Juvenile Law (2015/2016)

Course code
4S00354
Name of lecturer
Silvana Strano
Coordinator
Silvana Strano
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Other available courses
Academic sector
IUS/17 - CRIMINAL LAW
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
2° Periodo di lezioni - aprile/maggio 2016, 2° Periodo di lezioni - febbraio/marzo 2016

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

The course will focus on the fundamental notions of Juvenile Criminal Justice and in particular on the juvenile offender and the juvenile delinquency prevention. It will analyze also the juvenile punishment system and the most important offences concerning the protection of children and minors.

Syllabus

The course will focus on the following aspects: Juvenile delinquency – The nature and the evolution of the juvenile justice system – International sources – Juvenile court system: civil, administrative and criminal jurisdiction – Juvenile criminal responsibility – Delinquency assessment – The juvenile sanction system - “Traditional” and “new” institutional measures concerning juvenile crime – Rules of juvenile procedure: main principles, authorities, precautionary and cautionary measures: preliminary hearing – Criminal enforcement and penitentiary measures - Social dangerousness of children and security measures – Protection of children victims of a crime – Exploitation and abuse of children.

Assessment methods and criteria

The exam is oral.

Teaching aids

Documents

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2015/2016