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Massimo Fichera: The Italian President and the Security of the European Project

In a previous post, I have argued that the recent decision of the Italian President of the Republic, Pierluigi Mattarella, to refuse to appoint as Finance Minister Paolo Savona, was … Continue reading

June 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

Graziella Romeo: It Was a Dark and Stormy Night: The Italian Institutional Crisis and Europe

There is no shortage of stories on Italian institutional crises originated in the context of a parliamentary system with multi-party inclinations and a misfit electoral law. And Italy is not … Continue reading

June 5, 2018 · 1 Comment

Panagiotis Doudonis: Constitutional Conventions and the Italian President

The great political and constitutional turmoil caused by the President of the Italian Republic’s choice to veto the appointment of a Eurosceptic finance minister, and subsequently to appoint Carlo Cottarelli … Continue reading

May 30, 2018 · 6 Comments