Course unit partition: Cognomi M-Z

Academic year 2013/14
1° year of course - Second semester
Academic discipline
Diritto privato (IUS/01)
Ambito aggregato per crediti di sede
Type of training activity
100 hours
of face-to-face activities
12 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit
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Course unit partition: PRINCIPLES OF PRIVATE LAW

Learning objectives

The course is designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to Italian private law.


The course is essential for all the other courses, apart from courses of sectors IUS/19 (Storia del diritto italiano), IUS/20 (Filosofia del diritto) and SECS/P01 (Economia politica).

Course unit content

1. Nature of law: concept and classifications. Legal rule and legal system. Sources of private law. 2. Legal relations. 3. Legal subjects. Capacity to have rights and capacity to exercise rights. Natural person and corporate person. 4. Property, the so called "diritti reali", possession. 5. Law of obligations: sources of obligations. Classification of obligations. Performance and other forms of extinction of obligations. Law of contract. Main contracts. 6. Law of torts. 7. Protection of rights. 8. Prescription. 9. Registration.10. Basics of corporate law.

Full programme

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Istituzioni di diritto privato, a cura di M. Bessone, Torino, Giappichelli (latest edition): only chapters from I to XIV (Introduction and First part) and from XXIX to XCIII (from Fourth part to Eleventh part including), apart from part II of chapter LXXVIII ("Il lavoro nell'impresa") (950 pages).
Bonilini, Quesiti di diritto privato, Padova, Cedam (latest edition). Civil code(latest edition).

Teaching methods

Oral lesson and exercitations.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exam in respect of the whole programme.At least three questions will be put.

Other information

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