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Syllabus 2019-20 - 73512002 - Constitutional Law (Derecho constitucional)

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DEGREE: Máster en Abogacia
FACULTY: FACULTY OF LAW AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

ACADEMIC YEAR: 2019-20
SYLLABUS
1. COURSE BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: Constitutional Law
CODE: 73512002 ACADEMIC YEAR: 2019-20
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 2
ECTS CREDITS: 4.5 YEAR: 1 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: 2
 
3. CONTENT DESCRIPTION

1.- Jurisdictional protection of fundamental rights in Spain. The mechanisms of reaction before the violation of a Fundamental Right. The organization of the Constitutional Court.

2.- The protection of fundamental rights by the European Court of Human Rights.

3.-Fundamental rights and criminal process.

4.- The allegation in the course of the process for violation of constitutional precepts related to fundamental rights for the purposes of the remedy of amparo: examination of a practical case.

5.- Practical and constitutional aspects of the formation of the Jury.

4. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY

The main contributions of the ordinary and constitutional Spanish jurisprudence on the protection of fundamental rights, as well as on effective judicial protection, in the civil, criminal, administrative or labor fields, including the Jury, will be analyzed through expository classes and references to practical cases.

It will also proceed to examine, through an essentially casuistic methodology, the most significant resolutions of the ECHR on the right to effective judicial protection and other fundamental rights.

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:
  • Rights and freedoms in the Spanish Constitution. Edition: -. Author: Aguilera Vaqués, Mar. Publisher: Valencia : Tirant lo Blanch , 2015  (Library)
  • The Spanish Constitutional System. Edition: -. Author: GAMBINO, Silvio LOZANO MIRALLES, Jorge PUZZO, Fernando RUIZ RUIZ, Juan José. Publisher: Ed. Eleven
  • Il sistema costituzionale spagnolo. Edition: -. Author: GAMBINO, Silvio LOZANO MIRALLES, Jorge PUZZO, Fernando RUIZ RUIZ, Juan José. Publisher: CEDAM