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Info Generali:

  • Dipartimento: Giurisprudenza
  • Tipologia: Laurea Magistrale
  • Corso di Laurea: Giurisprudenza
  • Settore Ministeriale: IUS/02
  • Codice di verbalizzazione: 8022803
  • Metodi di insegnamento: Frontale
  • Metodi di valutazione: Scritto
  • Prerequisiti: Basic skills of Private Law
  • Obiettivi: AT THE END OF THE COURSE, STUDENTS: 1) WILL BE ABLE TO UNDERSTAND MOST OF THE KEYS INSTITUTIONS (CONTRACT AND TORT) OF PRIVATE LAW FROM A COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE. STUDENTS GAIN INSIGHT INTO THE NATURE OF CONTRACTS AND TORTS, THE ROLE THEY PLAY IN SOCIETY AND THE PRINCIPLES BY WHICH THEY ARE GOVERNED WITH A SPECIAL FOCUS BOTH ON THE COMMON LAW/CIVIL LAW CONVERGENCE AND DISTINCTIONS AND ON THE PROCESS OF EUROPEANISATION OF PRIVATE LAW. 2) WILL BE ABLE TO REASON ABOUT THE CHOICES THAT DIFFERENT JURISDICTIONS MAKE IN DESIGNING THEIR CONTRACT AND TORT LAWS. 3) AND 4) WILL ALSO BE ABLE TO APPLY THE DIFFERENT RULES TO HYPOTHETICAL CASES AND TO DISCUSS THIS APPLICATION BOTH IN CLASS AND IN A PAPER. 5) WILL BE ABLE TO DRAFT A CONTRACT AND TO MAKE A POWER POINT PRESENTATION ON A TORT LAW CASE PROGRAMMA: ?? UNIT I - DEFINITION OF CONTRACT - CLASSIFICATION OF CONTRACTS - THE ELEMENTS OF A CONTRACT (AN INTRODUCTION) - THE CONCEPT OF CONSIDERATION ?? UNIT II - FORMATION AND INTERPRETATION OF CONTRACTS - THIRD PARTY RIGHTS - GOOD FAITH - FAIRNESS ?? UNIT III - CHANGES OF CIRCUMSTANCES DURING THE LIFTIME OF THE CONTRACT - THE DEATH OF A CONTRACT (DISCHARGE; REMEDIES FOR BREACH) ?? UNIT IV - FREEDOM OF CONTRACT - THE TERMS OF THE CONTRACT - THE CLAUSES IN A CONTRACT ?? UNIT V - BOILERPLATE CLAUSES ?? UNIT VI - INTRODUCTION TO TORT LAW - DONOGHUE V STEVENSON: CONCEPT OF DUTY OF CARE IN THE TORT OF NEGLIGENCE - MONROE V HOPKINS: THE TORT OF DEFAMATION ?? UNIT VII - THOMPSON-SCHWAB AND ANOTHER V COSTAKI AND ANOTHER: THE TORT OF PRIVATE NUISANCE - FAGAN V COMMISSIONER OF METROPOLITAN POLICE: THE TORT OF BATTERY - VIASYSTEMS LTD V THERMAL TRANSFER LTD: THE TORT OF VICARIOUS LIABILITY ?? UNIT VIII - HEDLEY BYRNE E CO LTD V HELLER E PARTNERS LTD: CONCEPT OF DUTY OF CARE IN THE TORT OF NEGLIGENCE - CAPARO INDUSTRIES PLC V DICKMAN: CONCEPT OF DUTY OF CARE IN THE TORT OF NEGLIGENCE - RYLANDS V FLETCHER: THE STRICT LIABILITY
  • Ricevimento: giovedi dalle 11 alle 13 o prima/dopo le lezioni

Didattica Didattica:

  • A.A.: 2019/2020
  • Canale: UNICO
  • Crediti (CFU): 3
  • Obbligo di Frequenza: No