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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


ALESSANDRA DONATI – CDCT Working Paper 8-2012/CTL1 Abstract: Contemporary visual art is challenging traditional law in the areas of both copyright law and property or contract law. This emerges clearly in the conservation-restoration of contemporary artworks where artists’ moral rights are called into play. The act of restoring an artwork is inevitably connected to its identity, …

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LORENZO BAIRATI – CDCT Working Paper 6-2012/ELC5 Abstract: The decisions of the European Court of Justice on the liability of States for breach of European Union law erode the principle of State immunity from civil suit in cases of national legislation infringing rights granted to individuals. The paper analyses, in a comparative perspective, mechanisms of interaction …

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RICCARDO DE CARIA – CDCT Working Paper 5-2012/ELC4 Abstract: Principally in response to the public debt crisis, the process of European political integration appears about to make further advances. This, in turn, brings a need to reflect on the emergence of a new legal culture shared by many legal systems that are gradually moving closer to …

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MICHELE ROSBOCH – CDCT WORKING PAPER 3-2012/ELC2 Sommario: Con le riforme del sistema universitario del periodo coevo allo Statuto albertino, la Facoltà giuridica torinese avvia numerose forme innovative d’insegnamento e si caratterizza per la presenza di importanti giuristi. Alcuni di questi (Albini, Merlo, Melegari, Mancini, Boggio) sono protagonisti nel periodo precedente all’Unità di importanti prolusioni ai …

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MICHELE ROSBOCH – CDCT Working Paper 2-2012/ELC1 Abstract: Reform of the university system enacted at the time of the Albertine Statute allowed the Law Faculty of Turin to develop innovative teaching methods. Before Unification, prominent jurists such as Albini, Merlo, Melegari, Mancini, and Boggio, delivered some remarkable inaugural lectures, in which they showed patriotism and commitment …

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NADIA COGGIOLA – CDCT Working Paper 1-2012/LST1 Abstract: This paper investigates, firstly, the issue of ascertainment of causal link in mesothelioma cases, consequent to negligent exposure to asbestos dust, in Italian tort law: unlike English courts, Italian courts have never developed a special test for ascertainment of causation in mesothelioma cases. Secondly, the relationship between judicial …

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JACQUELINE VISCONTI – CDCT Working Paper 2/2011 Abstract: Connectives such as “on condition that”, “notwithstanding” or “except” play a crucial role in the interpretation of a text: they establish among the propositions of the text a network of relationships that defines its logico-semantic structure and that provides the interpreter with the necessary instructions to reconstruct the …

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