Constitutional Law [Matricole pari] (2016/2017)

Course code
4S00323
Name of lecturer
Giampietro Ferri
Coordinator
Giampietro Ferri
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 3, 2016 al Dec 16, 2016.

Lesson timetable

1° periodo di lezioni
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM lesson Lecture Hall Cipolla  
Tuesday 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall Falcone e Borsellino (ex-aula C)  
Wednesday 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall Falcone e Borsellino (ex-aula C)  

Learning outcomes

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.

Syllabus

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.

Teaching aids

Documents

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017