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The Istanbul Convention: “New" legal instrument against "gender violence"?

Article Date: 18-06-2014
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Summary 1. Introduction 2. The Istanbul Convention 3. Examples of «gender violence»: Opuz v. Turchia and Valiulene v. Lituania 4. Conclusions 1. Introduction The present study intends to address a theme that has acquired paramount importance in today’s human rights&rsquo... [Read All]

The scope of application of the EU-Charter of Fundamental Rights versus Member State action – benchmark or legal uncertainty?

Article Date: 06-03-2014
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The list of cases dealing with the scope of application of the Charter of Fundamental Rights is quite long, and dates back since long before the Charter acquired binding legal status in 2009 when the Lisbon Treaty entered into force. The leading case on this subjects is last year’s highly cont... [Read All]

Commission acts to improve consumer rights for 120 million holiday makers

European Commission Press Release

Article Date: 09-07-2013
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European Commission Press release Brussels, 9 July 2013 Commission acts to improve consumer rights for 120 million holiday makers As the summer season kicks off, the European Commission is taking action to improve protection for holiday makers by modernising EU rules on packag... [Read All]

ECtHR rules Italian Law on anonymous births breaches art. 8 of the ECHR

European Court of Human Rights, case 33783/09

Article Date: 25-09-2012
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The case concerned the Italian legislation allowing mothers who wish to give their babies for adoption to deliver “anonymously” (i.e. without being mentioned on the birth certificate), pursuant to arts. 27 and 28, Law n. 184/1983 (which regulates adoptions). According to these provisions... [Read All]
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