Library trial access to ‘Sole 24 Ore’ and ‘Banca Dati 24’

The Library hosts a trial of Banca Dati 24 – including the ePaper version of the Italian daily Il Sole 24 Ore – until 14 July 2015. Access the daily and weekend editions at the lower right of the homepage at ‘Quotidiano digitale di oggi’. Click on the image for the digital edition. The platform also includes modules on Italian law, taxes and public administration including dossiers; Codici, Contratti, Famiglia, Lex24, Mediazione, Banche Dati Online and other topics. Access the trial via this Library link. Feedback is very welcome.

Italy condemned twice in one week by the European Court of Human Rights

In Cestaro v Italy ( 7 April 2015) the European Court of Human Rights held that the ill-treatment sustained by the applicant when the police stormed the Diaz-Pertini school amounted to “torture” within the meaning of Article 3 of the Convention.  This refers to the events which occurred at the end of the G8 summit in Genoa in […]

New official journal of the Italian Economic Association to be launched by Springer

Springer Science+Business Media has announed the launch of the new Italian Economic Journal for 2015. The IEJ becomes the official journal of the Società Italiana degli Economisti, superceding the Rivista Italiana degli Economisti and the Giornale degli Economisti. The journal invites submissions in all areas of “political economy and economic policy, providing a scholarly, international forum for all methodological approaches and schools of thought… in particular encouraging high-quality research about the Italian and the European economy.” The first issue will be published in March. Full details, and preliminary articles, are on the Springer site.

Italian Constitutional Court strikes down electoral law

The Italian Constitutional Court published on Monday 13 January 2014 the  motivations of  its ruling communicated 38 days before that the Italian electoral law of 2005 is unconstitutional. The Court clarifies in this 26 page long decision that the effects of this ruling are only valid for the future in response to many speculations made […]

IUSEXPLORER: new search interface for Giuffrè legal databases

IUSExplorer is the new search engine of the Giuffrè legal databases giving integrated access to Italian legislation, case law, codes, regional laws, legal doctrine and the 42 legal journals the EUI Library subscribes to. The two former databases De Jure and Biblioteca Riviste have been merged into this single user-friendly platform which allows for a […]