Università degli Studi di Napoli "Parthenope"

Teaching schedule

Academic year: 
2016/2017
Belonging course: 
Course of Bachelor's Degree Programme on PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND ORGANIZATION
Disciplinary sector: 
PUBLIC LAW (IUS/09)
Credits: 
12
Year of study: 
1
Teachers: 
Hours of front activity: 
96

Language

italian

Course description

The aim of the course is to impart knowledge of the principal institutions of public law, in particular, the sources, the functioning of the constitutional organs and the relationship between the internal order and the European Union. In line with the training objectives of the course, the teaching of public-law institutions provides the student with basic knowledge for understanding the decision-making processes of public administrations.
The course contributes to the understanding of the mechanisms governing the relationship between constitutional bodies and public administrations. Teaching aims to lay the foundations for learning patterns of the proper functioning of public administrations and contributes to the skills of interpreting the processes of organizational and managerial innovation of public administrations to govern the processes of change induced by the international context in which Public administrations and public and private companies operate.

- Knowledge and understanding skills
Students will have to know and understand the rules and institutes of national public law as well as the functioning of constitutional bodies. They will have to understand the theoretical and application elements of the constitutional system of Italian law, and to rebuild constitutional institutions in a critical manner.

- Ability to apply knowledge and understanding
Students will have to develop the ability to interpret and apply the rules on public law. The lecturer will expose to students specific cases concerning the Italian constitutional system in order to develop their ability to understand and apply concrete knowledge.

- Autonomy of judgment
The student develops interpretation skills and case studies. He is able to qualify legal relationships so that he can identify, represent and solve problems related tothe protection of citizens' rights also in relation to the activity of public authorities. Students will develop skills to investigate, understand and analyze critically the legal and social phenomena of the Italian institutional system.

- Communicative Skills
The student of public-law institutions must develop the capacity to describe and deepen the legal issues related to public law in the relationship between citizens and public authorities and within the sphere of public authority. Students will need to develop articulated and organic exposure skillsOf the acquired elements and the ability to argue the positions supported.

- Learning ability
Students will be urged to deal with the analysis of current and concrete issues in order to allow for the comparison and verification of the acquired skills. The teacher will be able to address any gaps and the methodological problems that emerged during the lessons.

Prerequisites

basic notions of history

Syllabus

PUBLIC ORGANIZATION 21 HOURS:
• Concept of legal order
• The constitutive elements of the State: sovereignty, people, territory.
• Forms of State: Absolute State, Liberal State, Authoritarian State, Pluralistic Democracy.
• Forms of Government

ITALIAN CONSTITUTIONAL ORDER 26 HOURS
• Electoral system

• The Government
• The Parliament,
• The President of the Republic
• Regional system

PUBLIC ACTS AND PROTECTION OF RIGHTS 25 HOURS

• The sources of law and the norms for resolution of normative antinomies
• The constitution, the constitutional review and its limits
• The law and acts with force of law
• The referendum
• Secondary sources
• Community sources and their effectiveness in Italian law
• The sources of regional and local law
• The activity of public administration
• Freedom and Rights
• The administration of justice
• Constitutional Justice.

PUBLIC ORGANIZATION 21 HOURS
ITALIAN CONSTITUTIONAL ORDER 26 HOURS
PUBLIC ACTS AND PROTECTION OF RIGHTS 25 HOURS

The cours aims to impart knowledge of the principal institutions of public law, in particular, the sources, the functioning of the constitutional organs

Teaching Methods

Frontal lessons.

Textbooks

Bin, Pitruzzella, Istituzioni di diritto pubblico, Torino, Giappichelli, ultima edizione

Learning assessment

Oral examination

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