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Professor
FRANCESCO SEATZU (Tit.)
Period
Second Semester 
Teaching style
Convenzionale 
Lingua Insegnamento
ITALIANO 



Informazioni aggiuntive

Course Curriculum CFU Length(h)
[1/31]  LAW [31/00 - Ord. 2017]  PERCORSO COMUNE 9 72

Objectives

The course is divided into two parts. The first part will examine the general issues of international law: subjects, sources, consequences of breaches and mechanisms for the settlement of disputes. The purpose is to provide students with a solid knowledge and understanding of the basic principles and mechanisms of international law. The special part is dedicated to the study of specific issues concerning the activity of the International Court of Justice. To this end, students will be given the basic texts governing the functions of the Court and a few judgments. The aim is to offer to students a first approach with treaties, judgments and other documents in order to test their capacity to interpret a legal document and address specific problems of international law. Students are expected to read legal text and to provide an analysis of the mail legal issues addressed by these texts.

Prerequisites

Constitutional Law and Private Law are prerequisites

Contents

Programma del corso

-Principles governing the use of force in international relations, including the UN system of collective security and the role of regional organizations;
-Subjects of international law: States, international organizations and
individuals (including the rules on diplomatic protection, human rights law and
international criminal law);
-Sources of international law: customs, the law of treaties, general principles of
law
-Relationship between international and domestic law
-State responsibility (internationally wrongful acts; content and invocation of
responsibility).
-settlement of disputes: notion of dispute;arbitration; the International Court of
Justice

Teaching Methods

Frontal lesson and analysis of the most relevant legal texts through a dialogue with the teachers and through a collective debate involving all the attending students.
Lessons will be provided mainly in person, integrated with online strategies, in order to guarantee their fruition in an innovative and inclusive way.

Verification of learning

At the end of the course there will be a final exam, which can be in oral or in written form. each candidate will decide whether he/she prefers an oral or a written exam. written exam will consist of three questions concerning both, the general and the special part of the course. the purpose will be to asses the level of knowledge of the candidate and his/her ability to explain the topic which is the object of the question by using an appropriate legal terminology.

Texts

1. (A) Crawford Brownlie's Principles of Public International Law Oxford university press 2012 » Pagine/Capitoli: tutti

Altre informazioni / materiali aggiuntivi
Esame 12 CFU: for those who will attend the lessons: the materials which will be distributed during lessons + Crawford, Brownlie's Principles of Public International Law, OUP, 2012 (except: Part I (3-114); Parts III-V (203-366); Part VIII (509-538)); for the others, Crawford, Brownlie's Principles of Public International Law, OUP, 2012 (except: Part IV-V (255-366)).

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Frontal lessons and analysis of the most relevant legal texts through a dialogue with the teachers and through a collective debate involving all the attending students.

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