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COMPARISON OF LEGAL AND OTHER SYSTEMS

CODE 64928
ACADEMIC YEAR 2018/2019
CREDITS 6 credits during the 2nd year of 7995 LAW (LMG/01) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR IUS/02
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA (LAW)
SEMESTER 2° Semester
SECTIONING This unit is divided into 2 sections:
MODULES This unit is a module of:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

form of comparative legal systems

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Introduction on civil law and common law legal orders. Law history of the two areas and legal terminology in both ancient and modern world; with attention to the legal terms most used by EU legislation or in their preparatory works.

TEACHING METHODS

Lectures, seminars and eventual students work in depth study

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The second part of the course shall focuse on the common law developing in the USA. Other lectures will deepen legal orders outside the western legal tradition, like Chinese law and Islamic law, thanks to speeches given by experts in those fields. Legal sources (especially judgments) will be studied in their own languages

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Attendance students

Notes and material on aulaweb, plus V. Varano – V. Barsotti, La tradizione giuridica occidentale, vol. I, Testo e materiali per un confronto civil law common law, 6° ed., Torino, 2018, ch. III and V (addendums excluded)

R. Cavalieri (cur.), Diritto dell’Asia Orientale, 2° ed, Venezia, 2009, pp. 1 – 117

In employment students
V. Varano – V. Barsotti, La tradizione giuridica occidentale, vol. I, Testo e materiali per un confronto civil law common law, 6° ed., Torino, 2018, ch. III and V (addendums excluded)

R. Cavalieri (cur.), Diritto dell’Asia Orientale, 2° ed, Venezia, 2009

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

FRANCESCA BRUNETTA D'USSEAUX (President)

ALESSANDRO CAPROTTI

UMBERTO DE MAGISTRIS

ELENA ANNA GRASSO

MATTEO PATRONE

ANDREA PERELLI

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

Lectures, seminars and eventual students work in depth study

LESSONS START

I semestre dal 17 settembre al 7 dicembre 2018
II semestre dal 25 febbraio al 17 maggio 2019

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Attendance students will take two written texts; the first one in December 2017, on the first semester program, the second in May 2018, on the second semester program. Texts will be on lectures, integrated by depth-in specific topics and by the materials used for the lectures (you can find it on aulaweb).

Final mark will be the average of marks taken in the two texts, but the professor can rise it up in cases of very good performances.

For in employment students there will be an oral test (based on textbook) on the exam sessions indicated.

To attend the exam, it is mandatory to enroll (at least 48h before the session) following the Athenaeum on-line process.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
08/01/2019 14:00 GENOVA Orale
22/01/2019 14:00 GENOVA Orale
14/02/2019 14:00 GENOVA Orale
21/05/2019 14:00 GENOVA Orale
04/06/2019 14:00 GENOVA Orale
18/06/2019 14:00 GENOVA Orale
02/07/2019 14:00 GENOVA Orale
03/09/2019 14:00 GENOVA Orale