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Subject: FUNDAMENTALS OF PRIVATE LAW (A.A. 2020/2021)

degree course in LAW IN BUSINESS AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

Course year 1
CFU 9
Teaching units Unit Istituzioni di diritto privato
Private Law (lesson)
  • TAF: Basic compulsory subjects SSD: IUS/01 CFU: 9
Teachers: Guido CORAPI
Exam type oral
Evaluation final vote
Teaching language Italiano
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Teachers

Guido CORAPI

Overview

At the end of the course, the student will achieve a broad knowledge of the main legal concepts.
The student will also be able to understand the decisions of the courts and will become familiar to specialistic articles. The student will develope a search method of the sources, being able to analize and interpretate the law.

Admission requirements

None

Course contents

The program covers all matters covered by the Civil Code and the main complementary laws, except the law of contract and low of tort.
The exam "Istituzioni di diritto privato" of the Course "Scienze Giuridiche dell'Impresa e della Pubblica Amministrazione", includes law of contract and low of tort, but doesn't include Family law.
Essential tool to follow the course and prepare for the exam is the Civil Code, which you should purchase an edition updated with all recent legislative innovations and key judgments of the Constitutional Court.

Teaching methods

The course is offered in the Second Semester either on line or on campus depending on the evolution of the Covid-19 situation. In any case, in the Academic Year 2020-2021, lessons will be available also on line. Lectures, slide presentations and tutorials. The teaching method involves the use of multimedia technology, in order to increase the level of attention and implement student's learning ability.

Assessment methods

Exams will take place either on campus or on line depending on the evolution of the Covid-19 situation. Final oral examination and periodic testing of the student's learning level. The exam consists in a conversation during about 30 minutes, structured in at least three questions. The learning evaluation criteria are: the knowledge acquired, the use of a specific technical language, the ability to relate the different topics, the ability to orient themselves in relation to sources of law. The lack of knowledge regarding a subject considered essential by the Commission could lead, in itself, the failure to pass the exam profit.

Learning outcomes

The teaching method is designed to make the student achieve:
1. Knowledge and understanding. Attending the lectures, students acquire the knowledge of the essential topics, the correct methodology of study and the main doctrinal and jurisprudential guidelines.
2. Ability to apply the knowledge gained, even to actual cases.
During the course, students acquire the ability to use the sources of law and understand how to connect the single institutions.
3. Autonomy of assessment.
Through the acquired knowledge, students can autonomously understand and critically evaluate the main case and the guidelines of the doctrine.
4. Ability to communicate, through regular test of the level of learning.
Through critical discussion of the main institutions, students acquire new technical and linguistic skills and increase the skills necessary to hold a discussion in the legal sphere.
5. Learning skills and critical analysis, even through classroom exercises.
Thanks to a teaching method that emphasizes the interdisciplinary approach and the direct and active involvement of the student, students acquire a critical method of learning and a greater ability to make connections, developing familiarity with issues of technical and legal content.

Readings

Per il Corso di Laurea Magistrale in Giurisprudenza:
A. TORRENTE- P. SCHLESINGER, Manuale di diritto privato, ult. ed., Milano, Giuffrè, limitatamente ai seguenti Capitoli:
da Cap. I a Cap. XXIV; da Cap. LI a Cap. LIV; da Cap. LXV a Cap. LXXXI.
in alternativa:
A.A.V.V., Manuale di diritto privato, a cura di Salvatore Mazzamuto, II ed., Torino, 2017, Giappichelli,limitatamente ai seguenti Capitoli: da Cap. I a Cap. IV; da Cap. VII a Cap. XVI.

Per il Corso di Laurea in SGIPA:
A. TORRENTE- P. SCHLESINGER, Manuale di diritto privato, XXIV ed., Milano, 2019, Giuffrè, limitatamente ai seguenti Capitoli: da Cap. VI a Cap. X; da Cap. XIII a Cap. XXXVIII; da Cap. LI a Cap. LV; da Cap. LXXIII a Cap. LXXXI.
in alternativa:
A.A.V.V., Manuale di diritto privato, a cura di Salvatore Mazzamuto, II ed., Torino, 2017, Giappichelli, limitatamente ai seguenti Capitoli: da Cap. I a Cap. IV; da Cap. VII a Cap. XIX.

E' indispensabile l'acquisto di un Codice civile aggiornato, con le principali leggi complementari.
Si consiglia:
Codice civile di A. Di Majo, ult. ed., Giuffrè;
oppure
Codice civile di G. De Nova, ult. ed., Zanichelli.