Comparative legal systems

  • A.A. 2014/2015
  • CFU 9
  • Ore 45
  • Classe di laurea LMG/01
Laura Vagni / Professoressa di ruolo - II fascia / Diritto privato comparato (IUS/02)
Dipartimento di Giurisprudenza

It is suggestable to attend and pass the examination of Private Law.

Obiettivi del corso

The unit will study civil law and common law legal traditions, their historical evolution and their principal features, in order to offer the fundamental notions and the methodological tools for the formation of a "european jurist".

Programma del corso

The course will cover the following subjects: comparative law (origins and methods); the western legal tradition; the english legal tradition (history, common law and equity, rule of law, judicial system, sources of law); the common law as legal tradition; meanings of civil law and in particular civil law as code law; meanings of european private law and the formation of a european jurist.

Materials and texts will be suggested during the lectures.

Altre informazioni / materiali aggiuntivi

cases and materials given by the teacher to students during the course.

Metodi didattici
  • Slides will be used to enhance students' understanding of specific topics. Cases and materials will published on the webpage of the course two days in advance and discussed during the lesson according to the case method.
Modalità di valutazione
  • The teacher assesses student's understanding of the main topics of the course through an oral examination
Lingue, oltre all'italiano, che possono essere utilizzate per l'attività didattica


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