Private Law (2014/2015)

Course code
Name of lecturer
Alessandra Cordiano
Alessandra Cordiano
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
Sem. IB dal Nov 17, 2014 al Jan 18, 2015.

Lesson timetable

Sem. IB
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM lesson Lecture Hall T.2  
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM lesson Lecture Hall T.2 from Nov 18, 2014  to Nov 18, 2014
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM lesson Lecture Hall T.2 from Nov 25, 2014  to Jan 18, 2015
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM lesson Lecture Hall T.2  

Learning outcomes

The course generally intends to analyse the italian civl law: its juridical sistem and the law sources; the status and the relations in personam and in rem; personal and juridical persons (corporations sole and unincorporeted associations) and the personal status.
Especially, the course involves the family law aspects: husband and wife relationships (e.g. marriage voidance and dissolution) and parental care.


Juridical sistem. Law sources (written and unwritten law). Private law. Law interpretation and private international law.
Status. Relations in personam and in rem. Limitation of actions. Fact and law.
Disclosure. Private law jurisdction (forms of action, evidences, remedies).
Personal and juridical persons (corporations sole and unincorporeted associations). Personal status.
Family law and family relationships.
Contract of marriage. Void and voidable marriage.
Matrimonial property law and family arrengements.
Separation and dissolution of marriage.
Filiation and adoption of the childrend. Parent and child relationships (guardianship and maintenance).

F. Ruscello, Compendio di diritto privato, Edizioni Amon, 2014.
Capitoli I,II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, X, XI, XII, XIII (paragr. 13.1-13.4), XX, XIV, XXX, XXXI, XXXII, XXXIII, XXXIV, XXXV.

Assessment methods and criteria

Written exam (with verbal and discretionary integration).