2020 14:00 GENOVA Orale
02/09/2020 14:00 GENOVA Orale