Constitutionalism and sustainable development

A.A. 2017/2018
Insegnamento per
9
Crediti massimi
63
Ore totali
SSD
IUS/09 IUS/21
Lingua
Inglese
Obiettivi formativi
Critically discussing the current process of constitutionalization of international law and the growing interaction between different legal system in a globalized world.
Outlining the development of the idea of sustainable development in national and European legal systems.
Analysing the institutions that act in the field of implementation of sustainable development goals.
By the end of the course, students should be able to:

Understand the basic doctrines and principle of constitutional law in a multilevel perspective.

Address the current process of globalization and its impact on constitutional systems.
Understand the connection between Sustainable Development and constitutionalism.

Identify the connection between the evolution of sustainable development and the EU constitutionalization process.

Struttura insegnamento e programma

Edizione attiva
Responsabile
Moduli o unità didattiche
Constitutionalism and Sustainable Development
IUS/09 - ISTITUZIONI DI DIRITTO PUBBLICO - CFU: 6
Lezioni: 42 ore
Docente: Violini Lorenza

Legal Clinic: Social Rights Protection in Multilevel Perspective
IUS/21 - DIRITTO PUBBLICO COMPARATO - CFU: 3
Esercitazioni: 21 ore
Turni:
Legal Clinic: Social Rights Protection in Multilevel Perspective
Docente: Baraggia Antonia

Prerequisiti e modalità di esame
Oral exam
Metodi didattici
The course will be structured on lectures and case-studies. The detailed course programme and the syllabus will be available on-line (ARIEL).
Constitutionalism and Sustainable Development
Programma
The course focuses on the core principles of Constitutional Law in a dynamic perspective, related to the idea of sustainable development.
It explores both theories and praxis of the democratic organization of the State in connection with the ongoing processes of globalization and constitutionalization of international law.
The course also deals with the nature and the system of protection of fundamental rights in a global perspective.
The second part of the course will be focused on the evolution of the EU strategy of sustainable development.
At the end of the course, students will be able to understand the role of governments, judiciary power, constitutional courts and other institutions in the development of effective policies and protection of constitutional rights related to substantial development.
Materiale didattico e bibliografia
No texts need to be purchased for the course; all teaching materials will be available online, through the Ariel site, or on reserve at the library. Please consult the syllabus for each reading assignment and additional readings suggested for students who wish to go further on topics of particular interests.
Legal Clinic: Social Rights Protection in Multilevel Perspective
Programma
The course will explore the role of public institutions (Courts and Committee) in promoting sustainable development - and in particular social rights - in a multilevel perspective.
It will assess the role of international, supranational and national institutions in social rights protection, through the analysis of a selection of relevant case-studies.
The final part of the legal clinic will be devoted to the study of social rights protection in time of economic crisis, and in particular during the Eurozone crisis.
Periodo
annuale
Periodo
annuale
Modalità di valutazione
Esame
Giudizio di valutazione
voto verbalizzato in trentesimi
Docente/i
Ricevimento:
Su Appuntamento, scrivendo a antonia.baraggia@unimi.it
Dipartimento di Diritto Publico Italiano e Sovranazionale
Ricevimento:
Previo Appuntamento da concordare scrivendo a: lorenza.violini@unimi.it