Introduction to Italian Law (Part I - Part II) 2020/2021

The Course intends to make students familiar with t he basic concepts of law though a comprehensive introduction to the Italian legal sys tem, the European one and the global environment.

1. Issues of method in legal research-Legal systems and the comparative method

2. Legal orders’ relationships: the European Union legal system and the global arena

3. Legal systems: the common law and the civil law traditions; the sources of law and the role of the Judiciary

4. Constitutional architecture and institutional design

5.. Processes: rule making; adjudication

6.. Fundamental rights and freedoms