The course will consist in a critical investigation on various key concepts in law, such as legal norm, legal system, sources of law, interpretation. The main aim of the course is to provide the students with adequate methodological and critical awareness in using these concepts, which are central in the legal experience.
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ProgrammeThe course will deal with the concept of 'sources of law', analyzed in regard to its role within the more comprehensive concept of law, and also in regard to its relations with the domain of legal interpretation. Moreover, the political implications of the various theories of sources of law will be explored.
Core DocumentationG. Pino, Teoria analitica del diritto II. Legalità e fonti del diritto, ETS, Pisa 2023 (in press, available in May 2023)
Type of delivery of the coursepresential lectures, invited talks with external experts
Attendancenon-presential attendance is allowed
Type of evaluationoral exam