CRIMINOLOGY

Francesco SCHIAFFO CRIMINOLOGY

0160100003
DIPARTIMENTO DI SCIENZE GIURIDICHE (SCUOLA DI GIURISPRUDENZA)
EQF7
LAW
2020/2021

YEAR OF DIDACTIC SYSTEM 2012
SECONDO SEMESTRE
CFUHOURSACTIVITY
872LESSONS
Objectives
1.1. GIVE TO THE STUDENTS THE MEANS FOR:
- A CRITICAL EVALUATION OF THE CRIMINAL LAW SYSTEM BASED ON THE CONSTITUTIONAL PRINCIPLES OF CRIMINAL LAW;
- A LAW UNDERSTANDING ON THE BASE OF THESE CONSTITUTIONAL PRINCIPLES;
- AN EVALUATION OF THE EFFECTS OF THE CRIMINAL LAW APPLICATION FOR THE INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS OF A COMMUNITY WHO ARE CONDEMNED AND FOR THE WHOLE SOCIETY.

1.2. SHOW THE STUDENTS THE WAY FOR AN ADEQUATE EDUCATION AS CRIMINOLOGIST AND WHAT KIND OF PROFESSIONAL CHANCES IT GIVES.

2. KNOWLEDGE AND COMPREHENSION ABILITY
ADEQUATE COMPREHENSION AND KNOWLEDGE OF THE EFFECTS THAT THE CRIMINAL LAW APPLICATION HAS FOR THE ONES WHO ARE CONDEMNED AND FOR THE WHOLE SOCIETY.

3. LAW UNDERSTANDING.
LAW UNDERSTANDING BASED ON THE AIMS AND OBJECTIVES GIVEN BY CONSTITUTIONAL PRINCIPLES OF CRIMINAL LAW;

Prerequisites
1.1. GIVE TO THE STUDENTS THE MEANS FOR:
- A CRITICAL EVALUATION OF THE CRIMINAL LAW SYSTEM BASED ON THE CONSTITUTIONAL PRINCIPLES OF CRIMINAL LAW;
- A LAW UNDERSTANDING ON THE BASE OF THESE CONSTITUTIONAL PRINCIPLES;
- AN EVALUATION OF THE EFFECTS OF THE CRIMINAL LAW APPLICATION FOR THE INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS OF A COMMUNITY WHO ARE CONDEMNED AND FOR THE WHOLE SOCIETY.

1.2. SHOW THE STUDENTS THE WAY FOR AN ADEQUATE EDUCATION AS CRIMINOLOGIST AND WHAT KIND OF PROFESSIONAL CHANCES IT GIVES.

2. KNOWLEDGE AND COMPREHENSION ABILITY
ADEQUATE COMPREHENSION AND KNOWLEDGE OF THE EFFECTS THAT THE CRIMINAL LAW APPLICATION HAS FOR THE ONES WHO ARE CONDEMNED AND FOR THE WHOLE SOCIETY.

3. LAW UNDERSTANDING.
LAW UNDERSTANDING BASED ON THE AIMS AND OBJECTIVES GIVEN BY CONSTITUTIONAL PRINCIPLES OF CRIMINAL LAW;
Contents
SOCIAL PERCEPTION OF CRIMINALITY. - HISTORICAL EVOLUTION OF CRIMINOLOGICAL THOUGHT. - METHODS AND MEANS OF CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS AND CRIMINOLOGY. - CLINICAL APPROACH TO CRIMINOLOGY: ORIGINS AND ACTUALITY. - NEUROSCIENCE AND CRIMINAL LIABILITY: JUDICIAL SENTENCING. - SECURITY MEASURES: CRIMINAL LIABILITY AND PSICHIATRIC HOSPITAL. - CRIME PREVENTION: LEGISLATIVE EXITS/CHANGES. - CRIMINOLOGY AND CRIMINAL LAW IN THE WELFARE STATE. - CRIMINOLOGY AND DUE PROCESS: THE LIMITS AT THE CRIMINOLOGICAL APPRAISAL, JUVENILE CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND THE LAW ENFORCEMENT. - CRIMINOLOGY AND LAW UNDERSTANDING THE "BERLINER PROGRAMM" OF CLAUS ROXIN. - LABELLING APPROACH AND SECONDARY DEVIANCE: PSICOLOGY AND CRIMINALITY - THE OTHER CRITICAL (APPROACH TO) CRIMINOLOGY: APPARENT AND LATENT FUNCTION OF THE CRIMINAL SYSTEM.
Teaching Methods
1. TEACHING PLANNING.
THE CRIMINOLOGY COURSE INCLUDES 72 HOURS OF LECTURES, SEMINARS AND MEETINGS WITH EXPERTS IN DIFFERENT FIELDS

2. TEACHING MEANS AND METHODOLOGY.
LECTURES WILL BE HELD ALSO BY USING SLIDES (FILE.PPT), FILMS AND VIDEOS.

3.TEACHING LANGUAGE
ITALIAN. STUDENTS WITH A SUFFICIENT KNOWLEDGE OF ITALIAN LANGUAGE WILL BE ADMITTED TO LECTURES; IF THEY DON’T UNDERSTAND ALL THE CONTENTS THEIR QUESTIONS COULD BE ANSWERED IN ENGLISH, GERMAN OR SPANISH.

4. TEACHING LANGUAGE
ITALIAN. STUDENTS WITH A SUFFICIENT KNOWLEDGE OF ITALIAN LANGUAGE WILL BE ADMITTED TO LECTURES; IF THEY DON’T UNDERSTAND ALL THE CONTENTS THEIR QUESTIONS COULD BE ANSWERED IN ENGLISH, GERMAN OR SPANISH.
Verification of learning
AT THE END OF THE COURSE ALL THE STUDENTS WILL HAVE A SPOKEN EXAMINATION ON:
CRITICAL EVALUATION OF THE CRIMINAL LAW SYSTEM BASED ON THE CRIMINOLOGIST POINT OF WIEW OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL PRINCIPLES OF CRIMINAL LAW;
ABILITY TO REPRESENT WITH ADEGUATE AND CORRECT LANGUAGE ALL THE SOCIAL AND INDIVIDUAL (FOR THE OFFENDERS AND THE VICTIMS) EFFECTS CAUSED BY THE CRIMINAL CONTROL SYSTEM AND BY CRIMINALITY. ABILITY TO GIVE AN EASILY COMPREHENSIBLE REPRESENTATION OF ALL THESE SUBJECTS;
LEARNING HOW TO DO A DEEP AND COMPLETE ANALYSIS ABOUT THE EFFECTS AND EFFECTIVENESS OF THE CRIMINAL CONTROL SYSTEM AND CRIMINALITY. KNOWLEDGE OF THE PROFESSIONAL CHANCES AND THE IMPORTANCE OF AN ADEQUATE EDUCATION AS CRIMINOLOGIST.
THE STUDENTS WHO ATTENDED THE COURSE COULD HAVE INFORMAL TESTS OR QUESTIONS DURING THE LECTURES, THE SEMINARS AND THE MEETINGS WITH EXPERTS.
Texts
THE FOLLOWING BOOKS ARE RECOMMENDED TO STUDY/PREPARE THE EXAMINATION (ABOUT CRIMINOLOGY):

BOOK NO.1: PONTI – MERZAGORA BETSOS, COMPENDIO DI CRIMINOLOGIA, V EDIZIONE, RAFFAELLO CORTINA EDITORE, MILANO 2008, P.1-227

BOOK NO.2: MOCCIA, IL DIRITTO PENALE TRA ESSERE E VALORE, ESI, NAPOLI 1992,P.17-38 + P.77-88 + P.96-97 + P.101-116.

IT IS ALSO POSSIBLE TO CHOOSE OTHER BOOKS APPROVED BY THE TEACHER
More Information
THE STUDENTS OF THE COURSE WILL RECEIVE SOME ADDICTIONAL TEACHING MATERIALS INSTEAD OF SOME PARTS OR CHAPTERS OF THE RECOMMENDED BOOKS.

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