Second-level master's degree
The master’s program offers specialization in legal fields related to family law with particular attention to careers as attorneys, judges in both the ordinary and juvenile systems, and as notaries. The program’s objectives are to prepare:
- lawyers for careers regarding the rights of people and families in personal aspects (marriage, civil unions, common law families, filiation)
- judges for careers in personal or family jurisdiction (voluntary jurisdiction, adoption, juvenile justice, separations, divorces)
- notaries for careers dealing with problems linked to internationalization in family issues, new forms of families, evolution in asset management (trusts, family foundations, etc)
The course work will take into consideration several issues impacting family life, the definition of a family, and thus laws regarding families including demographic, socio-cultural, political-religious, ethnic, economic, technological and biological changes.
The teaching staff comes from wide variety of backgrounds, from academics to judges specialized in marriage, juvenile justice and inheritance; from lawyers and notaries to psychologists, bioethics experts, and social service providers, each bringing their to offer participants a complete panorama of the social and legal world surrounding the lives of families.
Director: Professor Michele Tamponi