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as of 7/2/2022

FOUNDATIONS OF PUBLIC COMPARATIVE LAW
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Italy - University of Bologna - 'Univ. of Bologna'
UC Course SubjectLegal Studies
Number & Suffix: 182
Full UC Title: FOUNDATIONS OF PUBLIC COMPARATIVE LAW 
Transcript Title: PUBLC COMPARTVE LAW 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This is a graduate level course that is part of the Laurea Magistrale program. The course is intended for advanced level students only. Admission is by consent of the instructor. Students who complete a more in depth research paper than required in the course are awarded one extra unit for the course. Maximum number of units for the course is 6. The course focuses on the basic aspects of contemporary constitutionalism in Western democracies, countries in transition to democracy and beyond. Emphasis is placed on comparative constitutional law because it allows for a deeper understanding of legal systems and legal cultures. Special attention is placed on an analysis of the foundations of individual legal systems and the strengths and limits of constitutional law in regulating social and political processes. Course contents: what is a constitution; why comparative constitutional law; constitutional models; judicial enforcement of the constitution and models of constitutional adjudication; horizontal separation of powers: Presidentialism and Parliamentarism; federalism vertical separation of powers; protecting fundamental rights: equality, minority and group rights; freedom of expression; freedom of religion and belief. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: FOUNDATIONS OF PUBLIC COMPARATIVE LAW (LM) 
Partner University Department: Legal studies 
Partner University Course Number: 91364