LAW MAJOR

 

Course Code: LMG-01

Language: Italian

 

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The Master Degree’s Course in Law allows students to acquire a high-profile knowledge to be able to access legal professions and/or executive functions by Public Administrations or public and private enterprises. The related academic path aims at training professionals who are capable to seize and handle labor market’s opportunities within a transnational context both in the institutional dimension - by institutions, bodies and supranational and foreign organizations - and in the private dimension - by enterprises, bodies and multinational and foreign organizations.

 

The Course, along with preparing graduates for legal professions as well as for the judiciary, trains for high-responsibility functions in the social, socio-economic and political spheres.

 

Curricula are enhanced with a wide range of profession-oriented modules, seminars, laboratories and internships aimed at facilitating students’ integration into the labor market. The availability of specific curricula is precisely focused on the training of highly-specialized professionals who can fulfill their ambitions in the new economy sectors and in line with labor market’s evolving dynamics. In this line, a set of laboratories represents one of the distinctive features of an innovative teaching method that invests in the development of practical skills.

 

Students may opt for the most attractive academic path amongst the following 5 highly-specific curricula:

 

INTERNATIONAL AND COMPARATIVE
CRIMINAL, CRIMINOLOGICAL AND INVESTIGATIVE SCIENCES
SPORT LAW
TECHNOLOGY, ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND THE NEW FRONTIERS OF LAW DISCIPLINES
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, LAW OF ARMED CONFLICT, USE OF FORCE AND PEACEKEEPING

 


 

Curriculum in International and comparative

 

Course Code: LMG - 01
Dean: Prof. Antonio Catricalà
Coordinator: Maria Elena Castaldo

 

The Course focuses in primis on the in-depth study of sources of state and extra-state law and related hierarchy-based categorization, by resorting to the most relevant applications of comparative methodology. It aims at training legal experts striving to serve in international contexts: from international organizations to legal offices; from consultancy firms to non-governmental organizations.

Professional opportunities

In the private sector, in the capacity of notaries and lawyers, graduates can carry out consultancy and research activities by tribunals and technological-scientifical hubs, can work as employees or consultants by enterprises who intensively utilize technologies or biotechnologies, by software houses with a strong high-tech and innovative component, in the context of knowledge- and information- generation activities by private and third sector enterprises.

 

At the level of public administrations, graduates can find their niche of specialization in the e-government or e-democracy development sectors and in the field of digitalization of local health services, by public bodies’ legislative offices for the modelling and automatization of digital legal documents, by courts and their clerks, by the Ministry of Justice and its entities, in the army or in the police service with forensic informatics-related duties, either in the capacity of external consultants or in the frame of the military career.

Teaching methodology

The adopted lecturing methodology draws inspiration from the teaching staff’s consolidated experience, rewardingly combining a traditional lecturing approach with a strong practical orientation by the means of project works and simulations, carried out also with the participation of experts with an international reputation.

 

The teaching methodology, jointly with lab activities, is grounded on students’ active involvement as well as on a unique and stimulating cooperative learning experience, so that students are in close daily contact with their lecturers. Course rooms, meant to host a maximum number of 25 students, enable a direct relationship and interaction with teachers. It is also worth mentioning those training activities conducted by the related laboratories that focus on crucial areas and aim at further developing the acquired theoretical knowledge.


 

Curriculum in Criminal, Criminological and Investigative Sciences

 

Course Code: LMG - 01
Dean: Prof. Antonio Catricalà
Coordinator: Maria Elena Castaldo

 

The Course in Criminal, Criminological and Investigative Sciences aims at combining a sound basic knowledge in traditional criminal sciences with the study of subjects of growing interest for contemporary legal experts - pertaining to investigations and technical/scientific evidence - as well as with extra-judicial matters, such as forensic genetics and medical examination, along with criminal disciplines applied to investigation activities, criminology and psychology applied to decision-making processes, not to leave aside the relevant components of security and cyber security. Gaining such specific competences in the new fields of knowledge emerges as an unavoidable requirement for those who intend to perform executive duties by Public administrations or private enterprises as well as for those who strive to become judges, lawyers and notaries. Reciprocal influences between traditional knowledge and new branches, also by the means of lab activities, definitely go to the benefit of highly-specialized professionals who can easily seize all contemporary labor market’s opportunities.

Professional opportunities

Graduates with a specialization in Criminal, Criminological and Investigative Sciences can work as entrepreneurs, consultants, professionals and managers both in the private sector and in the public administration, wherever the need arises to analyze aspects related to legal protection in the context of criminal lawsuits.

 

Employment opportunities

In the private sector, in the capacity of notaries and lawyers, graduates can carry out consultancy and research activities by tribunals and technological-scientifical hubs, can work as employees or consultants by enterprises who intensively resort to technologies or biotechnologies, by software houses with a strong high-tech and innovative component, in the context of knowledge- and information- generation activities by private and third sector enterprises.

Teaching methodology

The adopted lecturing methodology draws inspiration from the teaching staff’s consolidated experience, rewardingly combining a traditional lecturing approach with a well-shaped practical orientation by the means of project works and simulations, carried out also with the participation of experts with an international reputation.

 

The teaching methodology, jointly with lab activities, is grounded on students’ active involvement as well as on a unique and stimulating cooperative learning experience, so that students are in close daily contact with their lecturers. Course rooms, meant to host a maximum number of 25 students, enable a direct relationship and interaction with teachers. It is also worth mentioning those training activities conducted by the related laboratories that focus on crucial areas and aim at further developing the acquired theoretical knowledge.


 

Curriculum in Sport Law

 

Course Code: LMG - 01
Dean: Prof. Antonio Catricalà
Coordinator: Maria Elena Castaldo

 

The Course provides a sport-oriented legal knowledge as, over the last decades, the sport phenomenon has been acquiring an increasingly-growing relevance in the economic and social fields. The Course aims at training professionals who can approach the sport environment with appropriate expertise from a legal point of view, to be able to handle sport-related contracts, the rights and obligations of sport bodies, intellectual property rights, organization of sport happenings and related participation.

 

Students enjoy the opportunity to attend undoubtedly-innovative lessons, peculiar in their approaches and unique in their contents, stemming from the real requirements of the sport dimension that requires more and more specific competences, along with a great passion.

Amongst the envisaged topics, special attention will be paid to sport justice and sport labor law, in compliance with the international legal framework and the new legal arrangements applicable to contracts and financial statements. High-profile happenings will be assessed as for the candidacy process, their organization and related participation, starting with the most engaging ones, i.e. the Olympic Games.

 

The constantly-growing economic impact of the sport phenomenon on the national Gross Domestic Product (GDP) demands an in-depth study into the marketing sector and the regulations on commercial contracts, including in the fields of media engagement and athletes’ management. Recent developments as well as the appointment of a permanent observer on sport activities at UN level make such a sport diplomacy-focused Course extremely actual and attractive.

Professional opportunities

Graduates with a specialization in Sport Law can work as entrepreneurs, consultants, professionals and managers in the private sector, wherever the need arises to assess sport-related legal aspects, as well as by the Public administration for the fulfillment of legal and administrative requirements, legal analysis, preliminary legal activities vis-à-vis sport-focused lawsuits; for the legal initiation, coordination and implementation of sport-related initiatives; for the handling of international relationships with bodies and institutions in charge of the sport dimension - with special regard to the European Union, the Council of Europe, the UNESCO, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) - and other organizations and entities active in the sport sector.

 

Employment opportunities

In the private field, graduates in Sport Law can carry out consultancy and research activities by courts as well as at the level of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) or can work as employees or consultants by those enterprises that intensively interact with the sport environment in the context of their specific economic activities. Out of example, graduates could offer legal consultancy and assistance to sport organizations and their judicial bodies as well as provide defense and assistance to Sport Federations’ members and associates in front of sport judicial bodies.

 

As for public administrations, they can serve public bodies’ offices, including in the legislative sphere, for the development and safeguard of the sport phenomenon by Sport Office’s premises.

 

The adopted lecturing methodology draws inspiration from the consolidated experience of the teaching staff, specialized in sport justice at federal and corporate level, rewardingly combining a traditional lecturing approach with a sharp practical orientation by the means of project works, business games and business simulations, carried out with the participation of experts with a national and international reputation.

Teaching methodology

The teaching methodology, jointly with lab activities, is grounded on students’ active involvement as well as on a unique and stimulating cooperative learning experience, so that students are in close daily contact with their lecturers. Course rooms, meant to host a maximum number of 25 students, enable a direct relationship and interaction with teachers. It is also worth mentioning those training activities conducted by the related laboratories that focus on crucial areas pertaining to the sport phenomenon and aim at further developing the acquired theoretical knowledge.


 

Curriculum in Technology, Artificial intelligence and the New frontiers of law disciplines

 

Course Code: LMG - 01
Dean: Prof. Antonio Catricalà
Coordinator: Maria Elena Castaldo

The Course aims at combining a sound knowledge in traditional legal sciences with the study of subjects of growing interest for contemporary legal experts: from legislation on privacy protection to communication history, not leaving aside the branches of cybersecurity and e-commerce regulation.

 

The Course intends to train highly-specialized professionals who can face legal challenges triggered by the new technologies: Artificial Intelligence that could be increasingly resorted to as forensic tool and subject of analysis to verify data-elaboration processes; Robotics, regarding which a recent European Parliament’s Resolution (February 2017) has pointed out the need to elaborate the appropriate legal framework regulating robots’ tasks and responsibilities; Crypto-currencies, namely alternative “monetary systems” to the official ones, whose distinctive features are privacy for users and their potential to play different “roles” in the context of economic transactions as well as of investigation and criminal procedures; the Internet of Things, related to new technologies’ increasing capacity to penetrate into concrete dimensions and locations, arousing new matters pertaining to digital investigation, security and privacy; the collection and management of Big Data, i.e. digital data acquired by the means of a wide range of devices, whose complex challenge stands in their compliance with anti-trust legislation, privacy, intellectual property, data ownership as well as with the policies on access to data and free data circulation.

 

Gaining such specific competences in the new fields of knowledge emerges as an unavoidable requirement for those who intend to perform executive duties by Public administrations or private enterprises as well as for those who strive to become judges, lawyers and notaries. Reciprocal influences between traditional knowledge and new branches, also by the means of lab activities, definitely go to the benefit of highly-specialized professionals who can easily seize all contemporary labor market’s opportunities.

Professional opportunities

Graduates with a specialization in Technology, Artificial intelligence and the New frontiers of law disciplines can work as entrepreneurs, consultants, professionals and managers both in the private sector and in the public administration, wherever the need arises to analyze legal aspects pertaining to innovation and introduction of new technologies . Such a professional profile, in cooperation with those in charge of the information systems, is able to devise operational plan for ensuring computer applications’ compliance with Italian, European and international standards; to draft contracts on those applications and prepare licenses for the safeguard of innovative products; to launch and handle automation projects; to fulfill all legal requirements linked to the information systems-management in terms of security and personal data protection; to assess computer crimes by dealing, specifically, with the identification of core elements that need to be conveyed to competent bodies.

 

Employment opportunities

In the private sector, graduates can carry out consultancy and research activities by tribunals and technological-scientifical hubs, can work as employees or consultants by enterprises who intensively utilize technologies or biotechnologies, by software houses with a strong high-tech and innovative component, in the context of knowledge- and information- generation activities by private and third sector enterprises.
At the level of public administrations, graduates can find their niche of specialization in the e-government or e-democracy development sectors and in the field of digitalization of local health services, by public bodies’ legislative offices for the modelling and automatization of digital legal documents, by courts and their clerks, by the Ministry of Justice and its entities, in the army or in the police service with forensic informatics-related duties, either in the capacity of external consultants or in the frame of the military career.

Teaching methodology

The adopted lecturing methodology draws inspiration from the teaching staff’s consolidated experience, rewardingly combining a traditional lecturing approach with a sharp practical orientation by the means of project works and simulations, carried out also with the participation of experts with an international reputation.

 

The teaching methodology, jointly with lab activities, is grounded on students’ active involvement as well as on a unique and stimulating cooperative learning experience, so that students are in close daily contact with their lecturers. Course rooms, meant to host a maximum number of 25 students, enable a direct relationship and interaction with teachers. It is also worth mentioning those training activities conducted by the related laboratories that focus on crucial areas and aim at further developing the acquired theoretical knowledge.


 

Curriculum in International relations, Law of armed conflict, Use of force and peacekeeping

 

Course Code: LMG - 01
Dean: Prof. Antonio Catricalà
Coordinator: Maria Elena Castaldo

 

Vis-à-vis globally-complex scenarios, legal experts require a new and refined sensitivity, along with the capacity to grasp and analyse the key challenges of an interdependent world, from migration flows-management to human rights-protection, up to national and international security.

 

The Course is meant to provide students with an integrated and interdisciplinary overview of those factors that impact the world order as well as of the subjects and tools - in primis agreement-based - to exert control over those factors. The Course aims at training jurists who are able to combine a sound core knowledge with new competences and expertise, not confined to the legal sciences dimension (from international criminal law to comparative public law) but involving also the fields of diplomacy (legal and sport-related), of negotiation strategies, of geopolitics, of strategic analysis.

Professional opportunities

Graduates of the kind are enabled to access a range of professional opportunities. They may opt for professional training and subsequent State Examination to be entitled to practice legal professions; take part in public competitive examinations for the Bench, to become notaries, to access the Public Administration, to serve by the European Union; to embark on the diplomatic career; to work by legal offices of private enterprises or governmental and non-governmental organizations (both national and international) active in the fields of development cooperation, peace-engagement and international solidarity.

 

Furthermore, those graduates who intend to refine their studies further may carry on with the academic path, by engaging in a doctor’s degree.

 

  • Lawyer;
  • Notary;
  • Magistrate;
  • Employee with high-responsibility functions by public administrations, private enterprises, international governmental and non-governmental organizations.

Teaching methodology

A traditional teaching approach, as core methodology to convey the appropriate knowledge as well as to stimulate the in-depth study of specific subjects, is combined with mock trials, legal games and lab activities, offering a learning experience grounded on constant interaction chances with lecturers and classmates. Course rooms, meant to host a maximum number of 25 students, enable a direct interaction with teachers, including on the occasion of traditional lectures.
 

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