Public Law and Citizenship Rights (2017/2018)



Course code
4S01025
Credits
6
Coordinator
Giovanni Guiglia
Academic sector
IUS/09 - PUBLIC LAW
Language of instruction
Italian
Teaching is organised as follows:
Activity Credits Period Academic staff Timetable
Lezioni 3 Sem. IIA Giovanni Guiglia

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Esercitazioni 3 Sem. IIA, Sem. IIB Giovanni Guiglia

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Learning outcomes

The main objective of the course is to provide students with the knowledge of the principles, rules, institutes and basic concepts of public law, who will find immediate feedback in forthcoming lectures and concrete application in the pursuit of future professional activity. To this end, and more generally, the course offers special linguistic skills in order to deal with and master the whole legal phenomenon in the years of study and work to come.
At the end of the course the students will be able to understand that his professional future activity can not disregard the principles, rules and legal institutions that characterize our constitution and describe a social and economic model conceived In order to give the broadest importance to the values of substantial equality and solidarity, in particular through the recognition and protection of all rights - civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, which are absolutely indivisible and interdependent.

Syllabus

To facilitate the learning and implementation of the knowledge requested, the course, after an indispensable introductory theoretical part, consists of the analysis of substantial case law. In particular, the lectures consider the fundamental elements of Italian public law, emphasizing the constitutional principles that inspire and implement them. In this perspective, after the introductory part dedicated to the State and to the evolution of its forms, useful in understanding the current features of the European Union, the course will focus on the Italian constitutional organization, with particular reference to the system of competences that characterizes our regional state; the system of the sources of law; the system of recognition and the multilevel protection of fundamental rights, especially social rights, with particular regard to the right to health and the right to social assistance. All these topics are compulsory for the proper and responsible conduct of future professional activities in a social context inevitably projected towards an "open social citizenship".

In summary:
1. The State, its forms and public bodies.
2. The European Union: general notions.
3. The Italian constitutional organization.
4. In particular: the regional organization and the local government.
5. The sources of law: general notions.
6. Fundamental constitutional rights.
7. In particular: the right to health.
8. In particular: the right to social assistance.
9. Multilevel protection of rights: anthology of jurisprudence.

To enable students to acquire the skills indicated, the topics of the program will be dealt not only with frontal lessons, but also through numerous exercises, characterized by the continuous use of slides related to the theoretical profiles of the subject and the essential case law linked to them.

Assessment methods and criteria

The exam aims to ascertain:
• the knowledge of the topics in the program;
• the ability to present them with an appropriate legal language;
• the ability to connect systematically the acquired knowledge;
• analytical and argumentative abilities;
• the ability to apply logical legal schemes emerging from the topics discussed and, in particular, from the case law analyzed in the second part of the course.

Content and method of the test:
The exam consists of a written test in the form of closed and multiple answers, containing of 20 questions expressed in thirtieths. For each error or an unanswered question are deducted 2 thirtieths from the maximum achievable grade (30/30); The exam lasts 30 minutes and is considered exceeded if the student gets at least 18 thirtieths (18/30).
The exam consists of two written tests covering all required knowledge and both evaluated during the same day, one after another.
The first test consists of a written test in the form of closed and multiple answers, containing of 20 questions expressed in thirtieths. For each error or an unanswered question are deducted 2 thirtieths from the maximum achievable grade (30/30); The exam lasts 30 minutes and is considered exceeded if the student gets at least 16 thirtieths (16/30). This first test will be corrected at the end of the examination and the results are immediately made known to the students, who must then ensure their presence in the classroom even after the end of the examination. Then, it follows the second test; only students who have obtained at least 16 thirtieths in the first test are eligible.
The second test consists of a written test comprising two questions proposed by the examining Commission; the test lasts no more than 50 minutes and no more than 20 lines will be available for each answer.
The examination will be passed if the arithmetic mean of the grades obtained in the two written tests corresponds at least to the final grade of 18/30. The final grade is however rounded up to the nearest higher grade.

The results of the examination will be published on the Graduate's Web page at the "Course Alerts".

Reference books
Activity Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Lezioni R. BIN, D. DONATI, G. PITRUZZELLA, LINEAMENTI DI DIRITTO PUBBLICO PER I SERVIZI SOCIALI (Edizione 3) G. Giappichelli editore 2019 9788892129924

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018