HISTORY OF ROMAN LAW
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The goal will be to help the student in understanding the process of historical elaboration of concepts and issues that are still being studied by the modern criminal science.
Course contents summary
The course aims to trace the lines of development of Roman criminal law with particular regard to the various procedural models adopted by the Romans in the course of history.
Specific attention will be given to profiles that still animate the debate among scholars, including, for example, the following:
- adversarial and inquisitorial models
- guarantees in favor of the accused
- the problem of relapse
- types of criminal sanctions: the role of incarceration
- the function of the criminal sanction
Attending students will be given handouts.
Non attending students:
VINCENZO GIUFFRÈ, La repressione criminale nell'esperienza romana, Napoli 1998 (pages: XVI-240).
The course will be taught in a seminar format.
Assessment methods and criteria