Materials

Slides

How to present a case law

12.02.2018 – Introduction and methodology

13.02.2018 – Legal families

19.02.2018 – Constitutions and Constitutionalism I

20.02.2018 – Constitutions and Constitutionalism II

26.02.2018 – Constitutional review of legislation: the models

27.02.2018 – Constitutional review of legislation in Europe: Part I and Part II

5.03.2018 – Constitutional interpretation and judicial reasoning

6.03.2018 – Presidentialism in the US – The Imperial presidency

12.03.2018 – Parliamentary form of government

13.03.2018 – Forms of government: in particular, presidential and semi-presidential systems

19.03.2018 – Introduction to federalism and regionalism

20.03.2018 – US federalism

26.03.2018 – Constitutional review of legislation (review class)

17.04.2018 – The European Court of Human Rights and the rule of law

23.04.2018 – Multilevel constitutionalism: sources of law and courts

24.04.2018 – Secession

7.05.2018 – The constitutional implications of Brexit and Introduction on constitutional transitions

8.05.2018 – Constitutional reforms in the MENA region after the Arab Spring

Case law and legal texts to be presented and discussed in class

Presentations’ schedule

26.02.2018 – United States Supreme Court, Marbury v Madison , 5 U.S. 137, 1803

27.02.2018 – French Constitutional Council, decision n° 71-44 DC, 16 July 1971; decision n° 2010-92 QPC, 28 January 2011 – Presentation by Elisabetta Barzelloni; De Marchis_Busonera

5.03.2018 – Minister of Home Affairs v. Fourie, Constitutional Court of South Africa, Case CCT 60/04 – Presentation by Sofia Mauceri,Mariangela Fusco, Chiara Mearelli and Valeria Sciarretta

6.03.2018 – United States v. Nixon, 418 U.S. 683 (1974) – Presentation by Paolo d’Alesio, Rino Festi, Ludovica Lucarelli, Melania Malomo

12.03.2018 – United Kingdom, Fixed Term Parliament Act, 2011 – Presentation by Caruso Carlo, Cedrone Arianna , Cerutti Giulia Luisa

13.03.2018 – French constitutional reform of 2008, Loi constitutionnelle n° 2008-724 du 23 juillet 2008

19.03.2018 – Virginia and Kentucky resolutions – Presentation by Flavia Parisini and Giulia Girlando

20.03. 2018 – United States Supreme Court, McCulloch vs. Maryland , 17 U.S. 316, 1819

26.03.2018 – United States Supreme Court, National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius , 567 U.S. 2012 – Presentation by Emanuele Bruni, Carolina Condemi, Salvatore G. D’Apote, Paola D’Ambrosio, Stefania Denni

27.03.2018 – German Constitutional Tribunal, 2 BvF 1/02, 18 December 2002

17.04.2018 – European Court of Justice, Costa v. Enel, ECR 585 (6/64) – Presentation by Filippo Carbotti, Gloria Marsano and Claudia Mattei

German Constitutional Tribunal, Lisbon Treaty Ruling, June 30, 2009 – Presentation by Lucia Verardi, Jessica Noviello, Clarissa Guerrini, Silvia Valente

23.04.2018 – House of Lords, Secretary of State for the Home Department v. AF (no. 3) ; European Court of Human Rights, Case of A. and Others v. the United Kingdom

24.04.2018 – Supreme Court of Canada, Re Secession Quebec [1998] 2 S.C.R. 217Agreement between the United Kingdom Government and the Scottish Government on a referendum on independence for Scotland of 15 October 2012 – Presentation by Nicole Dujany, Alessandro Malventano and Luca Menghini; Presentation by Ilaria Sciarra

30.04.2018 – Uk High Court judgment and UK Supreme Court judgment on the Miller case

7.05.2018 – The Rule of Law Framework for Poland and European Commission’s Decision of 20 December 2017

8.05.2018 – Constitution of Tunisia 2014