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CRIMINAL LAW

CODE 64915
ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
CREDITS
  • 9 cfu during the 2nd year of 7995 GIURISPRUDENZA(LMG/01) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR IUS/17
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 2° 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 2020/2021)
    • CONSTITUTIONAL LAW 64900
    • INSTITUTIONS OF PRIVATE LAW I 64899
    Prerequisites (for future units)
    This unit is a prerequisite for:
    • LAW 7995 (coorte 2020/2021)
    • 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

    Study of the general principles of criminal law, with particular reference to constitutional principles, structure of criminal offenses, conspiracy, attempt,concurrence of offences and the criminal penalties. Analysis of the principle of legality: principle of legislative supremacy, principle of legal certainty, prohibition of retroactive application of criminal law; the material or physical element, the conduct, the event and the chain of causation; the principle of offensivity: the title/protected interest, the offence, the justifications; the culpability: intent, negligence, unintentional acts, strict liability and the analysis of the excuses. Analysis of the circumstances of crimes, attempt, articipation and concurrence of crimes. Sanctionary system: chargeability and preventive measures, criminal liability, extinction of criminal liability and grounds for exemption.

    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

    ANNAMARIA PECCIOLI (President)

    FEDERICO CONSULICH

    ANTONELLA MADEO (Substitute)

    EMMANUELE PENCO (Substitute)

    GABRIELE PONTEPRINO (Substitute)

    SARA PRANDI (Substitute)

    LORENZA VACONDIO (Substitute)

    SEBASTIANO ZERBONE (Substitute)

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    I semester from September 14th to December 4th 2020
    II semester from February 15th to May 7th 2021

    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
    15/12/2021 08:15 GENOVA Orale
    12/01/2022 08:15 GENOVA Orale
    09/02/2022 08:15 GENOVA Orale
    11/05/2022 08:15 GENOVA Orale
    08/06/2022 08:15 GENOVA Orale
    01/07/2022 08:15 GENOVA Orale
    14/07/2022 08:15 GENOVA Orale
    07/09/2022 08:15 GENOVA Orale