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The Centre publishes Working Papers, Policy Briefs and Reports. In addition, the Centre promotes the publication of books and articles in national and international journals in order to disseminate results of research activities. CDCT working paper ISSN 2280-9406. Editorial board: G. Ajani, R. Aluffi, R. Caterina, S. Ferreri, D. Francavilla, B. Gardella Tedeschi, M. Graziadei, B. Pasa


SILVIA FERRERI
CDCT Working Paper 25-2014/ELC15

The research funded by the EU Commission on Document Quality Control in Public Administrations and International Organisations has evidenced some interesting results having some contradictory features. On the one hand, we observed that the need to legislate in several languages is more widely shared than is generally supposed (India and South Africa both have to cope with many languages ..

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SABRINA PRADUROUX
CDCT Working Paper 24-2014/ELC14

The concept of right of property as developed in the course of the twentieth century highlights the need to reconcile individual and collective interests. Accordingly, Article 1 of the First Protocol to the European Convention on Human Rights (Art. P1-1), which guarantees the right to the peaceful enjoyment of possessions, allows for “justified” restrictions imposed on property rights to uphold the use of property in accordance with the general interest ..

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SABRINA PRADUROUX
CDCT WORKING PAPER 23-2014/ELC13

The paper discusses whether, despite the different language of domestic constitutional texts, Italian and French courts have developed a shared approach to the definition of the public interest requirement that must be observed to proceed to the compulsory transfer of private property ..

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LORENZO BAIRATI – BARBARA PASA – CDCT Working Paper 22-2013/ELC12

The aim of this working paper is to explore the judicial activism of the Court of Justice of the European Union and some leading cases within the European legal system. The paper will look at the “negotiation process” between European and national judges, and at factors that can modify this relationship ..

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FRANCESCA STRUMIA- CDCT Working paper 21-2013/ELC11 Abstract: This article explores forms of redistributive cooperation between center and periphery in the US after the welfare reform of 1996, and in the EU in the frame of cohesion policy. In particular, the article looks at the operation of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program in …

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NADIA COGGIOLA – MICHELE GRAZIADEI – CDCT Working Paper 20-2013/LST2 Abstract: Italy is one of the countries where the production of materials made out of asbestos has caused a high number of deaths, massive damage to human health, and to the environment. This paper is dedicated to the biggest case ever litigated in Europe in …

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Guido Boella – Luigi Di Caro – CDCT Working Paper 19-2013/ELC10 Abstract: In this paper we present a technique to reveal definitions and relations from text. This task has a high impact on all the activities related to the management of legal documents, where any automatic support may represent an essential help. Instead of using …

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ANDREA ORTOLANI – CDCT Working Paper 18-2013/CTL8 Abstract: This paper presents a preliminary quantitative survey of Japanese comparative law books and textbooks and evaluates the patterns and the extent of foreign influence on them. The results of the inquiry were in accordance with the expectations. In the course of the analysis various methodological problems surfaced, …

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