The purpose of the course is the study of the Italian constitutional order, retracing the historical origin of the Republican Constitution, the characteristics of the Italian form of government, the structure and functions of Parliament and the Government and the guarantee bodies ( President of the Republic and Constitutional Court), the judiciary, the characteristics of the regional state and the fundamental rights recognized by our Constitution also in light of the most interesting decisions of the Constitutional Court and the Court of Justice European Human Rights. The teaching is fully consistent with the objectives of the Course of Studies, which requires the acquisition of basic legal knowledge essential for a training path towards communication.
Expected learning outcomes
The course aims to lead participants to the awareness of the characteristic elements of the Italian form of government, developing the ability to apply the learned notions to concrete contexts and to know how to relate them in the present day, also thanks to the identification and interpretation of the relevant constitutional provisions and respective legal structures. By the end of the course, students will have acquired solid, if not specialized, legal knowledge that will allow them to understand and reading of the orders and its constitutional bodies and promote more informed access to information and communication.