Civil Procedure Law - Special proceedings (2020/2021)

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Name of lecturer
Claudia Onniboni
Claudia Onniboni
Number of ECTS credits allocated
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Language of instruction
1° periodo di lezioni dal Sep 28, 2020 al Dec 14, 2020.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

On the basis of the knowledge acquired during the course of Civil Procedure, with regard to the ordinary civil proceedings, the course aims at examining the special proceedings covered by Book IV of the Code of Civil Procedure. The course is focused on summary proceedings, precautionary protection, family and status proceedings and voluntary jurisdiction proceedings. The course aims at providing the students with the necessary basis to understand the scope, the structure and functioning of the special proceedings regulated by the Book IV of the Code of Civil Procedure.


Voluntary jurisdiction and proceedings in council chambers - Separation and divorce proceedings - Proceedings for injunction and for validation of eviction - Uniform precautionary proceedings – Precautionary measures under the Italian civil procedural code – Tort of nuisance (actions to prevent damages to one's possess, property or real estate, coming from another one's new work or another one's preexistent thing) – The summary trial.
Lecturing; examination of significant judgments.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Francesco Paolo Luiso Diritto processuale civile, vol. IV - I processi speciali (Edizione 10) Giuffrè 2019 9788828813934 Capitoli: 1., 2., 3., 4., 5., 6., 7., 11., 12., 13., 14., 15., 16., 17., 18., 19., 20., 22., 25.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral examination (for both attending and non-attending students); the grades are on a scale of 30.
The oral examination aims at verifying:
- the level of knowledge;
- the comprehension of the institutional and regulatory framework;
- the analytical and argumentative abilities.