Private law (2020/2021)

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Name of lecturer
Alessandra Salomoni
Alessandra Salomoni
Number of ECTS credits allocated
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Language of instruction
secondo semestre (lauree) dal Feb 15, 2021 al Jun 1, 2021.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The main aim of the course of private law is to give students an adequate knowledge of the legal system governing relations among individuals and institutions, which act on an equal footing. The main issues of private law will be covered in class, also through classroom discussions on some case studies drawn from recent case law and through examples dealing with daily life. At the end of the course, students will be provided with a clear and concrete knowledge of the fundamental institutions of private law and with the specific terminology of the subject. Moreover, students will acquire knowledge on the rules and fundamental notions of private law, they will be able to understand the principles at the basis of different norms and they will know how to elaborate legal reasoning and apply it to practical cases.


Private law and its sources
The legal situations
Facts, acts and legal transactions
The law subjects: natural person, legal persons and collective subjects
The property and real rights on other people
The contract generally
Individual contracts
tort and liability
The protection of rights
Hints to family law and succession due to death

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Roppo Vincenzo Diritto privato. Linee essenziali (Edizione 6) Giappichelli 2020 I libri sono alternativi a scelta dello studente
IUDICA G. - ZATTI P. Linguaggio e regole del diritto privato (Edizione 21) CEDAM 2020 8813253133 I libri sono alternativi a scelta dello studente

Assessment methods and criteria

The exam is oral
There is no intermediate test