European legal integration and human rights
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Ferdinando Treggiari
  • Ferdinando Treggiari
  • 42 ore - Ferdinando Treggiari
Course Regulation
Coorte 2023
Type of study-unit
Opzionale (Optional)
Type of learning activities
Attività formativa monodisciplinare
Language of instruction
History of law in the modern and contemporary ages, with particular focus on the legal enlightenment and codifications.
Reference texts
Texts and materials for preparing the exam will be indicated and made available during the class.
Educational objectives
Through the examination of the transformations undergone by law in history, the course aims to foster in students an awareness of the development and also the relativity and development of ant legal phenomenon. This kind of approach to legal history, which isn't focused just only on notions and dates, aims to train the students to independence of judgment and to offer the right critical eye under which observe the developing and relativity of law.
In order to understand the topics covered in the course and achieve the learning objectives, the student must have a good general education and possess essential knowledge of modern and contemporary history. This prerequisite applies to both attending and non-attending students
Teaching methods
The course is composed by lectures and classroom discussions
Other information
For any further information, students can contact the lecturer: 1) in the Department during office hours; 2) by e-mail; 3) on the Unipg Teams platform
Learning verification modality
Written exam followed by an oral interview, during which the student will be required to show that he/she knows and understands the major issues underlying the historical evolution of the european legal systems and institutions of the modern and contemporary ages. The student is expected to be able to independently analyse sources and relevant problems of history of law and to use the appropriate technical and legal vocabulary, thus proving that he/she has acquired the study method and the learning ability for carrying on, also independently, further study of the matter. The following evaluation criteria will be taken into account to assign the final grade, expressed in thirtieths: - knowledge and understanding of the historical and doctrinal sources (60%); appropriate use of the technical and legal vocabulary, ability to analyse and evaluate relevant sources and acquisition of the study method (20%); ability to orientate oneself in the diachronic context and to identify the historical perspective of the legal phenomenon (20%). Learning gaps concerning one or more notions or principles will lead to an insufficient evaluation, even in presence of a basic knowledge of the matter

Extended program
The end of the age of ius commune. Political absolutism and codification. Ideological foundations of law codification: Natural law and Enlightenment. Cesare Beccaria and the new criminal law. The first European codifications: Prussian, Austrian and Tuscan areas. The law of the French Revolution. The Napoleonic civil code. The civil codification in Europe and in Latin America
Obiettivi Agenda 2030 per lo sviluppo sostenibile
Gender Equality - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Code A003183
Location PERUGIA
Teacher Ferdinando Treggiari
Learning activities Caratterizzante
Area Giuridico
Academic discipline IUS/19
Type of study-unit Opzionale (Optional)

Code A003183
Location PERUGIA
Teacher Ferdinando Treggiari
Learning activities Caratterizzante
Area Giuridico
Academic discipline IUS/19
Type of study-unit Opzionale (Optional)
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