Constitutional law 2 (2015/2016)

Course code
4S02526
Name of lecturer
Stefano Catalano
Coordinator
Stefano Catalano
Number of ECTS credits allocated
9
Academic sector
IUS/08 - CONSTITUTIONAL LAW
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
1° periodo di lezioni dal Oct 1, 2015 al Dec 16, 2015.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

The first part of the course deals with Source of law and Jurisdictional function under Italy’s Constitution.
The second part deals with the national and international sources of Fundamental Rights and will focus a selected cases of ECHR and national constitutional courts with relevance to the impact of fundamental rights.

Syllabus

Part I: Source of law. Sources' rules of production and enactment. The legal source system. The Constitution. Legislative statutes. European and international sources. Delegated legislation. The regional legal sources. Executive acts. The normative facts.

Jurisdicional function: judge and public prosecutor; the independence of the judiciary in the Italian Constitution. The civil liability of the members of the judiciary. The Superior Council of the Judiciary.

Part. II: Fundamental rights
Fundamental rights of Italian Constitution
The protection of fundamental rights in Europe

Assessment methods and criteria

Attending students will be entitled to take a multile choice test and open-ended questions.
For non-attending students final exam consists of a general oral exam.

Teaching aids

Documents

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2015/2016