Civil Law 1
Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)
IUS/01 - PRIVATE LAW
1° periodo lezioni (1A), 1° periodo lezioni (1B)
The course aims at improving the knowledge of Private Law fundamental notions, with a special focus on the laws of persons, family, succession and property. Part of the class time will be devoted to case analysis discussions. This will enable students to understand how theoretical notions can be applied to solve concrete legal issues in a professional advice setting. The students shall acquire the ability to analyse complex legal issues, as well as to autonomously formulate judgements and arguments on a thorough level and to critically adapt them to the changes in the context, thus preparing themselves for the challenges of the legal professions in the European and international dimension.
Prerequisites and basic notions
Private Law Exam.
Private Law fundamental notions, with a special focus on the laws of persons, family, successions and property.
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During the course, there will be discussions of practical cases with active participation of students.
Learning assessment procedures
The basic knowledge of Family Law, Law of Successions, and Real Rights Law is required to pass the exam. The oral exam is divided into two parts. The first part checks the knowledge of the main case law and legal doctrine regarding the textbook’s topics. The second part consists in the discussion of a judicial case among those carried out during the year, in the first and second teaching module. The judicial cases’ drafts - accompanied by the indication of the journal or the volume in which their solutions are published - or their synthetic development for didactic purposes will be published on the course website in e-learning mode at the end of each module. The knowledge of judicial cases is mandatory also for non-attending students. Judicial cases may vary significantly from year to year.
The oral exam has the following goals: Level and depth of study and understanding; Language properties; Capacity to connect systematically the understanding; Analitycal and arguing ability.
Criteria for the composition of the final grade
Overall evaluation of the answers given by the student.