Private law

A.Y. 2019/2020
13
Max ECTS
91
Overall hours
SSD
IUS/01
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The purpose of this course is to enable students to acquire: knowledge of the fundamental institutions and general principles of Italian Private Law; the ability to re-elaborate the principles and rules being studied and to apply this knowledge to concrete cases; the ability to interpret and systematically read the legal rules; the autonomous ability to identify the ratio underlying each rule; the use of appropriate legal language; a level of learning ability suitable to continue studies with a high degree of autonomy.
Expected learning outcomes
- Knowledge and understanding: at the end of the course student will be able to know the fundamental concepts and institutions of private law and understand the general principles of private law.
- Applying knowledge and understanding: at the end of the course student will be able to rework the principles and rules being object of study and to apply such knowledge to concrete cases and case-law.
- Making judgements: at the end of the course the student will have the ability to take a reasoned and legally sustainable position with reference to the topics covered by the course.
- Communication skills: at the end of the course the student will have the ability to express the acquired notions with argumentative consistency and systematic rigor, using and appropriate legal language.
- Learning skills: at the end of the course the student will have the ability to interpret legal rules, identifying the ratio behind each law, and to orient himself among the normative sources in the identification of the institutions and principles of private law applicable to concrete cases.
Course syllabus and organization

Cognomi A-C

Responsible
Lesson period
year
Prerequisites for admission
Private Law - Module 1 does not require prerequisites. However, it would be appropriate the contextual study of the sources of Italian and Community Law, which can be acquired attending the course of Constitutional Law.

Students are admitted to the oral exam in Private Law - Module 2 only if they have passed the oral exam in Private Law - Module 1.

To be admitted to oral exam (this applies to both Modules of Private Law), it is necessary to pass in advance a written test (see Learning Verification).
Assessment methods and Criteria
For admission to the oral exam in each Module, it is necessary to pass a written test in advance.
The written test consists of 15 multiple choice questions (three alternatives, one of which exact); the time allowed is 23 minutes; the use of the civil code is not allowed; the test is passed with at least 12 correct answers.
Any positive outcome of the written test remains valid for the entire session (June-September and December-February). In case of negative outcome of the oral test, the test remains valid and must not be repeated (always within the limits of the session).
The oral exam consists of an interview aimed at ascertaining the students' knowledge of the topics of the course, their understanding, the acquisition of adequate legal language, the ability to synthesize and rework.
PRIVATE LAW 1
Course syllabus
The teaching focuses on the fundamental notions and concepts of private law.
The course will cover: general principles and notions; legal system and interpretation of the law; natural and legal persons; goods; legal transactions, unilateral promises, contracts; contract law; typical contracts governed by the civil code.

Program for the integration of the exam in the transition from the three-year period to Jurisprudence.
Students who have already passed the examination of private law institutions as part of the degree course in Legal Services and obtain the internal transfer to the degree course in Law must also pass the examination of private law institutions II, whose program will have as its object the study of the following topics: events and ways of extinguishing the obligation; family law and succession law due to death; protection of rights.
Teaching methods
Teaching is held through lectures aimed at providing a solid theoretical base combined with attention to the specific case. To the lectures of the teacher are added exercises carried out in seminar form held by assistants and PhD students.
Teaching Resources
The following books are recommended:
- P. Trimarchi, Istituzioni di diritto privato, Milano, Giuffrè, §§ 1-70; 108-274; 330-381.
- U. Carnevali, Appunti di diritto privato, Milano, Cortina, Chapters I, II, III, IV.
In case you wish to use other university institutional manuals we recommend you contact the Professor.
It is then necessary to consult a good updated edition of the Civil Code and relevant laws (for example: G. De Nova, Codice civile e leggi collegate, Bologna, Zanichelli).
For a better learning of the subject and in order to verify the preparation by carrying out exercises, we recommend: P. Trimarchi, Esercizi di diritto privato, Milano, Giuffrè.
PRIVATE LAW 2
Course syllabus
The course covers: tort and civil liability; management of other people's affairs and unjust enrichment; subjects, object and events of obligations; debt securities; rights in rem and possession; protection of rights; business law (excluding bankruptcy proceedings and employment relationship); family law; inheritance due to death.

Program for the integration of the exam in the transition from the three-year period to Jurisprudence.
Students who have already passed the examination of private law institutions as part of the degree course in Legal Services and obtain the internal transfer to the degree course in Law must also pass the examination of private law institutions II, whose program will have as its object the study of the following topics: events and ways of extinguishing the obligation; family law and succession law due to death; protection of rights.
Teaching methods
Teaching is held through lectures aimed at providing a solid theoretical base combined with attention to the specific case. To the lectures of the teacher are added exercises carried out in seminar form held by assistants and PhD students.
Teaching Resources
The following books are recommended:
- P. Trimarchi, Istituzioni di diritto privato, Milano, Giuffrè, §§ 71- 107; 275 - 329; 382 - 514; 539 -634.
- U. Carnevali, Appunti di diritto privato, Milano, Cortina, Chapter V of the "General Part" and the entire "Special Part".
In case you wish to use other university institutional manuals we recommend you contact the Professor.
It is then necessary to consult a good updated edition of the Civil Code and relevant laws (for example: G. De Nova, Codice civile e leggi collegate, Bologna, Zanichelli).
For a better learning of the subject and in order to verify the preparation by carrying out exercises, we recommend: P. Trimarchi, Esercizi di diritto privato, Milano, Giuffrè.
PRIVATE LAW 1
IUS/01 - PRIVATE LAW - University credits: 6
Lessons: 42 hours
PRIVATE LAW 2
IUS/01 - PRIVATE LAW - University credits: 7
Lessons: 49 hours

Cognomi D-L

Responsible
Lesson period
year
Prerequisites for admission
Private Law - Module 1 does not require prerequisites. However, it would be appropriate the contextual study of the sources of Italian and Community Law, which can be acquired attending the course of Constitutional Law.

Students are admitted to the oral exam in Private Law - Module 2 only if they have passed the oral exam in Private Law - Module 1.

To be admitted to oral exam (this applies to both Modules of Private Law), it is necessary to pass in advance a written test (see Learning Verification).
Assessment methods and Criteria
For admission to the oral exam in each Module, it is necessary to pass a written test in advance.
The written test consists of 15 multiple choice questions (three alternatives, one of which exact); the time allowed is 23 minutes; the use of the civil code is not allowed; the test is passed with at least 12 correct answers.
Any positive outcome of the written test remains valid for the entire session (June-September and December-February). In case of negative outcome of the oral test, the test remains valid and must not be repeated (always within the limits of the session).
The oral exam consists of an interview aimed at ascertaining the students' knowledge of the topics of the course, their understanding, the acquisition of adequate legal language, the ability to synthesize and rework.
PRIVATE LAW 1
Course syllabus
The teaching focuses on the fundamental notions and concepts of private law.
The course will cover: general principles and notions; legal system and interpretation of the law; natural and legal persons; goods; legal transactions, unilateral promises, contracts; contract law; typical contracts governed by the civil code.

Programma analitico
Introduzione al corso - Diritto privato e diritto pubblico - La norma giuridica, l'ordinamento giuridico, le fonti del diritto, l'attività giurisdizionale - L'interpretazione della legge e l'analogia - I rapporti giuridici e le situazioni giuridiche soggettive - Classificazione dei diritti - Fatti, atti, negozi - La persona fisica: capacità giuridica, i diritti della personalità, la capacità di agire, tutela, curatela e amministrazione di sostegno, domicilio e residenza, scomparsa, assenza e morte presunta. - Le persone giuridiche: pubbliche e private, con o senza scopo di lucro - La classificazione - Gli organi, lo statuto e l'atto costitutivo, le regole - L'autonomia patrimoniale perfetta e imperfetta. Le persone giuridiche senza scopo di lucro: associazioni, fondazioni e comitati. - I beni e i diritti patrimoniali - Diritti reali e di diritti di credito - La trasferibilità dei diritti patrimoniali - Acquisti a titolo originario e a titolo derivativo - Autonomia privata e negozio giuridico - La manifestazione di volontà - Promesse unilaterali e contratto - L'interpretazione del negozio - Il contratto e gli elementi essenziali. Accordo, oggetto, causa e forma del contratto - Gli elementi accidentali: condizione, termine, modo - La rappresentanza - Effetti del contratto, recesso e caparra penitenziale - Tipi e strutture contrattuali - Il contratto preliminare e la prelazione - Il contratto a favore di terzo - La promessa del fatto del terzo - La formazione del contratto - Condizioni generali di contratto - Trattative, intese precontrattuali e responsabilità precontrattuale - Le invalidità del negozio - La simulazione - Nullità e illiceità del contratto - L'annullabilità del contratto e i vizi della volontà - Contratto con il consumatore - La rescissione del contratto. La risoluzione del contratto per inadempimento, per impossibilità sopravvenuta, per eccessiva onerosità sopravvenuta. Inadempimento e responsabilità - Mora del debitore, mora del creditore, la rottura del sinallagma contrattuale - I singoli contratti. Vendita e altri contratti di alienazione a titolo oneroso - La Donazione - Contratti di utilizzazione di cose - Contratti di prestazione d'opera - Contratti di cooperazione nell'attività giuridica altrui - Contratti di credito e bancari - Contratti aleatori - Transazione e cessione dei beni ai creditori - La divisione.


Program for the integration of the exam in the transition from the three-year period to Jurisprudence
Students who have already passed the examination of private law institutions as part of the degree course in Sciences of Legal Services and obtain the internal transfer to the degree course in Law must also pass the examination of private law institutions II, whose program will have as its object the study of the following topics: events and ways of extinguishing the obligation; family law and succession law due to death; protection of rights.
Teaching methods
Teaching is held through lectures aimed at providing a solid theoretical base combined with attention to the specific case. To the lectures of the teacher are added exercises carried out in seminar form held by assistants and PhD students.
Teaching Resources
The following books are recommended:
- P. Trimarchi, Istituzioni di diritto privato, Milano, Giuffrè, §§ 1-70; 108-274; 330-381.
- U. Carnevali, Appunti di diritto privato, Milano, Cortina, Chapters I, II, III, IV.
In case you wish to use other university institutional manuals we recommend you contact the Professor.
It is then necessary to consult a good updated edition of the Civil Code and relevant laws (for example: G. De Nova, Codice civile e leggi collegate, Bologna, Zanichelli).
For a better learning of the subject and in order to verify the preparation by carrying out exercises, we recommend: P. Trimarchi, Esercizi di diritto privato, Milano, Giuffrè.
PRIVATE LAW 2
Course syllabus
The course covers: tort and civil liability; management of other people's affairs and unjust enrichment; subjects, object and events of obligations; debt securities; rights in rem and possession; protection of rights; business law (excluding bankruptcy proceedings and employment relationship); family law; inheritance due to death.

Programma analitico: Introduzione al corso - La responsabilità contrattuale, extracontrattuale e precontrattuale - Atti leciti dannosi - Atipicità degli atti illeciti - Le funzioni della responsabilità civile - Le principali figure di atti illeciti - I criteri di attribuzione della responsabilità - Le cause di giustificazione - L'elemento soggettivo del dolo e della colpa - L'imputabilità dell'illecito - La responsabilità dei genitori, dei tutori e dei precettori - Fatto, evento dannoso, nesso di causalità - Concorso di responsabili; concorso di colpa del danneggiato - La responsabilità oggettiva e le fattispecie disciplinate nel codice civile - La responsabilità del produttore - Il danno ambientale - Responsabilità civile e assicurazione - Indennità e risarcimento - ll danno patrimoniale e non patrimoniale -I criteri di liquidazione del danno - L'inibitoria - Gestione di affari altrui - Pagamento dell'indebito - Arricchimento senza causa - Le obbligazioni - Le obbligazioni pecuniarie - Obbligazioni solidali, indivisibili, alternative, facoltative - Adempimento delle obbligazioni - Adempimento del terzo - Pagamento con surrogazione - Modi di estinzione diversi dall'adempimento: confusione, compensazione, novazione, remissione, impossibilità sopravvenuta. - Inadempimento e risarcimento del danno; clausola penale e caparra confirmatoria - Modificazione dei soggetti dell'obbligazione: cessione del credito, successione nel debito, delegazione espromissione e accollo, novazione soggettiva, cessione del contratto. I titoli di credito: caratteri generali e leggi di circolazione; gli strumenti finanziari dematerializzati. La cambiale e l'assegno - I diritti reali: introduzione - La proprietà - Diritti reali minori di godimento - Diritti reali di garanzia - Possesso e detenzione. Comunione e condominio - Tutela giurisdizionale dei diritti e mezzi di conservazione della garanzia patrimoniale. Prescrizione e decadenza - La prva dei fatti giuridici - Pubblicità e trascrizione - L'impresa: impresa, imprenditore, l'imprenditore agricolo; le società; azienda e concorrenza. Famiglia e unioni civili. Matrimonio, separazione e divorzio; la filiazione; l'adozione; l'unione civile; le convivenze di fatto; gli alimenti - Successioni a causa di morte: principi generali; successioni a titolo universale e a titolo particolare; successione legittima e testamentaria. La successione necessaria. Vocazione, acquisto e rapporti tra coeredi. - Patti di famiglia e nuovi strumenti di trasmissione della ricchezza.

Program for the integration of the exam in the transition from the three-year period to Jurisprudence
Students who have already passed the examination of private law institutions as part of the degree course in Sciences of Legal Services and obtain the internal transfer to the degree course in Law must also pass the examination of private law institutions II, whose program will have as its object the study of the following topics: events and ways of extinguishing the obligation; family law and succession law due to death; protection of rights.
Teaching methods
Teaching is held through lectures aimed at providing a solid theoretical base combined with attention to the specific case. To the lectures of the teacher are added exercises carried out in seminar form held by assistants and PhD students.
Teaching Resources
The following books are recommended:
- P. Trimarchi, Istituzioni di diritto privato, Milano, Giuffrè, §§ 71- 107; 275 - 329; 382 - 514; 539 -634.
- U. Carnevali, Appunti di diritto privato, Milano, Cortina, Chapter V of the "General Part" and the entire "Special Part".
In case you wish to use other university institutional manuals we recommend you contact the Professor.
It is then necessary to consult a good updated edition of the Civil Code and relevant laws (for example: G. De Nova, Codice civile e leggi collegate, Bologna, Zanichelli).
For a better learning of the subject and in order to verify the preparation by carrying out exercises, we recommend: P. Trimarchi, Esercizi di diritto privato, Milano, Giuffrè.
PRIVATE LAW 1
IUS/01 - PRIVATE LAW - University credits: 6
Lessons: 42 hours
PRIVATE LAW 2
IUS/01 - PRIVATE LAW - University credits: 7
Lessons: 49 hours

Cognomi M-Q

Responsible
Lesson period
year
Prerequisites for admission
Private Law - Module 1 does not require prerequisites. However, it would be appropriate the contextual study of the sources of Italian and Community Law, which can be acquired attending the course of Constitutional Law.

Students are admitted to the oral exam in Private Law - Module 2 only if they have passed the oral exam in Private Law - Module 1.

To be admitted to oral exam (this applies to both Modules of Private Law), it is necessary to pass in advance a written test (see Learning Verification).
Assessment methods and Criteria
For admission to the oral exam in each Module, it is necessary to pass a written test in advance.
The written test consists of 15 multiple choice questions (three alternatives, one of which exact); the time allowed is 23 minutes; the use of the civil code is not allowed; the test is passed with at least 12 correct answers.
Any positive outcome of the written test remains valid for the entire session (June-September and December-February). In case of negative outcome of the oral test, the test remains valid and must not be repeated (always within the limits of the session).
The oral exam consists of an interview aimed at ascertaining the students' knowledge of the topics of the course, their understanding, the acquisition of adequate legal language, the ability to synthesize and rework.
PRIVATE LAW 1
Course syllabus
The teaching focuses on the fundamental notions and concepts of private law.
The course will cover: general principles and notions; legal system and interpretation of the law; natural and legal persons; goods; legal transactions, unilateral promises, contracts; contract law; typical contracts governed by the civil code.

Program for the integration of the exam in the transition from the three-year period to Jurisprudence.
Students who have already passed the examination of private law institutions as part of the degree course in Legal Services and obtain the internal transfer to the degree course in Law must also pass the examination of private law institutions II, whose program will have as its object the study of the following topics: events and ways of extinguishing the obligation; family law and succession law due to death; protection of rights.
Teaching methods
Teaching is held through lectures aimed at providing a solid theoretical base combined with attention to the specific case. To the lectures of the teacher are added exercises carried out in seminar form held by assistants and PhD students.
Teaching Resources
The following books are recommended:
- P. Trimarchi, Istituzioni di diritto privato, Milano, Giuffrè, §§ 1-70; 108-274; 330-381.
- U. Carnevali, Appunti di diritto privato, Milano, Cortina, Chapters I, II, III, IV.
In case you wish to use other university institutional manuals we recommend you contact the Professor.
It is then necessary to consult a good updated edition of the Civil Code and relevant laws (for example: G. De Nova, Codice civile e leggi collegate, Bologna, Zanichelli).
For a better learning of the subject and in order to verify the preparation by carrying out exercises, we recommend: P. Trimarchi, Esercizi di diritto privato, Milano, Giuffrè.
PRIVATE LAW 2
Course syllabus
The course covers: tort and civil liability; management of other people's affairs and unjust enrichment; subjects, object and events of obligations; debt securities; rights in rem and possession; protection of rights; business law (excluding bankruptcy proceedings and employment relationship); family law; inheritance due to death.

Program for the integration of the exam in the transition from the three-year period to Jurisprudence.
Students who have already passed the examination of private law institutions as part of the degree course in Legal Services and obtain the internal transfer to the degree course in Law must also pass the examination of private law institutions II, whose program will have as its object the study of the following topics: events and ways of extinguishing the obligation; family law and succession law due to death; protection of rights.
Teaching methods
Teaching is held through lectures aimed at providing a solid theoretical base combined with attention to the specific case. To the lectures of the teacher are added exercises carried out in seminar form held by assistants and PhD students
Teaching Resources
The following books are recommended:
- P. Trimarchi, Istituzioni di diritto privato, Milano, Giuffrè, §§ 71- 107; 275 - 329; 382 - 514; 539 -634.
- U. Carnevali, Appunti di diritto privato, Milano, Cortina, Chapter V of the "General Part" and the entire "Special Part".
In case you wish to use other university institutional manuals we recommend you contact the Professor.
It is then necessary to consult a good updated edition of the Civil Code and relevant laws (for example: G. De Nova, Codice civile e leggi collegate, Bologna, Zanichelli).
For a better learning of the subject and in order to verify the preparation by carrying out exercises, we recommend: P. Trimarchi, Esercizi di diritto privato, Milano, Giuffrè.
PRIVATE LAW 1
IUS/01 - PRIVATE LAW - University credits: 6
Lessons: 42 hours
PRIVATE LAW 2
IUS/01 - PRIVATE LAW - University credits: 7
Lessons: 49 hours

Cognomi R-Z

Responsible
Lesson period
year
Prerequisites for admission
Private Law - Module 1 does not require prerequisites. However, it would be appropriate the contextual study of the sources of Italian and Community Law, which can be acquired attending the course of Constitutional Law.

Students are admitted to the oral exam in Private Law - Module 2 only if they have passed the oral exam in Private Law - Module 1.

To be admitted to oral exam (this applies to both Modules of Private Law), it is necessary to pass in advance a written test (see Learning Verification).
Assessment methods and Criteria
For admission to the oral exam in each Module, it is necessary to pass a written test in advance.
The written test consists of 15 multiple choice questions (three alternatives, one of which exact); the time allowed is 23 minutes; the use of the civil code is not allowed; the test is passed with at least 12 correct answers.
Any positive outcome of the written test remains valid for the entire session (June-September and December-February). In case of negative outcome of the oral test, the test remains valid and must not be repeated (always within the limits of the session).
The oral exam consists of an interview aimed at ascertaining the students' knowledge of the topics of the course, their understanding, the acquisition of adequate legal language, the ability to synthesize and rework.
PRIVATE LAW 1
Course syllabus
The teaching focuses on the fundamental notions and concepts of private law.
The course will cover: general principles and notions; legal system and interpretation of the law; natural and legal persons; goods; legal transactions, unilateral promises, contracts; contract law; typical contracts governed by the civil code.

Program for the integration of the exam in the transition from the three-year period to Jurisprudence
Students who have already passed the examination of private law institutions as part of the degree course in Sciences of Legal Services and obtain the internal transfer to the degree course in Law must also pass the examination of private law institutions II, whose program will have as its object the study of the following topics: events and ways of extinguishing the obligation; family law and succession law due to death; protection of rights.
Teaching methods
Teaching is held through lectures aimed at providing a solid theoretical base combined with attention to the specific case. To the lectures of the teacher are added exercises carried out in seminar form held by assistants and PhD students.
Teaching Resources
The following books are recommended:
- P. Trimarchi, Istituzioni di diritto privato, Milano, Giuffrè, §§ 1-70; 108-274; 330-381.
- U. Carnevali, Appunti di diritto privato, Milano, Cortina, Chapters I, II, III, IV.
In case you wish to use other university institutional manuals we recommend you contact the Professor.
It is then necessary to consult a good updated edition of the Civil Code and relevant laws (for example: G. De Nova, Codice civile e leggi collegate, Bologna, Zanichelli).
For a better learning of the subject and in order to verify the preparation by carrying out exercises, we recommend: P. Trimarchi, Esercizi di diritto privato, Milano, Giuffrè.
PRIVATE LAW 2
Course syllabus
The course covers: tort and civil liability; management of other people's affairs and unjust enrichment; subjects, object and events of obligations; debt securities; rights in rem and possession; protection of rights; business law (excluding bankruptcy proceedings and employment relationship); family law; inheritance due to death.

Program for the integration of the exam in the transition from the three-year period to Jurisprudence
Students who have already passed the examination of private law institutions as part of the degree course in Sciences of Legal Services and obtain the internal transfer to the degree course in Law must also pass the examination of private law institutions II, whose program will have as its object the study of the following topics: events and ways of extinguishing the obligation; family law and succession law due to death; protection of rights.
Teaching methods
Teaching is held through lectures aimed at providing a solid theoretical base combined with attention to the specific case. To the lectures of the teacher are added exercises carried out in seminar form held by assistants and PhD students.
Teaching Resources
The following books are recommended:
- P. Trimarchi, Istituzioni di diritto privato, Milano, Giuffrè, §§ 71- 107; 275 - 329; 382 - 514; 539 -634.
- U. Carnevali, Appunti di diritto privato, Milano, Cortina, Chapter V of the "General Part" and the entire "Special Part".
In case you wish to use other university institutional manuals we recommend you contact the Professor.
It is then necessary to consult a good updated edition of the Civil Code and relevant laws (for example: G. De Nova, Codice civile e leggi collegate, Bologna, Zanichelli).
For a better learning of the subject and in order to verify the preparation by carrying out exercises, we recommend: P. Trimarchi, Esercizi di diritto privato, Milano, Giuffrè.
PRIVATE LAW 1
IUS/01 - PRIVATE LAW - University credits: 6
Lessons: 42 hours
PRIVATE LAW 2
IUS/01 - PRIVATE LAW - University credits: 7
Lessons: 49 hours
Professor(s)
Reception:
Durante l'emergenza COVID su Microsoft Team previo appuntamento via e-mail
Dipartimento di Diritto Privato e Storia del Diritto - 1° piano
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Giovedì 11.30 previo appuntamento da concordare via mail
Dipartimento di Diritto Privato e Storia del Diritto - 1° piano