INSTITUTIONS OF ROMAN LAW

Degree course: 
Corso di Long single cycle degree (5 years) in GIURISPRUDENZA
Academic year when starting the degree: 
2018/2019
Year: 
1
Academic year in which the course will be held: 
2018/2019
Course type: 
Basic compulsory subjects
Seat of the course: 
Varese - Università degli Studi dell'Insubria
Language: 
Italian
Credits: 
10
Period: 
Second semester
Standard lectures hours: 
60
Detail of lecture’s hours: 
Lesson (60 hours)
Requirements: 

In order to facilitate the student's understanding of the topics dealt with, the knowledge of public law and the political-military history of Rome can be useful.

The examination in the end-of-course appeals is a mandatory oral exam, with open questions.
The students could participate to an optional written exam. The students that will pass the optional examination, in the end-of-course appeals will be study the remaining part of the program.

Assessment: 
Voto Finale

The course aims at the institutional knowledge of Roman private law.
More in detail, the following objectives are pursued:
- awareness of the historicity of the law, such as intellectual and social phenomenon;
- acquisition and mastery of the vocabulary of institutions on the basis of Roman private law;
- ability to exhibit with technical language and logical and systematic discipline of legal institutions of the Roman private law

The course program will focus on the following subjects:
Private process, people and family, things, rights in rem, possession, bonds, donations, inheritances, inter vivos and mortis causa.

The suggested textbook is:
P. Voci, Istituzioni di diritto romano, Giuffrè editore, ultima edizione
and
P. Lepore, Saggi sulla promessa unilaterale nel diritto romano, Giuffrè editore.

Convenzionale

The course is carried out in the second semester, with an oral conclusive examination and an intermediate test written.
The didactic activity will be carried out through the development of frontal lessons (for a total number of 60 hours).
During the course sources and other documents will be put on the platform e-learning, in format power-point.

Assessment
The examination in the end-of-course appeals is a mandatory oral exam, with open questions.
The students could participate to an optional written exam. The students that will pass the optional examination, in the end-of-course appeals will be study the remaining part of the program.

Office hours
Prof. Paolo Lepore will meet students on the basis of weekly calendar. Changes in office hours will be shown in the teacher's homepage.