GLOBAL CONSTITUTIONALISM

GLOBAL CONSTITUTIONALISM

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Code
104419
ACADEMIC YEAR
2020/2021
CREDITS
6 credits during the 3nd year of 7995 LAW (LMG/01) GENOVA

6 credits during the 3nd year of 10842 LEGAL SERVICES IN BUSINESS AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION (L-14) GENOVA

SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
IUS/08
LANGUAGE
English
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (LAW)
semester
1° Semester
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims to provide the students with the cognitive and methodological tools necessary to understand how norms and institutions of global governance follow and respect the principles of constitutionalism and the dynamics concerning the efforts to establish common rules on a global scale.

Class attendance and individual study will enable the student to:

- acquire the specific vocabulary of the discipline, also in order to be able to examine and understand the scientific literature in English language;

- identify the fundamental values, principles and basic concepts characterizing constitutionalism, from its first manifestations and the great liberal revolutions to the construction of contemporary constitutional democracies;  

- acquire a rational and dynamic vision concerning the application of the core values of constitutionalism not only in the context of the State Constitution but also in the interpretation and development of the law beyond the State;

- use the knowledge of the theoretical elements for a critical evaluation of the respect in the constitutional systems of common standards related to rule of law, democracy and human rights.

Teaching methods

The course will consist of lectures for a total of 36 hours (6 CFU), during which the topics of the program will be presented analytically. Some seminars could be carried out together with Italian or foreign experts, in order to deepen subjects of particular interest or current issues.

 

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The course will cover the following topics, using the comparative method:

-      Constitutions, constitutionalism, global constitutionalism

-      Digital Sovereignty and Global Constitutionalism

-      Global Constitutionalism and Internet  

-      Internet Governance

-      Multilevel Protection of the rule of law and fundamental rights

-      European supranational systems of protection of fundamental rights

-      Rethinking human rights and Western Constitutionalism  

-      Perspectives on global constitutionalism and decentralization process

-      Global Climate Constitutionalism

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Attending students (who have attended at least 75% of the lessons): learning materials (slides, lecture notes, regulation, jurisprudence and in-depth reading) uploaded on Aulaweb.

Non-attending students: learning materials (slides, lecture notes, regulation, jurisprudence and in-depth reading) uploaded on Aulaweb in a special folder.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

LARA TRUCCO (President)

VINCENZO SCIARABBA

PATRIZIA MAGARO'

LESSONS

Teaching methods

The course will consist of lectures for a total of 36 hours (6 CFU), during which the topics of the program will be presented analytically. Some seminars could be carried out together with Italian or foreign experts, in order to deepen subjects of particular interest or current issues.

 

LESSONS START

The course will take place during the first semester of the academic year 2020/2021.

 

EXAMS

Exam description

For attending and non-attending students, the final exam is in oral form, usually articulated in four open questions. A mid-term written test could possibly take place.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
18/12/2020 09:00 GENOVA Orale
12/01/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
03/02/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
12/05/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
14/06/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
28/06/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
12/07/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
01/09/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale