MOD. 1 - PUBLIC COMPARATIVE LAW

MOD. 1 - PUBLIC COMPARATIVE LAW

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94714
ANNO ACCADEMICO
2018/2019
CFU
5 cfu al 2° anno di 7995 GIURISPRUDENZA (LMG/01) GENOVA

5 CFU al 2° anno di 7996 GIURISPRUDENZA (LMG/01) GENOVA

SETTORE SCIENTIFICO DISCIPLINARE
IUS/21
LINGUA
Inglese
SEDE
GENOVA (GIURISPRUDENZA)
periodo
1° Semestre
moduli
Questo insegnamento è un modulo di:
materiale didattico

OBIETTIVI E CONTENUTI

OBIETTIVI FORMATIVI (DETTAGLIO) E RISULTATI DI APPRENDIMENTO

Course entirely taught in English.

The aim of the module is to provide students with basic knowledge on comparative method, both with theoretic and practical purposes.

During the lessons, students will learn how applying the comparative method to study various topics, such as sources of law, human rights, models of constitutional adjudication.

In detail, students will be able to:

analyse the foundational principles of comparative law;

apply comparative law to complex problems/issues, from a theoretical perspective as a part of a team;

conduct legal search and analysis both independently and cooperatively in an academic environment;

analyse the impact of comparative law from comparative and international perspectives, and in context of social and cultural diversity;

- (for attending students) reflect on their abilities to effectively undertake work as a member of a team ;

autonomously and critically evaluate the major issues and events.

 

Modalità didattiche

The module will be developed through lessons and conferences.

Attending students are asked to ensure regular class attendance and actively participate in class discussion. Futhermore, students are required to orally present case studies during the course.

All classes will be a combination of lectures and discussion.

Experts and visiting foreigner Professors are asked to present some specific experiences. 

PROGRAMMA/CONTENUTO

The module considers the foundations of the "modern" and "contemporary" constitutional law and the legacies of Western constitutionalism. For this purpose, the course will use the comparative legal method, which is useful in cross-national analyses.

The module will focus on the following contents, applying the case-law method.

A first part on:

- introduction to comparative constitutional law;

- Constitutions and constitutionalism;

- Sources of law;

- human  rights.

A second part will develop the mail topics related to the protection of human rights. In detail, it will deal with:

- protection of minorities;

- religious accommodation;

- principle of equaliy and no discrimination;

- political participation; parties and pressure groups;

- direct and deliberative democracy;

- self-determination of peoples and the role of referendum.

TESTI/BIBLIOGRAFIA

Attending students:

- lecture notes;

- all the materials provided during the classes and loaded into aula web. 

No attending students: C. Fusaro, D. Oliver (eds.), How Constitutions Change: A Comparative Analysis, Oxford, Hart Publishing, 2011; 

ALTERNATEVELY

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

 

DOCENTI E COMMISSIONI

Ricevimento: La docente riceve: - Durante il periodo delle lezioni, sempre al termine o all'inizio delle lezioni stesse.  - Durante il periodo in cui non si svolgono le lezioni, previo appuntamento da concordare via mail (simona.rodriquez@unige.it; simona.rod79@gmail.com). Il ricevimento si svolgerà presso il Dipartimento di giurisprudenza, Sezione di Diritto costituzionale, in Via Balbi 22, III piano, Genova.

Commissione d'esame

LARA TRUCCO (Presidente)

SIMONA RODRIQUEZ (Presidente)

PATRIZIA MAGARO' (Presidente)

ELEONORA CECCHERINI (Presidente)

VINCENZO SCIARABBA

OMAR CARAMASCHI

BENEDETTA PROFUMO

FRANCESCA BAILO

SIMONE FREGA

LEZIONI

Modalità didattiche

The module will be developed through lessons and conferences.

Attending students are asked to ensure regular class attendance and actively participate in class discussion. Futhermore, students are required to orally present case studies during the course.

All classes will be a combination of lectures and discussion.

Experts and visiting foreigner Professors are asked to present some specific experiences. 

INIZIO LEZIONI

I semestre dal 17 settembre al 7 dicembre 2018
II semestre dal 25 febbraio al 17 maggio 2019

ESAMI

Modalità d'esame

For both attending and non attending students, there will be an oral examination, which will focus on the program  and it will take place at the end of the module

Attending students can also prepare, if they wish, a written research in groups of 2 or 3, on topics suggested by the professor and then orally explained in classroom

In order to be considered as an attending student, the minimum attendance threshold is set at 70% of classes.  Attendances will be calculated at the end of the module. 

Modalità di accertamento

The final exam will consist of an oral examination on the program.

Students are asked to be able to:

- apply comparative law to complex problems/issues;

- understand legal documents,

- formulate legal arguments, following the comparative law method, essential for critical evaluation;

- (for attending students) conduct legal research.

Calendario appelli

Data Ora Luogo Tipologia Note
02/09/2019 09:30 GENOVA Orale