Constitutional law 2 (2017/2018)

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
2° periodo di lezioni - aprile/maggio 2018, 2° periodo di lezioni - febbraio/marzo 2018

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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.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Giampietro Ferri La magistratura in italia. Raccolta di scritti (Edizione 2) Giappichelli 2021
Maurizio Pedrazza Gorlero Le fonti dell'ordinamento repubblicano Giuffrè 2010 88-14-15311-6

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Documents

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018