85518 - PUBLIC LAW AND PROTECTION OF FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS

Scheda insegnamento

Anno Accademico 2017/2018

Conoscenze e abilità da conseguire

This course provides a wide-ranging survey of conceptual foundations and issues in contemporary public law and human rights law. The purpose of the first part of the course is to provide students the ability to understand the functioning of the State, its policies and their concrete applications, even managing to understand the real meaning of the institutional changes and their weight in the legal order. The second part of the course will be dedicated to the study of the means of protection of human rights, in the national as well as in the international and European context. This course explores major features of human rights' protection through close examination of selected decisions of the Italian Constitutional Court, the European Court of Justice and the European Court of Human Rights. A special focus will be dedicated to the study of cultural rights and of the rights of immigrants both in the National and in the European context

Programma/Contenuti

In the first part of the course the students will study the functioning of the State, its policies and their concrete applications, considering constantly both the European and the International perspective and influence. 

The second part of the course will be dedicated to the study of the means of protection of human rights, in the national as well as in the international and European context.

This course explores major features of human rights' protection and there will be a close examination of selected decisions of national and supranational Courts. 

A special focus will be dedicated to the study of cultural rights and of the rights of immigrants both in the National and in the European and international context.

Testi/Bibliografia

For the Students that will not attend the classes the textbook is: 

- AAVV., Constitutional law in Italy, Wolter-Kluwers, 2013, pp. 23-196 / 207-218 / 237-317

and, one of the following options:

- M. Dawson, The Governance of EU fundamental rights, 2017, pp. 18-82; 185-225

-S. Morano-Foadi, L. Vickers, Fundamental Rights in the EU. A matter for two Courts. 2015, pp. 1-20; 115-178

For the students that will attend the classes additional reading material and case law will be provided. They will be available in AMS Campus - Alma DL (http://campus.unibo.it/ )).

Metodi didattici

The course will be held both in the form of the traditional oral lecture, and involving students in active participation, especially discussing some leading cases on specific important topics.

During the lesson there will be power-point presentations and the students will be given summaries and case law material. All the material will be available on AMS Campus - Alma DL (http://campus.unibo.it/ ).


Modalità di verifica dell'apprendimento

Lectures will be held in the winter term 2016/2076, therefore students may take the exam starting from January 2017.

Exams will be held orally. During the exam students must demonstrate to master the main parts of the program. 

Strumenti a supporto della didattica

All students will be provided with power point presentations and case law material analyzed during the lessons (see AMS 1Campus - Alma DL (http://campus.unibo.it/ )).

 

Orario di ricevimento

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