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||Mihaela Bogdana Simion
||Mihaela Bogdana Simion
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• To familiarize students with the fundamental premises and design of the constitutional system and government of Romania.
• To understand the powers of the political authorities and the relations between them.
• To assimilate the human rights from a jurisprudential perspective.
• To equip students with the intellectual tools necessary to properly conceptualize and analyze constitutional issues.
Course Entry Requirements:
1. Introduction to the study of Constitutional Law;
2. Romanian citizenship. Definition, principles, ways of acquiring, loss of romanian citizenship;
3. Human rights. Definition, history of the concept, classification, principles;
4. Substantive rights: right to life, freedom from torture, right to liberty, freedom of movement, etc.;
5. Social and political rights: freedom of expression, freedom of association, right to peacefully assemble, right for access to courts and to a fair trial;
6. Economic, social and cultural rights: protection of propriety, right to work, right to education, right to medical care, right to culture, etc. ;
7. Political rights. The right to vote and to be elected in the public authorities;
8. The Ombudsman in Romania;
9. The Legislative Power. The Parliament of Romania: election, organization, functioning, legal immunity;
10. Legislative procedure. The delegation of the legislative power;
11. The Executive Power in Romania. The President of Romania: election, the Presidential Powers, impeachment and removal from office;
12. The Executive Power in Romania. The Government of Romania: investiture, structure, the Prime Minister, powers, motion of no confidence, juridical liability of the ministers;
13. The Judicial Power in Romania: the Courts, the Public Prosecutor's Office and the Superior Council of Magistrates;
14. Constitutional Court and constitutionality review in Romania.
Lecture, conversation, exemplification.
• Applying theories, principles and concepts in a context determined
• Preliminary analysis of the data, their interpretation, the carrying out of classifications and some conceptual delineations
Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:
Written paper – interpretative essay – 80%; continuous assessment – 20%.
Drept constitutional. Un drept al cetateanului, Universul Juridic
Drept constitutional. Un drept al statului, Universul Juridic
Instituţii politice, CH Beck
Drept constitutional, CH Beck
• Ioan Muraru, Elena Simina Tănăsescu, coordonatori, Constituţia României. Comentariu pe articole, C.H. Beck Publishing House, Bucureşti, 2008;