Comparative private law

A.Y. 2016/2017
Lesson for
9
Max ECTS
63
Overall hours
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
Knowledge and understanding:
The student shall prove to have gained a basic knowledge of the comparative method and of the fundamental features of the major legal traditions in their historical and contemporary evolution.
Applying knowledge and understanding:
The student shall be able to demonstrate how to apply the comparative method and has become aware of the actual findings established by the comparative doctrine, in consideration of the divergences and convergences of the major legal traditions and of the main contemporary legal systems.
Making Judgment:
The student shall prove to have gained analytical and reasoning skills with regards to the topics discussed throughout the course, with particular focus on the cases and materials debated in class.
Communication Skill:
The student shall be able to express legal concepts and make use of legal doctrines with argumentative ability, sound use of the language and strong awareness of the problems arising from a legal translation.
Learning Skill:
The student shall prove to have understood the main features of the different legal traditions, their similarities and differences.

Course structure and Syllabus

Cognomi A-L
Active edition
Yes
Responsible
Lessons: 63 hours
Professor: Candian Albina
Syllabus
For the academic year 2016/2017, the course will be devoted to the study of the major contemporary legal systems and, specifically, to the western legal tradition, namely the common law and the civil law traditions. An insight will also be given on Islamic, Indian and of Eastern Asia legal systems.

Exams:
Exams are held in one single oral test, according to the scheduled timetable.

Propaedeutic Exams:
Private Law I, Private law II, Constitutional Law.

Supplementary Course:
We inform that the Comparative Private Law course has activated the integrative seminar: "Torts in the United States". Its attendance entitles the student to the appointment of 3 (three) ECTS credits.

Thesis:
In order to be assigned the writing of a thesis on Comparative Private Law, the student shall submit a written application, indicating: his/her name, surname and identification number; number of exams left to complete all courses; the grade achieved in the Private Comparative Law exam; language skills.
The assignment of the thesis takes place three times per year during the periods of November, February and July. Applications must be submitted by October 20th, February 20th and July 20th.

Material necessary for the preparation of the exam (of 9 ECTS credits):
- A. Candian - A. Gambaro, "Casi e materiali per un corso di diritto privato comparato", 2nd ed., Torino, Giappichelli, 2015;
- A. Gambaro - R. Sacco, "Sistemi giuridici comparati", 3rd ed., Torino, Utet, 2008.

Suggested reading:
R. Sacco, "Che cos'è il diritto comparato", Milano, Giuffrè, 1992.

Material necessary for the preparation of the exam (of 6 ECTS credits):
- A. Candian - A. Gambaro, "Casi e materiali per un corso di diritto privato comparator", 2nd ed., Torino, Giappichelli, 2015: limited to the material on the English and American common law system.
- A. Gambaro - R. Sacco, "Sistemi giuridici comparati", 3rd ed., Torino, Utet, 2008: limited to pages, 1-180; 209-287, 341-362.

Suggested reading:
R. Sacco, "Che cos'è il diritto comparato", Milano, Giuffrè, 1992.
Lesson period
First semester
Cognomi M-Z
Active edition
Yes
Lessons: 63 hours
Syllabus
For the academic year 2016/2017, the course will be devoted to the study of the major contemporary legal systems and, specifically, to the western legal tradition, namely the common law and the civil law traditions. An insight will also be given on Islamic, Indian and of Eastern Asia legal systems.

Exams:
Exams are held in one single oral test, according to the scheduled timetable.

Propaedeutic Exams:
Private Law I, Private law II, Constitutional Law.

Supplementary Course:
We inform that the Comparative Private Law course has activated the integrative seminar: "Torts in the United States". Its attendance entitles the student to the appointment of 3 (three) ECTS credits.

Thesis:
In order to be assigned the writing of a thesis on Comparative Private Law, the student shall submit a written application, indicating: his/her name, surname and identification number; number of exams left to complete all courses; the grade achieved in the Private Comparative Law exam; language skills.
The assignment of the thesis takes place three times per year during the periods of November, February and July. Applications must be submitted by October 20th, February 20th and July 20th.

Material necessary for the preparation of the exam (of 9 ECTS credits):
- A. Candian - A. Gambaro, "Casi e materiali per un corso di diritto privato comparato", 2nd ed., Torino, Giappichelli, 2015;
- A. Gambaro - R. Sacco, "Sistemi giuridici comparati", 3rd ed., Torino, Utet, 2008.

Suggested reading:
R. Sacco, "Che cos'è il diritto comparato", Milano, Giuffrè, 1992.

Material necessary for the preparation of the exam (of 6 ECTS credits):
- A. Candian - A. Gambaro, "Casi e materiali per un corso di diritto privato comparator", 2nd ed., Torino, Giappichelli, 2015: limited to the material on the English and American common law system.
- A. Gambaro - R. Sacco, "Sistemi giuridici comparati", 3rd ed., Torino, Utet, 2008: limited to pages, 1-180; 209-287, 341-362.

Suggested reading:
R. Sacco, "Che cos'è il diritto comparato", Milano, Giuffrè, 1992.
Lesson period
First semester
Lesson period
First semester
Assessment methods
Esame
Assessment result
voto verbalizzato in trentesimi