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Of direct effect, primacy and constitutional identities: Rome and Luxembourg enmeshed in the Taricco case

Introduced by Antonello Tancredi

  In the preliminary ruling rendered by the Grand Chamber in the Taricco case (case C-105/14) on 8 September 2015, the European Court of Justice stated inter alia that if a national rule concerning limitation periods for criminal offences prevents the imposition of effective and dissuasive penalties in a significant number of cases...
  Davide Paris on Mar 31, 2017

Carrot and Stick. The Italian Constitutional Court’s Preliminary Reference in the Case Taricco

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  Giacomo Rugge on Mar 31, 2017

The Italian Constitutional Court on Taricco: Unleashing the normative potential of ‘national identity’?

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The Obligation to Investigate Violations of the Right to Life Reloaded: How Far Does it Go in Times of Armed Conflict?

Introduced by Gabriella Citroni*

  The right to life has been referred to as ‘the supreme right’[1] and ‘the most important of all human rights’.[2] It has further been observed that it is ‘basic to all human rights’,[3] given that its enjoyment is ‘essential for the exercise of all...
  Luca Gervasoni on Feb 28, 2017

A contextual-functional approach to investigations into right to life violations in armed conflict

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  Gloria Gaggioli on Feb 28, 2017

A legal approach to investigations of arbitrary deprivations of life in armed conflicts: The need for a dynamic understanding of the interplay between IHL and HRL

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The 13 November 2015 attacks and their aftermath: multilevel responses to terrorism

Introduced by Antonello Tancredi and Paolo Palchetti

  The terrorist attacks that took place on November 13, 2015 in Paris rapidly triggered a multilevel reaction. Internationally, France, as well as other Western Countries have been ready to invoke the right of self-defence as provided for in Article 51 of the UN Charter to justify air strikes against...
  Jean-Christophe Martin on Jan 29, 2016

Les frappes de la France contre l’EIIL en Syrie, à la lumière de la résolution 2249 (2015) du Conseil de sécurité

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  Peter Hilpold on Jan 29, 2016

The evolving right of counter-terrorism: An analysis of SC resolution 2249 (2015) in view of some basic contributions in International Law literature

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The Prevent Strategy: The human rights implications of the United Kingdom’s counter-radicalisation policy

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  QIL-QDI on Jul 21, 2016

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  QIL-QDI on Jul 21, 2016

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  QIL-QDI on Jul 21, 2016

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