Comparative public law

  • A.A. 2014/2015
  • CFU 8
  • Ore 40
  • Classe di laurea LM-52
Benedetta Barbisan / Professore di ruolo - II fascia / Diritto pubblico comparato (IUS/21)
Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche, della Comunicazione e delle Relazioni Internazionali
Prerequisiti

Students approaching this course should have taken before at least one of these
courses:

- Comparative Constitutional Law
- Public Law
- Constitutional History

Obiettivi del corso

This course aims at getting students more acquainted with the current most
significant issues related to public and constitutional law in comparative
perspective. In particular, it will be focused on human rights, dignity and privacy,
relying both on legal literature and case-law.

What is a human right? How constitutional and international law documents protect
human rights? Are human rights universal? What is the moral agreement upon
human rights? What is dignity and what is its relation with personal autonomy?
These are some of the questions the course will revolve around, starting from some
particular claims of rights in constitutional legal systems in comparison.

Some attention will be devote also to constitutionalism and impoverishment;
judicial independence; federalism; constitutional courts; transitional justice. and
other challenges to contemporary constitutionalism.

Programma del corso

The course deals with the current most significant issues related to public and
constitutional law in comparative perspective. In particular, it will be focused on
human rights, dignità and privacy, relying both on legal literature and case-law.

What is a human right? How constitutional and international law documenta protect
human rights? Are human rights universal? What is the moral agreement upon
human rights? What is dignity and what is its relation with personal autonomy?
These are some of the questions the course revolver around, starting from some
particular claims of rights in constitutional legal systems in comparison.

Some attention will be devote also to constitutionalism and impoverishment;
judicial independence; federalism; constitutional courts; transitional justice...

Altre informazioni / materiali aggiuntivi

Materials will be made available during classes or students may provide them getting in touch with the professor.

Metodi didattici
  • Classes will tend to involve students in discussions and confrontations about the
    topics dealt with in the course. Didactics in this course is very direct, informal, and
    interactive. Particular attention is devoted to the current phenomena and events of
    constitutional relevance in the world.
Modalità di valutazione
  • Evaluations depend on the attitude on the part of the students to handle the
    categories of contemporary constitutionalism and to develop their own critical and
    analytical thought on the issues proposed.
Lingue, oltre all'italiano, che possono essere utilizzate per l'attività didattica

English

Lingue, oltre all'italiano, che si intende utilizzare per la valutazione

English

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