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Comparative Private Law

Credits: 10
Language: English
Course description
The course of Comparative Private Law Systems integrates the study of Private Law, in the context of other legal systems, other than national Italian law.
Prerequisites
Not a binding requirement, however Private Law is strongly recommended as the logic basis .
Objectives
The course aims to provide the tools for understanding the principal legal systems in the world. At the end of the course, the student will know the distinctive characteristics of systems and classifications prevailing in legal families. The student will be able to recognize and examine, in a comparative evolution, the fundamental institutions of private law, such as property, contract, civil liability, family law. Particular attention is paid to the important process of formation of the legal system determined by the European Union. This is to arouse interest and provide a comprehensive basis for further developments and insights in the most advanced training and / or professional education.
Program
The topics addressed in the 60 video lessons can be grouped into 10 conceptual areas, as follows: 1) Introduction to Comparative Law, Videolessons: 1, 2, 3, 4; V. Varano - V. Barsotti, The Western legal tradition - Volume I: Chapter I. 2) The tradition of Civil Law. The legal systems in the French-romance family, Videolessons: 5, 6 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13; V. Varano - V. Barsotti, The Western legal tradition - Volume I: Chapter II, Section I and Section II, paragraphs 2.1-2.2. 3) The legal systems of the German-romace family (Germany, Austria, Switzerland) Videolessons: 14, 15, 16, 17, 18; V. Varano - V. Barsotti, The Western legal tradition - Volume I: Chapter II, Section II, paragraphs 2.3-2.6. 4) The codification process in Italy, Videolessons: 19; V. Varano - V. Barsotti, The Western legal tradition - Volume I: Chapter II, Section II, Paragraph 2.7. 5) The sources of law in the system of civil law Videolessons: 20 V. Varano - V. Barsotti, The Western legal tradition - Volume I: Chapter II, Section III. 6) The tradition of common law. The origins and character of the Common Law in England Videolessons: 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26 V. Varano - V. Barsotti, The Western legal tradition - Volume I: Chapter III, Sections I, II, III. 7) The tradition of common law in the United States of America and the expansion of the Common Law in the world Videolessons: 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38 V. Varano - V. Barsotti, The Western legal tradition - Volume I: Chapter III, Section IV. 8) The legal systems of "mixed" Videolessons: 39, 40 V. Varano - V. Barsotti, The Western legal tradition - Volume I: Chapter IV. 9) More Videolessons legal models: 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48 Lecture on Islamic law 10) The system of European Union law Videolessons: 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54 , 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60.
Book
Vincenzo Varano - Vittoria Barsotti, "The Western legal tradition", Volume I, G. Giappichelli Publisher (most recent edition). Reading materials on Islamic law.
Exercises
Written thematic essays are already uploaded upon video-lessons. The student is required to make five exercises, at her/his choice, in order to be graded and evaluated in his understanding of video-lessons, prior to the admission to the final exam.
Professor
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Vincenzo Zeno Zencovich
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