The course aims, firstly, to give students the basic tools of constitutional legal methodology and the knowledge needed to analyse and interpret the Italian Constitution. Secondly, to develop critical thinking on events related to constitutional law by reading and discussing articles in the daily press. It finally aims to convey fundamental notions on a citizen’s rights and duties by studying the form of Italian government and public decision-making.
Law and judicial power. Sources of law (basic notions, sources list and conflict resolution). The State. The Republican Constitution: historical origins, fundamental principles and characteristics. Citizen’s rights and obligations. The Parliament. The Government. The President of the Republic. The Constitutional Court. Regional and local authorities.
Via Carlo Montanari, 9
VAT number 01541040232
Italian Fiscal Code 93009870234
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