|Professor||Enrico Michele Genta Ternavasio|
|General Discipline (SSD)||IUS/19|
|Total Lesson Hours||88|
|Course Contents||The course in European legal history is concerned with those countries of Western Europe that share a common legal heritage, based on Roman law, Canon law and Customary laws.Legal history is part of more general history,but has its own autonomous features.|
|Reference Books||The course books will be announced later on.|
|Course Formative Objectives||The course in European Legal History does not aim to sketch out a universal history of law but intends to investigate the development of the European law, providing the students with the information and skill needed to understand the historical roots of civil and common law.Special attention will be paid to specific features of the historical development of international law, providing new and sometimes provocative insights into traditional topics, such as the sources of international law and the role of diplomatic agents.|
|Prerequisites||No prerequisites are needed|
|Teaching Method||The Professor intends to give lectures in order to explain the most important aspects of the course. In addition to this, hopefully it will be organized a seminar mode, handing out papers and scientific articles to the Students.|
|Assessment Method||Oral exam.|
|Criteria For Deciding On Subject Of Final Paper|
|Extended Program And Reference Reading Material|
The early Middle Ages
|Week 2||Customary law|
|Week 3||The feudalism. Relations of Church and "State". The Holy Roman Empire.|
|Week 4||The Italian "Comuni" and "Signorie".The City-States.|
The organization of public power in the Middle Ages.
|Week 5||The University of Bologna and the learned jurists.|
The European Jus commune and jura propria.
|Week 6||The English Common law|
|Week 7||The rising of absolutist theories.|
The reforms of European princes. Higher Courts.
|Week 8||The Natural law.|
The international law(jus inter principes).
|Week 9||The Enlightenment.|
The American Revolution.
The French Revolution.
|Week 10||French Codes.|
|Week 11||The Restaurazione:modernising the Ancien Régime.|
The restored Italian States in the first half of the 19th century.
|Week 12||The Kingdom of Sardinia-Piedmont.The Statuto Albertino.|
General characters of Italian Constitutionalism.