Constitutional law 2 (2016/2017)

Course code
4S02526
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
Tuesday 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM lesson Office Studio, G  
Wednesday 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall Trabucchi, Cipolla  
Thursday 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall Cipolla, Falcone e Borsellino (ex-aula C)  

Learning outcomes

PART I – SOURCES OF LAW
The aim of this course is, firstly, to provide students with the basic tools for understanding the sources of law. Then, it aims to transmit the necessary knowledge to solve problems related to the application of the sources of law in actual cases.

PART II – THE JUDICIAL POWER
The course aims to provide students with the basic theoretical tools for understanding the structure and dynamics of the judicial power. Then, to transmit the necessary knowledge to the analysis and interpretation of the rules contained in Title IV of Part II of the Constitution. Finally, to give students the opportunity to learn from case studies by attending conferences regarding judicial institutions.

Syllabus

PART I – SOURCES OF LAW
Sources of Law. Organizing Principles. Foreign and international sources. The adaptation of national law to international law. European sources. Constitutional sources. State primary sources. State secondary sources. Regional sources. Local sources.

PART II – THE JUDICIAL POWER
Introductory notions: State functions; the jurisdiction; the judge.
Ordinary judiciary: organization; functions; guarantees of autonomy and independence; judge responsibilities. The Supreme Judicial Court.
Special judiciary: typology and functions.

Teaching aids

Documents

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017