EUROPEAN UNION LAW
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The course aims to form the capacity to understand the legal system of the Europen Union, using the case law of the Court of Justice and considering specific real cases. The in –depth study, to be achieved through the necessary theoretical study, has the purpose to acquire the exegetical and systematic criteria to allow, also in the inevitably dynamic perspective of the legal phenomenon, the proper reading of European legislation. No less relevant is the aim to stimulate, in relation to real cases, the ability to identify the nodal points of each topic to be sustained by arguments and to be developed into a potential dialogue between pairs.
In order to take the examination in European Union Law, students must
have passed the examinations of Institutions of Private Law, Institutions
of Roman Law, Constitutional Law and International Law.
Course contents summary
The origin and development of the process of European integration.
Values and objectives of the EU. General profile of the legal system. The competences. The sources of production and decision - Making. External action. The protection of rights. The relationship between EU law and national law. Italy's partecipation in the integration process. European citizenship.
Roberto Adam - Antonio Tizzano, Manuale di Diritto dell'Unione Europea,
The student will have to know the topics, except for the entire Part IV
relating to Union policies (from p. 437 to p. 804) and chapter two of
Part five on individual areas of external action (from p. 847 to p. 888).
The frontal lessons are devoted to illustrating the fundamentals of European Union law resulting from the treaty and binding and soft law instruments. The implementation of normative data is done with reference to the most relevant case-law and critic analysis of some of the application cases that are derived from the practice and jurisprudence of the members States
Assessment methods and criteria
The oral examination consists of two different moments. At first the candidate will be examined on the fundamentals of the subject (legal nature, EU fundamentals and objectives, institutions, competences, citizenship, sources of production, judicial protection, internal ordering) to verify its basic preparation.Then a question well be asked on a more specific theme to determine the final mark.