Civil law

A.Y. 2017/2018
12
Max ECTS
84
Overall hours
SSD
IUS/01
Language
Italian
Course syllabus and organization

Cognomi A-D

Lesson period
year
Diritto civile (prima parte)
Syllabus
Objectives of the course and expected learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to enable students to gain:
- deep knowledge of Italian contract law and of the main issues concerning its application and interpretation;
- ability to understand and to draw together the principles and rules concerning contract law in order to apply them to case law;
- ability to interpret Italian Civil Code provisions and other Statute Laws and to identify the ratio of each provision;
- ability to identify and understand the main aspects of Italian contract law in a historical perspective and in relation to the various source of law: National, European and International;
- an appropriate legal language and the ability to synthetize information with a systematic approach;
- a specialized legal knowledge suitable for inclusion in various fields of work.

Prerequisites
In order to attend the exam of Civil Law students must have already passed the exams of Private Law I and Private Law II and Constitutional Law.

Course contents and program
The Civil Law class (12 credits) is divided into two courses.
The first part of the course (Civil law I - 6 credits, second semester) deals with contract law and, in particular: basic concepts and general principles; pre-contractual duties and formation of the contract; interpretation; effects; invalidities and remedies. The other course (Civil law II - 6 credits, first semester) deals with the possession.

Didactic Methods
The Civil law I course consists of 42 hours of lectures held by the Professor and it will take place in the second semester of the academic year.
Seminars and practical classes will be held by researchers and phd-students in order to study, through case law, specific subjects covered by the course.

Texts and teaching material (for attending students and non-attending students)
- R. Sacco e G. De Nova, Il contratto, vol. X del Trattato di Diritto Privato diretto da P. Rescigno, Torino, ultima edizione;
- C. Tenella Sillani, L'equità e l'integrazione del contratto, available from spring 2018.

Assessment methods
Both attending and non-attending students can choose between a single oral test concerning both Civil Law I and Civil Law II (12 credits) or two different oral tests: one for Civil I (6 credits) and the other for Civil II (6 credits).
The oral test is an interview aimed at ascertaining the students' knowledge of the subjects of the course, their understanding, the acquisition of appropriate language and the ability to synthesize concepts.
In order to attend the oral test students must have passed an entry test.
The entry test is a multiple-choice test consisting in 15 questions (4 answers possible) to be filled in 30 minute.
Only Civil Code is available for consultation. Other books or commentaries are strictly forbidden.
In order to pass the entry test students must answer correctly 11 questions.
The entry test has validity for an entire exam session (i.e. the winter session or the summer session).
In case of failure, the entry test can be retaken the next time, instead the oral exam's failure prevent the access to the next oral exam session.

Other useful information
Class exchange will be possible only in case of impossibility to attend Professor Tenella's lectures. The demand, supported by the relevant documentation, has to be presented directly to Professor.
Further information and updates will be available by visiting the Department's website and / or the Ariel website of the Professor.

Reception hours
Every Wednesday from 12.30 am at the Department of Civil Law and History of Law.
Diritto civile (seconda parte)
Syllabus
Objectives of the course and expected learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to enable students to gain:
- deep knowledge of Italian law on possession and of the main issues concerning its application and interpretation;
- ability to understand and to draw together the principles and rules on possession in order to apply them to case law;
- ability to interpret Italian Civil Code provisions and other Statute Laws and to identify the ratio of each provision;
- ability to identify and understand the main aspects of Italian law in a historical perspective and in relation to the various source of law;
- an appropriate legal language and the ability to synthetize information with a systematic approach;
- a specialized legal knowledge suitable for inclusion in various fields of work.

Prerequisites
In order to attend the exam of Civil Law II students must have already passed the exams of Private Law I and Private Law II and Constitutional Law.

Course contents and program
The Civil Law class (12 credits) is divided into two courses.
The first part of the course (Civil law I - 6 credits, second semester) deals with contract law; the other course (Civil law II - 6 credits, first semester) deals with the possession.

Didactic Methods
The Civil law II course consists of 42 hours of lectures held by the Professor and it will take place in the first semester of the academic year.
Seminars and practical classes will be held by researchers and phd-students in order to study, through case law, specific subjects covered by the course.

Texts and teaching material (for attending students and non-attending students)
- R. Sacco - R. Caterina, Il possesso, in Trattato di Diritto civile e commerciale, già diretto da A. Cicu e F. Messineo, continuato da L. Mengoni, 2ª ed., Milano, Giuffrè, 2014;


or, alternatively:

- B. Troisi - C. Cicero, I possessi, in Trattato di Diritto civile, diretto da P. Perlingieri, Napoli, 2005; and R. Caterina, Il possesso, in Trattato dei diritti reali diretto da A. Gambaro e U. Morello, vol. I, Milano, Giuffrè, 2008, pp. 357-485.

Assessment methods
Both attending and non-attending students can choose between a single oral test concerning both Civil Law I and Civil Law II (12 credits) or two different oral tests: one for Civil I (6 credits) and the other for Civil II (6 credits).
The oral test is an interview aimed at ascertaining the students' knowledge of the subjects of the course, their understanding, the acquisition of appropriate language and the ability to synthesize concepts.
In order to attend the oral test students must have passed an entry test on contract law.
The entry test is a multiple-choice test consisting in 15 questions (4 answers possible) to be filled in 30 minute.
Only Civil Code is available for consultation. Other books or commentaries are strictly forbidden.
In order to pass the entry test students must answer correctly 11 questions.
The entry test has validity for an entire exam session (i.e. the winter session or the summer session).
In case of failure, the entry test can be retaken the next time, instead the oral exam's failure prevent the access to the next oral exam session.


Other useful information
Class exchange will be possible only in case of impossibility to attend Professor Tenella's lectures. The demand, supported by the relevant documentation, has to be presented directly to Professor.
Further information and updates will be available by visiting the Department's website and / or the Ariel website of the Professor.

Reception hours
Every Wednesday from 12.30 am at the Department of Civil Law and History of Law.
Diritto civile (prima parte)
IUS/01 - PRIVATE LAW - University credits: 6
Lessons: 42 hours
Diritto civile (seconda parte)
IUS/01 - PRIVATE LAW - University credits: 6
Lessons: 42 hours

Cognomi E-N

Responsible
Lesson period
year
Syllabus
The syllabus is shared with the following courses:
- [A-103](https://www.unimi.it/en/ugov/of/af201800000a-103)
Diritto civile (prima parte)
IUS/01 - PRIVATE LAW - University credits: 6
Lessons: 42 hours
Diritto civile (seconda parte)
IUS/01 - PRIVATE LAW - University credits: 6
Lessons: 42 hours

Cognomi O-Z

Responsible
Lesson period
year
Diritto civile (prima parte)
IUS/01 - PRIVATE LAW - University credits: 6
Lessons: 42 hours
Diritto civile (seconda parte)
IUS/01 - PRIVATE LAW - University credits: 6
Lessons: 42 hours