La lingua del diritto e i mutamenti sociali e culturali. Un’analisi sul termine ‘cittadinanza’

This paper investigates the changing and varied meanings of the term ‘citizenship’ over time based on an analysis of resources culled from a legal database containing both historical and contemporary juridical documents. We have analysed the semantic evolution of the concept of citizenship using legal language as the central point…

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Il diritto a imparare il diritto. Cultura della cittadinanza e istruzione giuridica nelle scuole superiori

The pandemic has mercilessly highlighted deficits in Italian high schools, but it has been a long time since students, teachers, school staff and other stakeholders asked for decisive innovation. In this paper, this drive for change will be studied in terms of renovation in light of the fundamental axes of…

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Digital Personhood, Time, Religion: The Right to Be Forgotten and the Legal Implications of the Soul/Body Debate

This paper addresses questions of legal personhood that have been coming to the fore in European courts in recent years through what has been termed the “Right to Be Forgotten.” These cases center around conflicts between the permanence of online information and the desire of users to instead make their…

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Lo stran(ier)o imprenditore. Per una lettura interculturale dell’art. 2082 del codice civile italiano

Art. 2082 of the Italian Civil Code defines the “entrepreneur” as a person who carries out an economic activity organized for the purpose of producing or exchanging goods or services professionally. In so doing, the Civil Code describes a functional role, but leaves the “living” person apart. The Italian legislator…

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Culture, Religion, and the New Geographies of Law: Troubling Takedowns in ‘Ewa Glawischnig-Piesczek v. Facebook Ireland Ltd’

From the right to information to the right to privacy, from freedom of expression to protection from defamation, online conflicts are troubling private entities and jurists alike, particularly as the ever-increasing spread of global communications changes the meaning and impact of territories and jurisdiction. Beneath the hubbub runs a babbling…

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Trame evolutive e proiezioni interculturali nel diritto islamico. Precontrattualità, intersoggettività, istanze di universalizzazione

Modern contract law attempts to balance the informational and material asymmetries between contracting parties. In Western legal systems, these strategies aimed towards fairness have been effective in facilitating the circulation and the redistribution of assets. If we look at the issues brought forth by Islamic communities within non-Islamic constitutional systems,…

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Liturgie della città. Spazi urbani e proiezioni pubbliche della pluralità religiosa

The essay focuses on the centrality of spatial factors towards an adequate understanding of social relations in today’s plural societies, especially with regard to urban spaces, where the coexistence of culturally and religiously diverse social actors is concentrated. This coexistence favors the transformation of modern secular cities into global liturgical…

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Children in Tatters across the Earth: Intercountry Adoptions, Intercultural Discriminations

The essay focuses on a different perspective of the child in the assessment of her/his best interests regarding the practice of international adoption. Specifically, it will be argued that the child who is the object of adoption should be understood in terms of his/her ‘relational being,’ rather than as an…

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