Administrative law is the body of law that deals with the activities of State and local governments and it mainly focuses on: organisational and operational issues; the relationship between public administration and citizens; public services delivered by private entities.
Traditionally administrative law used to belong to the branch of public law but now it is increasingly influenced by EU law. This teaching module involves: administrative law 1; administrative law 2; administrative justice.
The course of Administrative law 1 deals with the basics of the discipline and focuses on changes taking place in the organization of Italian public administration and its relationships with citizens according to the principle of subsidiarity and the impact of European Union. It is aimed at offering the instruments to tackle and master the basics of the discipline in future undergraduate and postgraduate studies, as well as professional activity, with a problem solving approach.
Public administrations and administrative law: an historical introduction.
The Italian public administration from the beginnings to the constitutional framework.
Last constitutional reforms and new perspectives in administrative law according to the principle of subsidiarity.
The impact of European Union on Italian administrative law.
Subjective rights and interests.
The discretionary power.
The administrative procedure.
Basics of administrative organization.
The reform of ministerial administration.
Public bodies, agencies, authorities and the rise of a networking administration
Corporations, foundations and private bodies serving community.
Public services and public goods.
|GIROLAMO SCIULLO||L’organizzazione amministrativa. Principi||G. Giappichelli editore||2013|
|GUIDO CORSO||Manuale di diritto amministrativo (Edizione 9)||G. Giappichelli editore||2020||9788892131736|
|S. A. FREGO LUPPI - E. CODINI - A. FOSSATI||MANUALE DI DIRITTO DEI SERVIZI SOCIALI||G. Giappichelli editore||2017|
The examination is comprised of a written paper and an oral discussion. There is no need to attain a specific grade in the written paper in order to take the oral discussion; however, it will be taken into account when assessing students. The written paper will be comprised of four open questions, three of which are intended to verify knowledge of fundamental categories of administrative law and one the ability to contextualise the knowledge acquired within a systematic framework. The oral discussion, which will discuss the written paper, is intended to test the ability to reason in relation to legal questions arising within administrative law.