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War Crimes, Constitution, International Law: …Quid Juris? The Opinion of the Italian Constitutional Court

—Francesco Duranti, Università per Stranieri di Perugia (Italy) With Judgment no. 238/2014 delivered on 22 October 2014, the Italian Constitutional Court (CC) “dialogues” with the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on the international custom of immunity of States from the civil jurisdiction of other States, as interpreted by the ICJ in its Judgment Germany v.

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Published on December 17, 2014
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Crown Immunity After the End of Empire in Hong Kong and India

—Christopher Forsyth & Nitish Upadhyaya, University of Cambridge Cross-posted from the Blog of the UK Constitutional Law Group Crown Immunity is a recondite branch of Public Law that seldom makes an appearance in the Law Reports but it does potentially raise grave constitutional issues. It is surely ‘fundamental to the rule of law that the

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Published on November 5, 2013
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