Environmental law

A.A. 2021/2022
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Obiettivi formativi
The course aims at introducing students to the main international instruments regulating States' environmental policies. Case studies, international conventions and declarations will provide a deep overview of States' practices and will offer the necessary tools for a proper knowledge and understanding of the leading literature by international scholars.
Risultati apprendimento attesi
At the end of the course, students will have a thorough understanding of the main international instruments regulating States' policies concerning key environmental issues.
Programma e organizzazione didattica

Edizione unica

Primo semestre
More specific information on the delivery models of training activities for academic year 2021/22 will be provided over the coming months, based on the evolution of the public health situation
The course will be divided in two parts.
The first part will set up the conceptual framework to deal with environmental law issues. The main characteristics of environmental problems and the protection models of the environment will be discussed. The juridical qualification of the environment will be then assessed and the main sources and principles of environmental law will be examined in reference to concrete examples.
The second part of the course will deal with specific environmental issues and administrative procedures. Examples will be taken from waste regulation, water, air and soil pollution control, climate change law, landscape valorization and resource protection.
No preliminary competences are required to attend this course
Metodi didattici
Regular attendance is highly recommended. Concrete cases and relevant materials will be discussed and commented in class
Materiale di riferimento
F. Fracchia, Environmental law. Principles, Definitions and Protection models, Editoriale Scientifica, 2018, available for purchase at https://www.editorialescientifica.com/shop/e-book/environmental-law-2-d…
Modalità di verifica dell’apprendimento e criteri di valutazione
Part I: mid-term written test
Part II: oral exam
Lezioni: 48 ore