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MOD. 2 - PUBLIC COMPARATIVE LAW

CODE 94715
ACADEMIC YEAR 2017/2018
CREDITS 4 credits during the 2nd year of 7995 LAW (LMG/01) GENOVA

4 credits during the 2nd year of 7996 LAW (LMG/01) IMPERIA

SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR IUS/21
TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA (LAW)
SEMESTER 1° Semester
MODULES This unit is a module of:

AIMS AND CONTENT

TEACHING METHODS

The module consists of lessons and eventual seminars

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The module will focus on the following contents, applying the comparative method:

- Electoral Systems, Political Parties, Institutional Framework and Forms of government

- Comparative Study of Electoral Systems and their consequences (Voting Methods and Types; e-Vote System; District Magnitude; Threshold; Majority Bonus; First Past The Post; Two-Round system; Proportional Representation; Mixed Systems…)

- Electoral Justice and Constitutional Adjudication

- State and sovereignty. Forms of State

- Federalism and regionalism

- Trends in decentralization and multilevel governance

- Constitutional aspect of secession: a comparative approach

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Reading materials and learning resources will be provided at the beginning of the module and made available on AulaWeb.

Students who do not attend two thirds of the lectures must study one of the following books:

C. Fusaro, D. Oliver (eds.), How Constitutions Change: A Comparative Analysis, Oxford, Hart Publishing, 2011.

M. Rosenfeld, A. Sajó (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Constitutional Law, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2012


 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

ELEONORA CECCHERINI (President)

PATRIZIA MAGARO' (President)

SIMONA RODRIQUEZ (President)

LARA TRUCCO (President)

FRANCESCA BAILO

BENEDETTA PROFUMO

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

The module consists of lessons and eventual seminars

LESSONS START

Lessons of the second module of the course will start in November 2017, according to the following timetable:

16 November 2017                     9.00-11.30 (Prof. Magarò)

23 November 2017                     9.00-11.30 (Prof. Magarò)

                                                  16.30-19.00 (Prof. Trucco)

29 November 2017                   13.30-15.00 (Prof. Trucco)

30 November 2017                      9.00-11.30 (Prof. Magarò)

                                                   12.00-13.30 (Prof. Trucco)

                                                    16.30-19.00 (Prof. Trucco)

7 December 2017                        9.00-11.30 (Prof. Magarò)

                                                   14.00-16.30 (Prof. Trucco)

 

Class schedule

All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

The oral exam will focus on the program of the module and will take place before a commission composed by professors of the course.

Students must register on line for the exam by the deadline. 

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Final assessment of the oral exam aims at testing the knowledge of the issues covered by the course, the appropriate use of the technical and legal language, as well as the ability to critical analyse and revise the subjects which are being studied.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
10/01/2018 10:30 GENOVA Orale
31/01/2018 10:30 GENOVA Orale
14/02/2018 11:00 GENOVA Orale
29/05/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale
11/06/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale
05/07/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale
18/07/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale
12/09/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale