Bring a compilation of laws and policies to class.
Consult the recommended bibliography.
Monitor current political and legal events regarding the subjects (constitutional court rulings on fundamental rights, financing autonomous regions, territorial organization-new regional division law, etc.). To carry out the activities the library is available as well as the database in Aranzadi Hall.
The course as part of the academic plan (max. 4000 characters)
The Constitution is the fundamental rule of law; it is the law of laws. All national and regional rules must conform to the constitution. Therefore, this transversality covers the other subjects taught in the curriculum. Especially in matters of fundamental rights (which was studied this semester).
Jesus Luño Garcia
University of Lleida strategic competences
1.The foundation of rights: the principal of dignity of the person. The subjects of rights. The procedures of Title I of the Constitution and the classification of rights. Constitutional duties.
2.The principle of equality of article 14 of the constitution. Equality in law and equality in enforcing the law. The notion of material equality.
3.The rights of liberty. The right to life. The rights of liberty and personal safety. The right to personal and family privacy. The inviolability of the home and secrecy of communication. Religious freedom.
4.The right to effective judicial protection. The main features of the protection.
5.Free speech and the right to information. The right to associate. The right to assemble. The right to participate in public affairs.
6.Social rights. The guiding principles of social and economic policy.The right to private property.
7.The guarantees of rights. Guarantees regarding private and public authorities. The reserve of law and respect for the essential content of rights. The ombudsman. The attorney general's office.
8.The guarantees of rights. The jurisdictional guarantees: the preferential and sumarial procedure, appeal and international jurisdiction.
9.The suspension of rights and freedoms. Suspension in relation to exceptional states under Article 116 of the constitution. Individual suspension.
10.Elements of a modern state. Unity and diversity. General diversity and territorial diversity.
11.The structure of the politically decentralized state. The autonomous state; the principles of unity, autonomy and solidarity. The configuration of the autonomous state.
12.The ways to access autonomy. TheStatute of Autonomy as a basic institutional law.Thenature of the Statute of Autonomy and its position in the system ofsources.
13.The institutions of the autonomous communities and their relationships. The presidency, legislature and government of the autonomousc ommunities. Other bodies.
14.Thesystem of distribution of powers. The principle device. Legislativeand executive powers. The extra-statutory modification of the powers.
15.Thefinancing of the autonomous communities. The overall system andsystem performances.Thecomposition of the autonomous regions’ resources. The InterregionalCooperation Fund.
16.The participation of the autonomous communities in the formation of the will of the state, particularly the Senate as a chamber of territorial representation.The cooperative relationship between country and regions.The cooperative relationship between autonomous communities; agreements and cooperation agreements.
17.The cooperative relationship between country and regions.Conflicts of competition, classes. The appeal by the government of resolutions from the autonomous communities. Compulsory execution.
18.Theexternal actions of the autonomous communities. Exterior action and European action. The forms of exterior action. Particularly the exterior action of the Generalitat de Catalunya.
19.The Generalitat de Catalunya. The Statute of Autonomy of Catalonia. Theposition of basic institutional regulation. The procedures for reform of the statute.
-Àlvarez Conde, E. Curso de Derecho Constitucional. Editorial Tecnos. Madrid 2008. 2 vol.
-López Guerra, Luis and others. Derecho Constitucional. Editorial Tirant lo Blanch Derecho. València. 2004. 2 vol.