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Book Review: Matteo De Nes on Nicola Lupo & Giovanni Piccirilli’s “The Italian Parliament in the European Union”

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review Series, Matteo De Nes reviews The Italian Parliament in the European Union (Oxford: Hart 2017) edited by Nicola Lupo & Giovanni Piccirilli.] –Matteo De Nes, Post-doc Fellow in Constitutional Law, University of Padua, Italy Nicola Lupo and Giovanni Piccirilli’s edited book addresses a very hot topic in the recent

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Published on February 27, 2018
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Europeanizing the Eurozone

—Tomas Dumbrovsky, J.S.D. Candidate at the Yale Law School and Assistant Professor at Charles University in Prague. The way the Greek debt crisis was handled in the last weeks has been a public relations nightmare. The more or less rational debate about different economic and political views has succumbed to the irrationality of harmed feelings, humiliation,

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Published on July 31, 2015
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Judging the Bankers (or Not): The Rise of the ECB and the Transformation of EU Constitutionalism

—Nicole Scicluna, Department of Political Science and International Studies (POLSIS), University of Birmingham The European Central Bank (ECB) embodies the politicised technocracy that characterises EU governance. It was pushed to centre stage by the euro crisis and by national governments’ unwillingness or inability to come up with timely and credible solutions. Despite protestations by former chief, Jean-Claude

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Published on February 13, 2015
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Article Review: Dolores Utrilla on Giulio Napolitano’s “Conflicts and Strategies in Administrative Law”

[Editor’s Note: In this special installment of I•CONnect’s Article Review Series, Dolores Utrilla and Guy Seidman offer separate reviews of Giulio Napolitano‘s article on Conflicts and Strategies in Administrative Law, which appears in the current issue of I•CON. The full article is available for free here.] Review by Dolores Utrilla: Conflictual Administrative Law and the European Perspective –Dolores Utrilla Fernández-Bermejo, Assistant of

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Published on August 23, 2014
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An End to European Multilateralism: A Comment on the German Bundesverfassungsgericht’s OMT Decision

—Dr. Oliver Gerstenberg, University of Leeds When it comes to adjudicating the European sovereign debt crisis, the German Bundesverfassungsgericht (BVG) emerges as a sharply divided court. Back in August 2012, Mario Draghi pledged to do “whatever it takes” to prevent a single currency break-up. His words were followed by the Outright Monetary Transactions Programme (OMT),

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Published on February 19, 2014
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The “Rumble in Karlsruhe”: The German Federal Constitutional Court’s Historic OMT Case

—Russell A. Miller, Professor of Law, Washington & Lee University School of Law A few years ago I was at a transatlantic policy event in Washington, DC.  It was the height of the Eurozone’s sovereign debt and banking crisis and there was palpable fear that that the Euro would crumble.  If the ten year old

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Published on February 11, 2014
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