CRIMINAL LAW

CRIMINAL LAW

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Code
65209
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
9 credits during the 2nd year of 10842 LEGAL SERVICES IN BUSINESS AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION (L-14) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
IUS/17
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (LEGAL SERVICES IN BUSINESS AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION)
semester
1° Semester
Prerequisites
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

Analysis of constitutional principles of criminal law, of crime structure (actus reus, mens rea, defences), of shapes of crimes (attempt, participation, concurrent crimes, circumstances), of sentence system

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Study of the general principles of criminal law, with particular reference to constitutional principles, structure of criminal offenses, conspiracy, attempt,concurrence of offences and the criminal penalties. Analysis of the principle of legality: principle of legislative supremacy, principle of legal certainty, prohibition of retroactive application of criminal law; the material or physical element, the conduct, the event and the chain of causation; the principle of offensivity: the title/protected interest, the offence, the justifications; the culpability: intent, negligence, unintentional acts, strict liability and the analysis of the excuses. Analysis of the circumstances of crimes, attempt, participation and concurrence of crimes. Sanctionary system: chargeability and preventive measures, criminal liability, extinction of criminal liability and grounds for exemption.

Teaching methods

Lectures

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Functions of sentence. Criminal law and Constitution. Principles of materiality, of offensivity. Structure of offence: actus reus, mens rea, justifications. Distinction between crimes and contraventions. Actus reus: analysis of action, omission, chain of causation. Singles justifications: legal order, necessity, self defence, exercise of right, consent by rightholder. Mens rea: intention, recklessness, negligence. Shapes of crime: attempt, concurrent offences, circumstances, participation. Criminal sentences and preventive sanctions

 

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Texts for attendant students: 
Lectures notes and in order of lectures objects: 
C.F. GROSSO, M. PELISSERO, D. PETRINI, P. PISA, Manuale di diritto penale. Parte generale, Milano, Giuffrè, 2013. Preparation of the exam must be integrated with materials published on Aulaweb and a criminal code


For not attendant students:
C.F. GROSSO, M. PELISSERO, D. PETRINI, P. PISA, Manuale di diritto penale. Parte generale, Milano, Giuffrè, 2013. Preparation of the exam must be integrated with materials published on Aulaweb and a criminal code

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

ANNAMARIA PECCIOLI (President)

LORENZA VACONDIO

ILARIA ZANNONI

ILENIA SICCARDI

GABRIELE PONTEPRINO

FIORENZA ORIANA

ANTONELLA MADEO

RICCARDO SAVI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lectures

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

Oral examination

Assessment methods

Students will show to be able to discuss about criminal isuues such as criminal law principles, structure of crime, criminal sentence system