The course is divided into two modules: Module A is aimed at providing students with a well-constructed knowledge of the International Law’s outlines and an introduction to the main thematic parts of which it consists. Module B deals with the European Union Law, in particular the relationship between EU legal system and domestic law in the member States, especially the Italian legal system. At the end of the course students will know the objectives and development of the European integration process; the composition and role of the European Institutions; the law-making process and the features of the EU legal acts; the functioning of the judicial EU system.
Module A Contents:
Origins and nature of International law. The subjects: States and other entities. The individual in International Law. The sources. Custom. Peremptory Rules (jus cogens). Codification agreements. International Treaties. The Law of Treaties in the light of the Vienna Convention. Sources envisaged by agreements. International Organizations. Relationship between domestic law and international law. Adaptation of the domestic legal system to customary law and to treaties. Responsibility of States for Internationally Wrongful Acts. The settlement of international disputes
- GIOIA, Manuale breve - Diritto internazionale, IV edizione, Milano 2013, Parte prima, Capitoli: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VIII, XIV, XV (except paragraphs: 10, 11, 12 e 14), XVI, XVII, XVIII, XIX, XX, XXII (except paragraphs: 8, 9 e 10).