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Chain Reaction: Constitutional Change Through Election Law Reform in Italy–Likely Scenarios After the Recent Reform of the Parliament Election Law

—Erik Longo (University of Macerata) and Andrea Pin (University of Padua)[1] While many people’s eyes were on UK general elections, another European country was setting out for a decisive constitutional shift. In the past, Italians repeatedly tried to amend their bicameral structure, which is composed of the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate, but they never succeeded. Now

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Published on June 9, 2015
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Video Interview: Developments in Italian Constitutional Law Featuring Cristina Fasone

–Richard Albert, Boston College Law School In this latest installment of our video interview series at I-CONnect, I interview Cristina Fasone on developments in Italian constitutional law. In the interview, we discuss the recent electoral reforms in Italy, the Constitutional Court’s case law on domestic matters and in connection with European Union and international law, current debates

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Published on June 2, 2015
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The Italian Senate Under Reform: From Disguised Unicameralism to a True Regional Second Chamber?

—Antonia Baraggia, University of Milan After the recent attempts to reform the Irish and the Canadian Senates, the Italian second chamber is also undergoing a process of profound transformation. The issue of reforming the Italian second chamber is not a recent development. The Italian Senate has been the subject of debate since the Constitutional Assembly

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Published on July 16, 2014
Author:          Filed under: Analysis