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Published: 17 December 2015

328 Pages


ISBN: 9780190214555

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Italian Constitutional Justice in Global Context

Vittoria Barsotti, Paolo G. Carozza, Marta Cartabia, and Andrea Simoncini

  • First book ever published in English to provide an international examination of the Italian Constitutional Court (ItCC), its principal lines of jurisprudence, historical origins, organization, procedures, and its current engagement with transnational European law
  • Aims to elevate Italian constitutional jurisprudence to an active participant role in global constitutional discourse, and describes the "Italian Style" in global constitutional adjudication
  • Carefully structured to present broad syntheses of major areas of the Court's case law
  • Provides excerpts from notable decisions in a narrative and analytical context
  • Addresses the tension between the ItCC and the Court of Cassation
  • Positions the development, character, and importance of the ItCC's jurisprudence in the larger arc of global judicial dialog

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