Materials

Slides

How to present a case law

12.02.2019 – Introduction and methodology

13.02.2019 –  See the Miller case, UK Supreme Court – The constitutional and legal implications of Brexit

19.02.2019 – Legal families

20.02.2019 – Constitutions and constitutionalism IConstitutions and constitutionalism II

26.02.2019 – Models of constitutional adjudication

27.02.2019 – Constitutional review of legislation in Europe I and II

5.03.2019 – Constitutional review of legislation (interpretation, proportionality and balancing)

6.03.2019 – Forms of government

12.03.2019 – Separation of powers in the UK: the case of the judiciary

13.03.2019 – Forms of government (see slides above)

19.03.2019 – Introduction to federalism and regionalism

20.03.2019 – US federalism (I)

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

26.02.2019 – United States Supreme Court, Marbury v Madison , 5 U.S. 137, 1803  – Presentation by Asja Cortellessa, Camilla Rettura, Filippo Maiolo

27.02.2019 – French Constitutional Council, decision n° 71-44 DC, 16 July 1971; decision n° 2010-92 QPC, 28 January 2011

5.03.2019 – Minister of Home Affairs v. Fourie, Constitutional Court of South Africa, Case CCT 60/04 – Presentation by Pierluigi Barberini, Giulia Placido, Emma Reitano, Diletta Scalpone, Chiara Zane

6.03.2019 –  United States v. Nixon, 418 U.S. 683 (1974) – Presentation by Alice Favazza, Lucilla De Stefano, Arianna Colaiuta, Martina Scalera

12.03.2019 – United Kingdom, Fixed Term Parliament Act, 2011

13.03.2019 – French constitutional reform of 2008, Loi constitutionnelle n° 2008-724 du 23 juillet 2008

19.03.2019 – Virginia and Kentucky resolutions

20.03. 2019 – United States Supreme Court, McCulloch vs. Maryland , 17 U.S. 316, 1819

26.03.2019 – United States Supreme Court, National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius , 567 U.S. 2012 –

27.03.2019 – Supreme Court of Canada, Reference Re Secession of Quebec 1998

9.04.2019 – German Constitutional Tribunal, 2 BvF 1/02, 18 December 2002

10.04.2019 – Spanish Constitutional Tribunal, Judgment no. 42/2014

16.04.2019 – Agreement between the United Kingdom Government and the Scottish Government on a referendum on independence for Scotland of 15 October 2012

17.04.2019 – European Court of Justice, Costa v. Enel, ECR 585 (6/64)  and German Constitutional Tribunal, Lisbon Treaty Ruling, June 30, 2009 –

24.04.2019 – 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

30.04.2019 – Sejdic and Finci v. Bosnia and Herzegovina, European Court of Human Rights (Grand Chamber)

7.05.2019 – The Rule of Law Framework for Poland; the European Commission’s Decision of 20 December 2017, and Court of Justice of the EU’s Order in the case C-619/18