PUBLIC LAW

PUBLIC LAW

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Code
57118
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
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 (International and Diplomatic Sciences)
semester
1° Semester
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 wide knowledge of 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 course International and Diplomatic Sciences; it is also correlated with the other teachings of that course, 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 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,
to understand the relationships between the constitutional organs of Italian State,
to understand the relationships between jurisdictions,
to know the territorial articulations of Italian State,
to read and distinguish between the different types of judgments of the Constitutional Court,
to identify the modalities of protection of the fundamental rights of the person,
to understand the basic methods of functioning of Italian public administration.

Teaching methods

60 hours of lectures given by the lecturer of the teaching and by experts invited to deepen specific topics (teachers of other universities, magistrates, persons who have held institutional charges, 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 deapen the main topics, 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 teaching materials, exam results and other information (for instance, the change of the date of an exam) 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 provides for the study of the following topics:

notions of jurifìdical rule and of juridical system;

Constitution and the system of sources of law;

forms of State and forms of government;

relationships between Italian State, European Union and international system;

rights and duties of citizens and of persons;

organization of Italian 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.

 

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, last publication.
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, last publication; b) on the materials uploaded to Aulaweb.
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, last publication and in October a series of lessons will begin for them (for starting and time table see Aulaweb).
The study of all the indicated programs indicated must be accompanied by a careful reading of Italian Constitution (downloadable from www.quirinale.it).

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: On Tuesday 2-3 p. m. from half September to end November; 2,30-4 p.m. in the other months of the 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)

MATTEO TIMO

MASSIMO RUARO

ARIANNA PITINO

MARIA ANGELA ORLANDI

OMAR CARAMASCHI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

60 hours of lectures given by the lecturer of the teaching and by experts invited to deepen specific topics (teachers of other universities, magistrates, persons who have held institutional charges, 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 deapen the main topics, 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 teaching materials, exam results and other information (for instance, the change of the date of an exam) 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 16th September 2019 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 may 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 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.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
08/09/2020 09:30 GENOVA Orale