Wednesday, November 4, 2015

New Volume: Italian Yearbook of International Law

The latest volume of the Italian Yearbook of International Law (Vol. 24, 2014) is out. Contents include:
  • Editorial
    • Francesco Francioni, From Deference to Disobedience: The Uncertain Fate of Constitutional Court Decision No. 238/2014
  • Focus: Judgment No. 238/2014 of the Italian Constitutional Court on the Constitutional Legality of State Immunity for International Crimes
    • Riccardo Pisillo Mazzeschi, Access to Justice in Constitutional and International Law: The Recent Judgment of the Italian Constitutional Court
    • Michael Bothe, The Decision of the Italian Constitutional Court Concerning the Jurisdictional Immunities of Germany
    • Giuseppe Cataldi, A Historic Decision of the Italian Constitutional Court on the Balance Between the Italian Legal Order’s Fundamental Values and Customary International Law
    • Paolo Palchetti, Can State Action on Behalf of Victims Be an Alternative to Individual Access to Justice in Case of Grave Breaches of Human Rights?
  • Symposium: New Horizons in International Environmental Law
    • Tullio Scovazzi, Negotiating Conservation and Sustainable Use of Marine Biological Diversity in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction: Prospects and Challenges
    • Massimiliano Montini, The Rise of “Internal Environmental Conflicts” Within the Green Economy
    • Elisa Morgera, Justice, Equity and Benefit-Sharing Under the Nagoya Protocol to the Convention on Biological Diversity
    • Christine Bakker, Climate Governance Towards “Paris-2015” and Beyond: EU and US Perspectives
    • Claudia Cinelli, Protection and Preservation of the Arctic Marine Environment
    • Marie-Catherine Petersmann, The Integration of Environmental Protection Considerations Within the Human Rights Law Regime: Which Solutions Have Been Provided by Regional Human Rights Courts?
  • Notes and Comments
    • Clémentine Bories Fontana-Giusti, Is There a Way to Ensure Effective Protection of Cultural Identities in the Old City of Jerusalem?
    • Maria Rosaria Mauro, Sovereign Default and Litigation: NML Capital v. Argentina
    • Fulvia Staiano, The Italian Implementation of the Council of Europe Convention on Violence Against Women and Victims’ Rights to Reparations
    • Marta Bo, The Interplay Between International Law and National Law in the First Italian Prosecution of Piracy: The M/V Montecristo Case