The course presents the Italian constitutional law, analysed also from the perspective of European integration and the general framework of administrative law. Its educational aim at comprehending the basic principles, also necessary in other fields of study program and in the performance of any future professional and entrepreneurial activity. To this end, the course offers specialist linguistic skills to face and have a good command of the complete legal phenomenon in the in the forthcoming years of study. At the end of the course, the students have to demonstrate the main legal knowledge of public law acquired; to be able to recognize and identify the sources of law standing at the origin of the applied rules; to understand and evaluate the normative texts and case-law related to the topics discussed; to be able to apply the acquired knowledge to specific cases (in particular, regarding current political and institutional events), and to support their dissertations with an appropriate language and suitable arguments.
1. Introduction: the Law and the State; Forms of State and Government; the EU integration.
2. The sources of law.
3. The forms of direct democracy.
4. The Italian Parliament.
5. The Italian Government.
6. The Italian President of the Republic.
7. The Judicial Power.
8. The Italian Constitutional Court.
9. The Regions and the local Authorities.
10. The fundamental rights and the mandatory duties.
11. The Public Administration in the Italian Constitution.
The teaching methods consist of frontal lectures. In addition, various institutions of public law will be stressed from the theoretical point of view, and a special attention will be paid to the current events and political and institutional reality in which the principles of public law find concrete application.
The contents of the textbooks as well as the classroom lessons adhere to the program. Any teaching materials used during the lectures will be available in the e-learning platform of the course before of the lesson.
The final exam will be oral which aims to verify in-depth all knowledge acquired, the ability to join the various topics, the capacity to present with appropriate legal language, the aptitude to argue and support their thesis.
No intermediate tests are provided.
During sanitary emergency the final exam will be oral with ZOOM