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Syllabus 2018-19 - 11812039 - Institutions and Territorial Organisation of Spain (Instituciones y organización territorial del estado)

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  • Level 1: Tutorial support sessions, materials and exams in this language
  • Level 2: Tutorial support sessions, materials, exams and seminars in this language
  • Level 3: Tutorial support sessions, materials, exams, seminars and regular lectures in this language
DEGREE: Doble grado en Derecho y Administración y dirección de empresas
FACULTY: FACULTY OF LAW AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

ACADEMIC YEAR: 2018-19
SYLLABUS
1. COURSE BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: Institutions and Territorial Organisation of Spain
CODE: 11812039 ACADEMIC YEAR: 2018-19
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 1
ECTS CREDITS: 7.5 YEAR: 2 SEMESTER: PC
 
2. LECTURER BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: LOZANO MIRALLES, JORGE
DEPARTMENT: U139 - DERECHO PÚBLICO
FIELD OF STUDY: 135 - DERECHO CONSTITUCIONAL
OFFICE NO.: D3 - 245 E-MAIL: jlozano@ujaen.es P: 953212231
WEBSITE: http://www10.ujaen.es/conocenos/departamentos/derpublico/lozano-miralles-jorge
LANGUAGE: - LEVEL: 1
 
3. CONTENT DESCRIPTION

CONSTITUTIONAL ORGANS   AND TERRITORIAL ORGANIZATION OF THE STATE

FORM OF GOVERNMENT

CHAPTER 1. THE HEAD OF STATE: THE KING

  • 1. Constitutional position
  • 2. Functions
  • 3. Countersigned ( refrendo)

  CHAPTER 2. THE SPANISH PARLIAMENT

  • 1. Composition of Parliament
  • 2. The Legal Status of Members of Parliament
  • 3. Functions
  • 4. Control over the Goverment

CHAPTER 3. THE GOVERNMENT OF THE NATION AND THE PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

  • 1. The Composition of the Government
  • 2. Functions
  • 3. Public Administration

  CHAPTER 4. JUDICIAL POWER

  • 1. Judicial Power in the Constitution
  • 2. Spanish Legal Organisation
  • 3. The Government of the Judges: The General Council of Judicial Power

CHAPTER 5. THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT

  • 1. Composition and Structure
  • 2. The Competences of the Constitutional Court

THE STATE AND ITS DIVISIONS

CHAPTER  6. THE FORM OF THE STATE: THE AUTONOMOUS STATE

CHAPTER 7. THE AUTONOMOUS COMMUNITIES

  1. The Formation of the Autonomous Communities
  2. Constitutional principles of territorial organization
  3. Statutes of Autonomy
  4. Local autonomy

CHAPTER 8.- STRUCTURE OF THE AUTONOMOUS COMMUNITIES

  1. Parliamen
  2. Executive
  3. Administration of justice
  4. Other Autonomous Institutions

CHAPTER 9.-  DISTRIBUTION OF COMPETENCES AND FINANCIAL RESOURCES OF THE AUTONOMOUS RESOURCES

  1. Distribution of Competences between the State and the Autonomous
  2. The Financing of Autonomous Communities

4. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY

The course is developed through theoretical and practical classes. Theoretical classes will be developed through systematic and synthetic exposures issues through
power points that will be available for students (in spanish).

If the student is not able to follow the course he/she has to study the program though the reccomended books; if he/she doesn't understand the student should use the tutorial sessions. Anyway the student should appoint with the teacher one per month to evalute his/her progress.

Students with special educational needs should contact the Student Attention Service (Servicio de Atención y Ayudas al Estudiante) in order to receive the appropriate academic support

5. ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGY

  1. Presentation and defense through Power point of a subject chosen by the student from the lessons of the
    program
  2. Write in half an hour about two topics of the program
  3. If the student is able to understand and speak Spanish regular attendance to class and participation/intervention in debates and conferences, seminars or in theoretical and practical classes will be very appreciated

Students with special educational needs should contact the Student Attention Service (Servicio de Atención y Ayudas al Estudiante) in order to receive the appropriate academic support

6. BOOKLIST
MAIN BOOKLIST:
  • The Constitution of Spain : a contextual analysis. Edition: -. Author: Ferreres Comella, Víctor. Publisher: Oxford : Hart, cop. 2013  (Library)
  • Constitutional law in Spain. Edition: -. Author: Ruiz Robledo, Agustín. Publisher: AH Alphen aan den Rijn : Wolters Kluwer, 2012  (Library)