Regional law

A.Y. 2020/2021
6
Max ECTS
42
Overall hours
SSD
IUS/09
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The course aims at developing the knowledge of the constitutional dimension, organization and functions of the Italian Regions. In order to outline the features of the current structure of the Italian regional state, the course will offer an historical overview and will deepen the regional government, the administrative and financial autonomy of the Regions, especially in the light of the Constitutional Court case law concerning the State/Regions disputes.
At the end of the course the students will have an in-depth knowledge of the course topics. The students will also acquire a reasoning method suitable for dealing with more specific and complex legal issues.
Expected learning outcomes
· Knowledge and understanding: students shall know the fundamental aspects of the Italian regional system and the features of its institutional structure;
· Applying knowledge and understanding: students shall be able to read current events related to the Italian regional system, ongoing case law and pending constitutional reforms;
· Making judgements: students shall acquire a critical approach on regional law issues that will allow students to assess the importance, but also the critical points, of the Italian regional decentralization;
· Communication: students shall be able to express notions and opinions correctly, using the appropriate terminology;
· Lifelong learning skills: students shall acquire good individual study skills.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
Second semester
The course will take place in the second semester. Therefore, lessons probably will be face-to-face.
If the health situation does not allow lessons face-to-face, the classes will be held synchronously online via the Microsoft Teams platform, as suggested by the Faculty.
Course syllabus
The course aims at developing the knowledge of the constitutional dimension, organization and functions of the Italian Regions. In order to outline the features of the current structure of the Italian regional state, the course will offer an historical overview and will deepen the regional government, the administrative and financial autonomy of the Regions, especially in the light of the Constitutional Court case law concerning the State/Regions disputes.
At the end of the course the students will have an in-depth knowledge of the course topics. The students will also acquire a reasoning method suitable for dealing with more specific and complex legal issues.
Prerequisites for admission
To have passed the Constitutional law exam is required.
Teaching methods
Professors will use: a) lectures; b) thematic insights proposed to students (with particular regard to the analysis of constitutional case-law)
Teaching Resources
Among these suggested books, one of your choosing:
P. Caretti, G. Tarli Barbieri, Diritto regionale, Giappichelli, Torino, the latest edition
A. D'Atena, Diritto regionale, Torino, Giappichelli, the latest edition
R. Bin, G. Falcon, Diritto regionale, Bologna, Il Mulino, the latest edition
Assessment methods and Criteria
Attending students will have to exclusively study the topics raised in class. These will correspond to the specific parts of the book indicated by the teacher at the beginning of the course.
Furthermore, any work done during the course or written tests will contribute to the evaluation.
The exam will be oral.
IUS/09 - PUBLIC LAW - University credits: 6
Lessons: 42 hours
Professor: Biondi Francesca
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