Advanced Criminal Law (2016/2017)

Course code
4S01112
Name of lecturer
Paolo Patrono
Coordinator
Paolo Patrono
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
IUS/17 - CRIMINAL LAW
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
2° periodo di lezioni - aprile/maggio 2017, 2° periodo di lezioni - febbraio/aprile 2017

Lesson timetable

2° periodo di lezioni - aprile/maggio 2017
Day Time Type Place Note
Wednesday 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall Cipolla  
Thursday 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall D  
2° periodo di lezioni - febbraio/aprile 2017
Day Time Type Place Note
Wednesday 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall Cipolla  
Thursday 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall D  

Learning outcomes

The course consents a further insight on central issues of the general part and the special part of criminal law and a scrupulous critical reading of judicial decisions concerning the merits of cases, as well as the decision of the Supreme Court.
The first part of the course provides also – in a particularly topical sector of the special part – an accurate analysis of important European directive and decisions of the Court of Justice.

Syllabus

PART I
- Environmental crimes: the normative framework – Water, atmospheric and waste pollution: models of criminalisation and techniques of protection – The responsible subjects and the delegation of functions – Relations between special legislation and offences in the criminal code – The European directive on the penal protection of environment and the decisions of the Court of Justice – The introduction of crimes against environment in the criminal code – Environmental crimes and the administrative responsibility of legal entities (d.lgs. 231/2001)
PART II
- Crimes against public safety: general problems – Crimes of common danger through violence – Crimes of common danger through fraud – Negligent crimes of common danger

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral interview.
To the purpose of the exam, written papers on topics indicated or approved by the course leader will be taken into consideration. Papers can be submitted only by students who have regularly attended the course.

Teaching aids

Documents

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017