INSTITUTIONS OF ROMAN LAW

Degree course: 
Corso di Long single cycle degree (5 years) in GIURISPRUDENZA VA
Academic year when starting the degree: 
2017/2018
Year: 
1
Academic year in which the course will be held: 
2017/2018
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: 

It is certainly useful to possess an acquaintance of base of the public right and the political-military history of Rome

Final Examination: 
Orale

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 exam, in the end-of-course appeals will be study the remaining part of the program.

Assessment: 
Voto Finale

Course objectives and learning outcomes
The course aims at the institutional knowledge of Roman private law.
More in detail, the following objectives are pursued:
- acquisition 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

Course contents
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

Recommended reading list (Bibliography)
The suggested textbook is:
- Buckland, A Manual of Roman Private Law, Cambridge University Press, 2 ed., 2012,
During the course sources and other documents will be put on the platform e-learning, in format power-point.

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 55 hours).

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.