Università degli Studi di Napoli "Parthenope"

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Course of 5-year Single Cycle Master's Degree Programme on LAW
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First Semester
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Course description

I) Knowledge and understanding:
The course offers the tools to understand the discipline of legal relationships among individuals, in the light of developments in the doctrine and jurisprudence, in a system characterized by the plurality of normative sources, both vertically and horizontally.
II) Ability to apply knowledge and understanding:
The course is characterized by a critical and practical approach. The treatment of the different profiles of private property institutions, starting from the exegesis of the normative data, to recreate the identification of the applicative repercussions. The objective is the formation of an interpreter of the law able to apply the knowledge acquired on a theoretical level to the concrete case, represented by the issues addressed by the jurisprudence, from time to time object of study.

III) Autonomy of judgment:
The critical method, based on the study of the rationes of the institutes, together with the application of the same in practice, helps to solicit the autonomy of judgment of the student and his ability to critically interpret the legal texts, with the ambition to confer to the students the foundations necessary for the training of legal interpreters able to articulate their opinions with solid and rigorous arguments.
IV) Communication skills:
The consultation of the normative texts and judgments, together with the exposition of the different theses towards which to express adhesion or dissent, want to favor the acquisition of a technical language and a strong argumentative capacity. This is in the solicitations of questions and interventions during the lessons and in the context of the exercises organized for the attending students. This is the focus on the development of communication skills through IT tools useful for in-depth legal research.

V) Learning ability:
The ability to learn is stimulated by the subjection to students of normative texts of reform and sentences. During the course the students are educated in relation to the mediating modalities and which carry out a research of in-depth material (bilbliographical research, texts of sentences, articles of doctrine, etc.) with particular regard to the use of online databases.



General part. Sources of domestic law; of European law; of international law. Legal activity: fact, deed and store. Subjective legal institutions. Person. Family. Succession. Property and rights. Bonds. Contract in general. Jurisdictional protection of rights. Advertising of legal documents. Unlawful acts and civil liability. Special part: Protestatio contra factum non valet.

Instituions of italian private law
First block (16 hours): Sources of domestic, European and international law; subjective legal situations; introductory notions on legal activity.
Second block (16 hours): The subjects of law: physical person, person girudica; notions of family law.
Third block (16 hours): the circulation of rights mortis causa. The succession law. Real rights. Advertising.
Fourth block (24 hours): the right of the bonds; the general discipline of the contract.
Fifth block (16 hours): civil liability, judicial protection of rights.

Teaching Methods


General part: Bocchini - Quadri, Diritto privato, Giappichelli, last edition, excluding typical contracts, company and company, credit instruments. Special part: Giampetraglia, Protestatio contra factum non valet, Liguori, last edition. Knowledge of the ciivle code is required.

Learning assessment

The assessment of learning and teaching objectives takes place through an oral test.
The interview aims to evaluate the adequate knowledge of the legal institutions under study and the capacity for critical analysis.
At the end of the interview, lasting about 30 minutes, an evaluation is expressed in thirtieths.

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