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CRIMINAL LAW

CODE 64915
ACADEMIC YEAR 2016/2017
CREDITS 9 credits during the 2nd year of 7995 LAW (LMG/01) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR IUS/17
LANGUAGE Italiano
TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA (LAW)
SEMESTER 1° Semester
SECTIONING This unit is divided into 2 sections:
PREREQUISITES
Prerequisites
You can take the exam for this unit if you passed the following exam(s):
  • LAW 7995 (coorte 2015/2016)
  • CONSTITUTIONAL LAW 64900
  • INSTITUTIONS OF PRIVATE LAW I 64899
Prerequisites (for future units)
This unit is a prerequisite for:
  • LAW 7995 (coorte 2015/2016)
  • CRIMINAL LAW II 64947
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

Analysis of constitutional principles of criminal law, of crime structure (actus reus, mens rea, defences), of shapes of crimes (attempt, participation, concurrent crimes, circumstances), of sentence system

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

To achieve the capacity of managing criminal law isuues through the principles of criminal system and of common law

TEACHING METHODS

Lectures

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Functions of sentence. Criminal law and Constitution. Principles of materiality, of offensivity. Structure of offence: actus reus, mens rea, justifications. Distinction between crimes and contraventions. Actus reus: analysis of action, omission, chain of causation. Singles justifications: legal order, necessity, self defence, exercise of right, consent by rightholder. Mens rea: intention, recklessness, negligence. Shapes of crime: attempt, concurrent offences, circumstances, participation. Criminal sentences and preventive sanctions

 

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Texts for attendant students: 
Notes of lectures and in order of lectures objects: 
C.F. GROSSO, M. PELISSERO, D. PETRINI, P. PISA, Manuale di diritto penale. Parte generale, Milano, Giuffrè, 2013. Preparation of the exam must be integrated with materials published on Aulaweb and a criminal code


For not attendant students:
C.F. GROSSO, M. PELISSERO, D. PETRINI, P. PISA, Manuale di diritto penale. Parte generale, Milano, Giuffrè, 2013. Preparation of the exam must be integrated with materials published on Aulaweb and a criminal code

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

MARCO PELISSERO (President)

FEDERICO CONSULICH

ANTONELLA MADEO

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

Lectures

LESSONS START

September 19th 2016 - December 9th 2016

Class schedule

CRIMINAL LAW A

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Oral examination

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Students will show to be able to discuss about criminal isuues such as criminal law principles, structure of crime, criminal sentence system

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
24/05/2017 08:30 GENOVA Orale
07/06/2017 08:30 GENOVA Orale
22/06/2017 08:30 GENOVA Orale
12/07/2017 08:30 GENOVA Orale
13/09/2017 08:30 GENOVA Orale