IUS/09 - 9 CFU - 1° Semester

Teaching Staff

Office: Palazzo Pedagaggi - Via Vittorio Emanuele II, 49 - 95125 Catania
Phone: 0957470052
Office Hours: lunedì' - giovedì: 9 - 12

Course Structure

Frontal Lesson. Seminar

Detailed Course Content

Elements of General State Theory - State Forms (with particular reference to the fundamental principles of the rule of law and the Social State) and forms of government - The person and the social formations in the constitutional order: rights of liberty and public duties - The system of normative sources: general notions, Constitution and its revision, state, autonomy, community and international sources - Jurisdictional function - Constitutional principles on public administration - Constitutional justice and its application. Organization of the Republic: the electoral body, the Parliament and the functions of the Chambers, the President of the Republic, the Government - Auxiliary Bodies - Independent Authorities - Local and Regional Authorities (the new Title V of the Constitution: 3/2001). Rule of Law and State, constituent parts of the state, State and international organizations, State forms, principles, rights, freedoms and duties in the Italian constitutional order, forms of government, parliament and the President of the Republic.

Textbook Information

F. Giuffrè- I.A. Nicotra- F. Paterniti, Diritto pubblico e costituzionale, Giappichelli, Torino, edizione 2020;


R. Bin- G. Pitruzzella, Istituzioni di diritto pubblico, Giappichelli, Torino, edizione 2020.


A. Barbera, C. Fusaro, Istituzioni di diritto pubblico, Il Mulino, Bologna, edizione 2020.

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