Civil procedural law

A.Y. 2020/2021
14
Max ECTS
98
Overall hours
SSD
IUS/15
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
- good level of knowledge of principles and essential notions of civil procedure, read in connection with principles and rules of private law, commercial law and constitutional law;
- skill in comprehension of the texts of law, including the systematic dimension of the single provisions;
- capacity in exposing the matter with logical coherence and technical language/terminology;
- capacity in reasoning about the interpretative questions and in applying rules to concrete cases.
Expected learning outcomes
Students are expected to have a good knowledge of the various parts of the program, included governance of the specific methodology of the civil procedure field, largely different from those of civil material law.
Course syllabus and organization

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Responsible
Lesson period
year
Program and tests will be unchanged. Exams will be taken on line through Microsoft Teams. Students will have access through the link that will be exposed on the Ariel pages of the teacher few days before the exam. Students are requested to view the technical instructions for Microsoft Teams on the ufficial website Unimi. At least during the I semester lessons will take place on line according to instructions that will be given in September.
Course syllabus
The course deals with the general principles about judicial remedies for civil rights and the rules about the carrying out of civil proceedings.
The program includes:
I PART: Constitution's fundamental principles about jurisdiction - Action and defenses - The action's condictions - Condictions for a judgment on the merit - The plaintiff's application - Connection and joinder of actions - Multiparties proceedings - Res judicata - Invalidity of procedural acts.
II PART: First degree proceedings - Challenges of decisions - General rules about enforcement proceedings - The most important special proceedings.
Prerequisites for admission
It's important students have good knowledge of the main material sectors, as above all private law, constitutional law and company law.
Teaching methods
The course is developed with frontal lessons along two semesters (twice a week).
Teaching Resources
I PART:
E. Merlin, Elementi di diritto processuale civile. Parte generale, Pisa., Pacini giuridica, last ed.;
or:
F. P. Luiso, Diritto processuale civile, vol. I, Milano, Giuffrè, last. ed.;
or:
C. Consolo, Spiegazioni di diritto processuale civile, vol. I (excluded second section) and vol. II (only the fifth section), Torino, Giappichelli, last ed.

II PART:
F.P. Luiso, Diritto processuale civile, II vol., Milan, Giuffrè, last ed.;
and C. Mandrioli - A. Carratta, Corso di diritto processuale civile, Editio minor, Turin, Giappichelli, III vol., last ed., including only: I Chapter, II Chapter, III Chapter (first section), IV Chapter, V Chapter, VI Chapter, VII Chapter, VIII Chapter (first section), IX Chapter (first, second, fifth sections), X Chapter, XI Chapter, XII Chapter (first section), XIV Chapter, XVI Chapter.
It is in any case necessary the reading of an updated civil procedure code (edition 2019).
Program for students that follow the old 9 Credit quotation does not include the volume by C. Mandrioli - A. Carratta mentioned above
Assessment methods and Criteria
The exam consists in answering questions on each section of the program (general principles, first degree process, remedies, enforcement, special proceedings), and in explaining general concepts also with concrete examples. The exam is oral.
For the program quoted 14 credit students can choose, along the whole academic year, to separate the oral exam on the I and II part. The positive result of the I part has no time limit of validity and the exam on the II part can be taken in any subsequent session. For the program with the old 9 credit quotation the exam cannot be divided in separate parts.
IUS/15 - CIVIL PROCEDURAL LAW - University credits: 14
Lessons: 98 hours
Professor: Merlin Elena

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Lesson period
year
Lessons will be held remotely, according to the instruction that will be given by University
Course syllabus
The course deals with the general principles about judicial remedies for civil rights and the rules about the carrying out of civil proceedings.
The program includes:
I PART: Constitution's fundamental principles about jurisdiction - Action and defenses - The action's condictions - Condictions for a judgment on the merit - The plaintiff's application - Connection and joinder of actions - Multiparties proceedings - Res judicata - Invalidity of procedural acts.
II PART: First degree proceedings - Challenges of decisions - General rules about enforcement proceedings - The most important special proceedings.
Prerequisites for admission
None
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons
Teaching Resources
I part
E. T. Liebman, Manuale di diritto processuale civile. Principi, Milano, Giuffrè, last edition; or C. Mandrioli - A. Carratta, Corso di diritto processuale civile, vol. I, Editio minor, Torino, Giappichelli, ultima edizione; or F. P. Luiso, Diritto processuale civile, vol. I, Milano, Giuffrè, last edition; or C. Consolo, Spiegazioni di diritto processuale civile, vol. I (with exclution of the second part) e vol. II (olny fith part), Torino, Giappichelli, last edition; or E. Merlin, Elementi di diritto processuale civile. Parte generale, Pisa, Pacini Giuridica, 2017.
The discipline of evidence is included in the in the first part of the programme.

II part
C. Mandrioli - A. Carratta, Corso di diritto processuale civile, vol. II, Editio minor, Torino, Giappichelli, ultima edizione; or G. Tarzia - F. Danovi, Lineamenti del processo civile di cognizione, Milano, Giuffré, last edition (with exclution of Chapter I e II); or F. P. Luiso, Diritto processuale civile, vol. II, Milano, Giuffrè, last edition;
e C. Mandrioli - A. Carratta, Corso di diritto processuale civile, vol. III, Editio minor, Torino, Giappichelli, last edition [only Chapter I, Chapter II, Chapter III( part I), Chapter IV, Chapter V, Chapter VII, Chapter VIII (part I) Chapter IX (part I, II and V), Chapter X, Chapter XI, Chapter XVI
It is necessary to use an updated code of civil procedure.
Old programme
The students who sustain the exam of 9 CFU have to study the programme previously indicated, which does not include volume III of C. Mandrioli - A. Carratta.
Materials for integration
(i) Those who have to integrate 5 CFU, having moved from Juridical Science Course to the one in Law and having sustained Institution of civil procedure of 9 CFU in this Faculty, the material to study is: C. Mandrioli - A. Carratta, Corso di diritto processuale civile, vol. III, Editio minor, Torino, Giappichelli, last edition [only Chapter I, Chapter II, Chapter III (first part), Chapter IV, Chapter V, Chapter VII, Chapter VIII (part I), Chapter IX, (part I, II, and V), Chapter X, Chapter XI, Chapter XVI]

(ii) Those who have to integrate 5 CFU, having moved from Juridical Science Course to the one in Law and having sustained Institution of civil procedure of 6 CFU in this Faculty, the material to study is: C. Mandrioli - A. Carratta, Corso di diritto processuale civile, vol. II, Editio minor, Torino, Giappichelli, last edition; or G. Tarzia - F. Danovi, Lineamenti del processo civile di cognizione, Milano, Giuffré, last edition (with exclution of Chapter I and II); or F. P. Luiso, Diritto processuale civile, vol. II, Milano, Giuffrè, last edition;
and C. Mandrioli - A. Carratta, Corso di diritto processuale civile, vol. III, Editio minor, Torino, Giappichelli, last edition: [only Chapter I, Chapter II, Chapter III (first part), Chapter IV, Chapter V, Chapter VII, Chapter VIII (part I), Chapter IX, (part I, II, and V), Chapter X, Chapter XI, Chapter XVI]

(iii) In case of transfer from another Faculty the material to study will be agreed by the student and the Professor
Assessment methods and Criteria
The final test consists of an oral exam, aimed at verifying the achievement of all civil procedure core matters. Students enrolled in the third year may choose to limit the oral exam to the I Part (only in the winter session) and, in case of positive result, to prepare the II part for a subsequent session. In the following sessions the exam will be on both part I and II. The grades are represented by a mark out of thirty; in addition to the maximum mark, the Commission may also award a "lode".
IUS/15 - CIVIL PROCEDURAL LAW - University credits: 14
Lessons: 98 hours

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Lesson period
year
The lessons of the first term will be held according to the indications of the Academic Authorities with synchronous mode on the Microsoft Teams at the times indicated on the Unimi website and will be recorded.
The lessons of the second term will be held according to the following dispositions of the Academic Authorities.
Further specifications and/or different modalities of the lessons will be published in advance on the Ariel website of the course.
Course syllabus
Program
The course deals with the general principles about judicial remedies for civil rights and the rules about the carrying out of civil proceedings.
The program includes:
I PART: Constitution's fundamental principles about jurisdiction - Action and defenses - The action's condictions - Condictions for a judgment on the merit - The plaintiff's application - Connection and joinder of actions - Multiparties proceedings - Res judicata - Invalidity of procedural acts. - Documentary Evidence.
II PART: First degree proceedings - Challenges of decisions - General rules about enforcement proceedings - The most important special proceedings.
Prerequisites for admission
Knowledge of the legal language and comprehension of the legal terminology.
Teaching methods
Lectures and a trial simulation of a practical case.
Teaching Resources
I Part
E. T. Liebman, Manuale di diritto processuale civile. Principi, Milano, Giuffrè, last edition; or C. Mandrioli - A. Carratta, Corso di diritto processuale civile, vol. I, Editio minor, Torino, Giappichelli, last edition; or F. P. Luiso, Diritto processuale civile, vol. I, Milano, Giuffrè, last edition; or C. Consolo, Spiegazioni di diritto processuale civile, vol. I (except II Section) e vol. II (only V Section), Torino, Giappichelli, last edition; or E. Merlin, Elementi di diritto processuale civile. Parte generale, Pisa, Pacini Giuridica, 2017.
In addition, :
Luiso: Chapt. 10, 12,13,14,15, II vol., exept "querela di falso".
Mandrioli - Carratta: Chapt. IV, sez. I e IV, II vol.
Consolo: Chapt. 6 and 7, II vol..


II part:
C. Mandrioli - A. Carratta, Corso di diritto processuale civile, vol. II, Editio minor, Torino, Giappichelli, last edition; or G. Tarzia - F. Danovi, Lineamenti del processo civile di cognizione, Milano, Giuffré, last edition ( except for Chap. I e II); oppure F. P. Luiso, Diritto processuale civile, vol. II, Milano, Giuffrè, last edition.

and C. Mandrioli - A. Carratta, Corso di diritto processuale civile, vol. III, Editio minor, Torino, Giappichelli, last edition [only: Chapter I, II, III (Sec. I), IV, V, VII, VIII (Sec. I), IX (Sec. I,II, V), X, XI, XVI)].
Civil Procedure Code (the latest edition).
Old programme
The students who sustain the exam of 9 CFU have to study the programme previously indicated, which does not include volume III of C. Mandrioli - A. Carratta.
Materials for integration
(i) Those who have to integrate 5 CFU, having moved from Juridical Science Course to the one in Law and having sustained Institution of civil procedure of 9 CFU in this Faculty, the material to study is: C. Mandrioli - A. Carratta, Corso di diritto processuale civile, vol. III, Editio minor, Torino, Giappichelli, last edition [only Chapter I, Chapter II, Chapter III (first part), Chapter IV, Chapter V, Chapter VII, Chapter VIII (part I), Chapter IX, (part I, II, and V), Chapter X, Chapter XI, Chapter XVI]

(ii) Those who have to integrate 5 CFU, having moved from Juridical Science Course to the one in Law and having sustained Institution of civil procedure of 6 CFU in this Faculty, the material to study is: C. Mandrioli - A. Carratta, Corso di diritto processuale civile, vol. II, Editio minor, Torino, Giappichelli, last edition; or G. Tarzia - F. Danovi, Lineamenti del processo civile di cognizione, Milano, Giuffré, last edition (except Chapter I and II); or F. P. Luiso, Diritto processuale civile, vol. II, Milano, Giuffrè, last edition;
and C. Mandrioli - A. Carratta, Corso di diritto processuale civile, vol. III, Editio minor, Torino, Giappichelli, last edition: [only Chapter I, Chapter II, Chapter III (first part), Chapter IV, Chapter V, Chapter VII, Chapter VIII (part I), Chapter IX, (part I, II, and V), Chapter X, Chapter XI, Chapter XVI]

(iii) In case of transfer from another Faculty the material to study will be agreed by the student and the Professor
Assessment methods and Criteria
The final test consists of an oral exam, aimed at verifying the achievement of all civil procedure core matters. Students may choose to limit the oral exam to the I Part ( only in the winter session) and, in case of positive result, to prepare the II part for a subsequent session.The grades are represented by a mark out of thirty; in addition to the maximum mark, the Commission may also award a "lode".
IUS/15 - CIVIL PROCEDURAL LAW - University credits: 14
Lessons: 98 hours