Unaccompanied foreign minors (UAMs) constitute an increasingly large part of the immigrant population. Because of the more vulnerable condition, they are the recipients of specific rights and guarantees. However, the condition of vulnerability poses many problems in reference to the methods of effective implementation of the system of rights which they hold. Besides the innovations introduced by law n. 47/2017, the “security decree” foresees some novelties causing, in some respects, an involution in the system of rights and guarantees of UAMs. The aim of this paper is to highlight some of the most critical issues in the effective implementation of the rights of subjects typified by legal systems on the basis of their "greater vulnerability (E.C.)
This article examines the transformation of the political representation system and the crisis of contemporary forms of government, whose tendencies towards populism and nationalism threaten the survival of democratic-representative systems, exposing them to the risk of plebiscitary drifts (G.M.)
The present Article comments Italian Constitutional Court’s decision n. 117 of 2019, taking into account the background represented by previous case law of the Court dealing with the relationship between the European Court of Justice and national courts. In particular, the Author recognizes that the commented judgment is not a fully-fledged revirement, but it still has some relevant aspects on which he dwells. The conclusion of this work focuses on the direct application of the Charter of fundamental rights of the European Union (C.G.).
a Roberto Conti (postfazione di Maria Gabriella Luccioli), “Scelte di vita o di morte: il giudice è garante della dignità umana? Relazione di cura, DAT e ‘congedo dalla vita’ dopo la L. 219/2017”, Aracne Editore, 2019, pp. 159, ISBN: 978-88-255-2450-5
Antonio Ruggeri offers the reader a complete vision of the Roberto Conti’s book dedicated to questions concerning the "Choices of life and death”. Ruggeri stresses the need for an approach to the delicate issues of consent and self-determination addressed by Italian law n. 219/2017 that takes on the different roles that the legislator, the judges, the doctors and the patients, hoping that these protagonists are however all faithful to ethics and science when dealing with the dignity of the person (R.C.).