Elements of constitutional law (2019/2020)

Course partially running (all years except the first)

Course code
Name of lecturer
Stefano Catalano
Stefano Catalano
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
1° periodo di lezioni dal Sep 30, 2019 al Dec 14, 2019.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The course has a two fold objective: - the basic ability to find the sources of commercial law, ie the right of the company and of the com-panies in their essential and systematically relevant elements, with analysis, comprehension and comparison of the rules. - the ability to set up in written and oral legal issues related to the main issues of the subject, with ac-quisition of an appropriate and specific disciplinary vocabulary, ability to formulate independent judg-ments on concrete cases, a method that allows the continuous learning and updating of knowledge


Part I
Source of law. Sources' rules of production and enactment. The legal source system. The Constitution. Legislative statutes. European and international sources. Delegated legislation. The regional legal sources. Executive acts. The normative facts.

Part. II
Fundamental rights
Italian institutional system.
Fundamental rights of Italian Constitution.
Protection fundamental rights
Constitutional Court

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Bin, Pitruzzella Diritto costituzionale 2018 il volume va studiato nelle parti diverse da quelle relative alle fonti del diritto
Maurizio Pedrazza Gorlero, Stefano Catalano Le fonti dell'ordinamento repubblicano 2018

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral examination on suggested reference books.

The student must demonstrate that he has:
- knowledge and understanding
- applying knowledge and understanding
- making judgements
- communication skills
- learning skills

Essential to the positive outcome of the exam is the knowledge of the sources of law and fundamental rights