46818 - Fundamental Rights

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Academic Year 2017/2018

Learning outcomes

The course of Human Rights is finalized to analyze, in first place, in a historical perspective, the theories and the models of protection of the fundamental and social rights. Further attention is subsequently devoted to the analysis of the protection of human rights in international law and European Union law. The course deals with the evolution of the protection of human rights in the Italian constitutional experience, with specific reference to rights and liberties guaranteed in the constitutional text and in the jurisprudence of the Constitutional Court and of the Supreme Court of Cassation. The course analyses also social rights and constitutional duties. The analysis is conducted through the constant reference to the most meaningful international, European and constitutional jurisprudence.

Course contents

The course of Human Rights is finalized to analyze, in first place, in a historical perspective, the theories and the models of protection of the fundamental and social rights. Further attention is subsequently devoted to the analysis of the protection of human rights in international law and European Union law. The course deals with the evolution of the protection of human rights in the Italian constitutional experience, with specific reference to rights and liberties guaranteed in the constitutional text and in the jurisprudence of the Constitutional Court and of the Supreme Court of Cassation. The course analyses also social rights and constitutional duties. The analysis is conducted through the constant reference to the most meaningful international, European and constitutional jurisprudence.

Readings/Bibliography

The texts to be prepared are:

 

1. Zagrebelsky-Chenal-Tomasi, Manuale dei diritti fondamentali in Europa, il Mulino, 2016

2. Clementi-Cuocolo-Rosa-Vigevani, La Costituzione italiana. Commento articolo per articolo. Vol. I, il Mulino, 2018

Teaching methods

Lectures will take place in the II semester and therefore students can try the examination starting from May 2018.

Assessment methods

The examination consists in an oral test.

Office hours

See the website of Luca Mezzetti

See the website of Caterina Drigo