Civil law (advanced) (2018/2019)

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Mirko Faccioli
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Language of instruction
Teaching is organised as follows:
Activity Credits Period Academic staff Timetable
UL1 4 1° periodo di lezioni Mirko Faccioli

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UL2 2 1° periodo di lezioni Mirko Faccioli

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Learning outcomes

The course aims at providing an in-depth understanding of the Italian Law of contractual liability, with particular attention to the issue of medical liability.


The following topics will in particular be dealt with: contractual liability (with particular attention to the field of liability in the health sector); remedies other than compensation for damages; contractual remedies; termination of the contract.

Books recommended:
1) C.M. Bianca, Diritto civile, vol. 5, La responsabilità, 2a ed., Giuffrè, Milano, 2012, par. 1-41 and 98-178;
2) M. Faccioli, La quantificazione del risarcimento del danno derivante da responsabilità medica dopo l’avvento della Legge Balduzzi, in La nuova giurisprudenza civile commentata 2014, II, pag. 97-114 (e-learning);
3) M. Faccioli, Prime osservazioni sui profili civilistici della nuova disciplina della responsabilità sanitaria di cui alla l. 8 marzo 2017, n. 24 (c.d. “Legge Gelli-Bianco”) (e-learning).

Assessment methods and criteria

The examination will be in Italian (2/3 questions) and consists of an oral interview. The oral exam has the following goals: Level and depth of study and understanding; Language properties; Capacity to connect systematically the understanding; Analitycal and arguing ability.

Evaluation runs on a scale from 0 to 30 (successful completion of the examination starts from 18). The candidate which demonstrates an excellent preparation and exposition could achieve the recognition of the laude.

Teaching aids
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programma e testi consigliati (ita)  mswordmsword (it, 27 KB, 14/09/18)