Constitutional Law [Matricole dispari] (2017/2018)

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 2, 2017 al Dec 15, 2017.

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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.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Paolo Caretti e Ugo De Siervo Diritto costituzionale e pubblico (Edizione 3) Giappichelli-Torino 2018 978-8-892-11681-8 Sono esclusi i seguenti capitoli: V (l’Italia e l’Unione Europea), X (L’organizzazione degli apparati amministrativi statali – l’esclusione riguarda solo la sezione II: gli apparati statali), XI (princìpi in tema di attività amministrativa), XII (Regioni ed enti locali – l’esclusione riguarda solo i paragrafi dal 4 al 7), XIV (il potere giudiziario) e XVI (il sistema delle fonti normative – l’esclusione riguarda solo i paragrafi dal 7 al 12).

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STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018