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Courses a.y. 2018/2019

11355 FREE SPEECH AND HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE CYBER SPACE
11594 GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION
30004 DIRITTO - MODULO 2 (PUBBLICO) / LAW - MODULE 2 (PUBLIC LAW)
30405 FUNDAMENTALS OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY LAW
50070 IT AND COMMUNICATION LAW
50145 ADVANCED CONSTITUTIONAL LAW - TRANSNATIONAL CONSTITUTIONAL LAW AND GOVERNMENT POLICIES

Courses previous a.y.


Biographical note

Born in Messina. Graduated in law at Messina University. LL.M at College of Europe in Bruges. Full Professor of Constitutional Law. Admitted as a Barrister of Supreme Italian Courts.

 


Academic CV

  • Full Professor of Constitutional Law

 

Founder and Editor in chief of the following international law blogs:

 

Director of the publishing series:

  • Law and Policy of the New Media, Aracne, Rome

 

Editor of the following international Legal Journals:

  • Medialaws Review: rivista di diritto dei media, www.medialaws.eu
  • International Journal of Communications Law and Policy

 

Visiting scholarship:

  • Recurrent visiting scholar at the Institute of European and Comparative Law, Law Faculty, Oxford
  • Recurrent visiting scholar at Central European University, Budapest
  • Recurrent visiting scholar (and visiting professorship) at Haifa Law School (Global law Program), Haifa University

 

Appointments at the (national and international) Academic level:

  • Elected associate member of the International Academy of Comparative Law, 2017.
  • National Reporteur “Digital Single Market” at FIDE (Fédération Internationale pour le Droit Européen) World Congress, Lisbon, Portugal, 2018, appointed in 2017.
  • National Rapporteur “Right to Be Forgotten at IACL World Congress (International Academy of Comparative Law), Fukuoka, Japan, 2018, appointed in 2017.
  • Co-Director of Research Group “Internet and Constitution” at IACL (International Association of Constitutional Law) World Congress, Seoul, South Corea, appointed in 2017.
  • National Rapporteur “Internet Service Provider Liability” at IACL (International Academy of  Comparative Law) World Congress (International Academy of Comparative Law), Wien, Austria, 2014, appointed in 2013.

 

Appointments at European and international Institutions:

  • Member of the Multistakeholder Forum on Disinformation, appointed by the DG Connect of EU Commission, 2018.
  • Member of the High Level Expert Group on Fake News of the European Commission, Appointed by the General Director of DG Connect, 2017
  • National expert appointed by the Council of Europe, Directorate of Internal Oversight, 2015.
  • National legal expert appointed by the Council of Europe, Directorate Human Rights and Rule of law, 2015.
  • Expert valuator at the Commission of the European Union, H2020 GERI call (Science with and for Society 2014-2015 Work Program), 2015.
  • Independent legal expert at OSCE, Representative on Freedom of the Media, Vienna, 2014.
  • Expert valuator appointed by the Commission of the European Union, for the call FP7-SiS-2013-1, Structural Change and Gender Mainstreaming, DG Research & Innovation, 2013.
  • National Expert for Italy in a “fact-check” project carried out by the Center for Media and Communication Studies (CMCS) of the Central European University on the very controversial new Hungarian media law, 2012.

 

Appointments at national Institutions:

  • Member of the Ministry Commission of experts dealing with the domestic application of the General Data Protection Regulation, appointed by the Minister of Justice.
  • Coordinator of Internet and Fundamental Rights Section, Italian Association of Comparative law, 2017.
  • Member of the Hiring Tenure and Promotion Commission, Bocconi University, 2017.
  • Expert appointed by the Ministry of Justice, revision of the directive on digital content, 2016.
  • Legal expert for the drafting of the white book on the protection digital contents by the National Authority of Communications, 2016.
  • Legal expert appointed by the Ministry of the Economic Development, technical table on Net Neutrality, 2015.

Research areas

European and Comparative Constitutional Law; Media Law; Internet Law, Life Science Law; Law and Cinema.


Selected publications

  1. Monographs
  1. Protection of Fundamental Rights in Internet and Judicial Interaction. A Constitutional Comparative Perspective, under contract with Hart Publishing, Oxford (expected in 2018)
  1. (With G. Pitruzzella, S. Quintarelli), Parole e potere Libertà d'espressione, Hate Speech e Fake News (Words and Power. Freedom of expression, Hate Speech and Fake News, in Italian), Egea, 2017, 1-146
     
  2. (With E. Apa), Modeling the Liability of Internet Service Providers: Google versus Vividown: A Constitutional Perspective, Egea, 2013, 1-170
  1. (With G. Martinico), The Interaction between Europe's Legal Systems: Judicial Dialogue and the Creation of Supranational Laws, Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham (UK) || Camberley (UK) || Northampton (USA), 2012, 1-350
  1. Allargamento dell’Europa ad est e rapporti tra Corti costituzionali e Corti europee. Verso una teoria generale dell’impatto interordinamentale del diritto sovranazionale? (Enlargment of Europe to East and Relationship between Constitutional and European Courts: Toward a General Theory of the National Impact of the Supranational Law?, in Italian), Giuffrè, 2010, 1-570
  1. (With G. Camera), La legge è uguale, anche sul web. Dietro le quinte del caso Google-Vividown, (All are equal before the Law, also in Internet: Google versus Vividown, in Italian), Egea, 2010, 1-170
  1. Discriminazione sulla base del sesso e trattamento preferenziale nel diritto comunitario: un profilo giurisprudenziale alla ricerca del nucleo duro del new legal order (Discrimination on the ground of sex and preferential treatment in European Law, in Italian) Fondazione Marco “Marco Biagi”, Giuffrè, 2005, I-330

 

  1. Edited books (2016/2018)
  1. (With T.E. Frosini, E. Apa, M. Bassini), Diritti e libertà in Internet (Rights and freedoms in Internet), Le Monnier, 2017, 1-450
  1. (With. G. Busia, L. Liguori), Le nuove frontiere della privacy nelle tecnologie digitali: bilanci e prospettive (The new frontiers of privacy in digital technologies: considerations and perspectives, in Italian), Aracne, 2017, 1-652
     
  2. (With R. Mastroianni, O. Razzolini, S. Allegrezza, F. Pappalardo), Commentario alla Carta dei Diritti Fondamentali dell’Unione europea (Commentary to the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union, in Italian), Giuffrè, 2016, 1-1220
  1. (With M. Bassini, V. Lubello), Identità ed eredità digitali (Digital inheritance and digital identity, in Italian), Aracne, 2016, 1-176
     
  2. (With R. Franzosi, G. Campus), Internet and Copyright protection in the European perspective. The Digital Single Market Copyright, Aracne, 2016, 1-320
  1. (With G. Romeo), Internet Law, Protection of Fundamental Rights and Constitutional Adjudication, Routledge, 2016, 1-400

 

Articles in Legal Journals and Chapters in Books (2016/2018)

  1. (With G. Martinico, B. Guastaferro), Italy, in A. Albi (ed), The Role of National Constitutions in European and Global Governance, ASSER, forthcoming, 2018
  1. (With M. Leffi), Internet Governance and the ICANN solution, in Rivista italiana delle scienze giuridiche, forthcoming, 2018
  1. (With M. Bassini), Personal participation in criminal proceedings and in absentia trials. The perspective of constitutional law, in S. Ruggeri, S. Quattrocolo, Personal participation in criminal proceedings. A comparative study of participatory safeguards and in absentia trials in Europe, forthcoming, 2018
  1. (With M. Bassini, L. Liguori), Sistemi di Intelligenza Artificiale, responsabilità e accountability. Verso nuovi paradigmi? (Artificial Intelligence systems, liability and accountability. Towards new paradigms? in Italian), in F. Pizzetti, Intelligenza artificiale, protezione dei dati personali e regolazione, Giappichelli, 2018, 333-369
  1. Tutela dei diritti fondamentali nell’era digitale e contesto valoriale: una indagine transatlantica (The protection of fundamental rights in the digital era and framework of values: a translatlantic analysis, in Italian), in Rivista di diritto dei media, 2/2018, 1-14
  1. (With O. Soldatov), Striking the Balance between Human Rights Online and State Security Concerns: The Russian Way in a Comparative Context, in German Law Journal, 2018, 85-112
  1. (With A. Morelli), Le Metafore della Rete. Linguaggio figurato, judicial frame e tutela dei diritti fondamentali nel cyberspazio: modelli a confronto (Methaports of the Internet. Figures of speech, judicial frame and protection of fundamental rights in the cyberspace, in Italian), in Rivista AIC, 1/2018, 1-24
  1. La prospettiva costituzionale sulla libertà di espressione nell’era di Internet (The constitutional perspective of freedom of expression in the Internet era, in Italian), in Rivista di diritto dei media, 1/2018, 48-82
  1. Il senso della Corte di giustizia per la tutela dei dati personali (The direction of the Court of Justice for the protection of personal data, in Italian), in Diritto dell’Unione europea, Numero speciale in onore del Prof. Antonio Tizzano, 2018, 730-747
     
  2. (With G. De Gregorio), Privacy or Transparency? a New Balancing of Interests for the “Right to be Forgotten” of Personal Data Published in Public Registers, in Italian Law Journal 3(2), 2017, 647-668
     
  3. (With M. Leffi), Internet Governance and the ICANN solution, in Rivista italiana delle scienze giuridiche 8, 2017, 479-502
     
  4. Fake News, Internet and Metaphors (to be handled carefully), in Italian Journal of Public Law, 9(1), 1-5
  1. Art. 80, in (F. Clementi, L. Cuocolo, F. Rosa, G. Vigevani), Commentario alla seconda parte della Costituzionale italiana (Commentary to the second part of the Italian Constitution, in Italian), il Mulino, 2017, 141-144
  1. (With V. Lubello), Un monito complesso ed una apertura al dibattito europeo rilevante: Uber tra giudici e legislatori (A complex warning and an opening to the relevant European debate; Uber between judges and lawmakers, in Italian) in Giurisprudenza Costituzionale, 2017, 2479-2499
  1. (With M. Bassini), Il diritto all’oblio (The right to be forgotten, in Italian), in T. E. Frosini, O. Pollicino, E. Apa, M. Bassini (eds.), Internet: libertà e diritti, Mondadori, 2017, 125-140
  1. (With E. Bertolini and V. Francheschelli), Analysis of ISP regulation under Italian Law, in G. Dinwoodi (ed), Secondary liability of Internet Service providers, Springer, 2017, 141-170
  1. Book Review: V. Barsotti, P. Carozza, M. Cartabia, A. Simoncini, Italian Constitutional Justice in Global Context, Oxford University Press, 2016, in Common Market Law Review, 2017, 654-656
  1. (With M. Bassini), Bridge Is Down, Data Truck Can't Get Through...A Critical View of the Schrems Judgment in the Context of European Constitutionalism, in G. Ziccardi Capaldo (ed.), The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2016, Oxford, 2017, 245-265
  1. Is there an “Italian style” in Constitutional Adjudication? in Italian Journal of Public Law, Vol. 1, 2016, 56-71
  1. (With K. Kowalik-Bańczyk), Migration of European Judicial Ideas Concerning Jurisdiction Over Google on Withdrawal of Information, German Law Journal No. 13, 2016, 315-337.
  1. La Corte di giustizia riconosce l'efficacia diretta orizzontale dei principi generali ma non delle direttive (The European Court of Justice recognises the horizontal direct effect of the general principle but not of the Directives, in Italian), in Quaderni costituzionali, 2016, 597-599
  1. Presentazione. Costruendo le tradizioni dei diritti in Europa: il senso di un gerundio, e di un seminario (Building the traditions of rights in Europe: the meaning of a gerund, and of a lesson, in Italian) in La cittadinanza europea, fasc. supp. Costruendo le tradizioni dei diritti in Europa, 2016, 1, 5-9
  1. Las tradiciones constitucionales comunes en la edad de la codificación (europea) de los derechos (The common constitutional traditions in the age of rights codification, in Spanish) in C. Pizzolo and L. Mezzetti (eds), Tribunales supranacionales y tribunales nacionales 2, Astrea, 183-204
  1. A tutela de la privacy digital: el diálogo entre el tribunal de justicia de la unión europea y las jurisdicciones nacionales (For the protection of digital privacy: the dialogue between the European Court of Justice and the national jurisprudence, in Spanish), in Revista de Estudios Políticos número 173, 2016, 195-244
  1. Della sopravvivenza delle tradizioni costituzionali comuni alla Carta di Nizza: ovvero del mancato avverarsi di una (cronaca di) morte annunciata (is common constitutional tradition still a meaningful concept? in Italian) in Diritto dell’Unione europea, 2016, 253-284, and in L. D’Andrea, G. Moschella, A. Ruggeri, A. Saitta (eds), La Carta dei diritti dell’Unione europea e le altre Carte (ascendenze culturali e mutue implicazioni), Giappichelli, 2016, 91-120
  1. (With M. Bassini) Article 8, in R. Mastroianni, O. Pollicino, O. Razzolini, S. Allegrezza, F. Pappalardo (eds.), Commentary to the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union (in Italian), Giuffrè, 2016, 134-156
  1. (With M. Bassini), Trattamento dei dati personali e ordine di protezione europeo: alla ricerca di un punto di equilibrio (Processing of personal data and the European protection order: searching a balance point, in Italian) in M. Ceresa-Gastaldo-H. Belluta (eds), L'ordine di protezione europeo. La tutela delle vittime di reato come motore della cooperazione giudiziaria, Giuffrè, 2016, 122-154
  1. (With G. Romeo), Internet and models of constitutional review, in Internet Law, Protection of Fundamental Rights and Constitutional Adjudication, Routledge, 2016, 234-255

 

Entries in blogs

  1. (With C. Amalfitano), Jusqu’ici tout va bien…ma non sino alla fine della storia. Luci, ombre ed atterraggio della sentenza n. 115/2018 della Corte costituzionale che chiude (?) la saga Taricco, in Diritti Comparati, 2018
  1. (With C. Amalfitano), Two Courts, two Languages? The Taricco Saga Ends on a Worrying Note, in verfassungsblog.de, 2018
  1. (With C. Cavallini), Review of Fritjof Capra & Ugo Mattei’s “The Ecology of Law”, in International Journal of Constitutional Law Blog, 2017
  1. (With M. Bassini), Defusing the Taricco Bomb through Fostering Constitutional Tolerance: All Roads Lead to Rome, in verfassungsblog.de, 2017
  1. (With M. Bassini), The Opinion of Advocate General Bot in Taricco II: Seven “Deadly” Sins and a Modest Proposal, in verfassungsblog.de, 2017
  1. (With M. Bassini) The Taricco Decision: A Last Attempt to Avoid a Clash between EU Law and the Italian Constitution, in verfassungsblog.de and blogs.eui.eu/constitutionalism politics-working-group/, 2017
  1. (With M. Bassini) An Internet Bill of Rights? Pros and cons of the Italian way, in blogs.lse.ac.uk/mediapolicyproject/, 2015

 

Articles and interviews in newspaper

  1. Interview: Europa, welfare, Camere: i dubbi costituzionali (Europe, welfare and Chambers: the constitutional doubts, in Italian), Il Sole 24 Ore, 20-05-2018
  1. (With G. Finocchiaro), Fattispecie da definire con maggiore precisione (Circumstances to define better, in Italian), Il Sole 24 Ore, 12-05-2018
  1. Interview: Gli Usa non possono contrastare Facebook, l’Europa forse si (USA cannot tackle Facebook, maybe Europe can do that, in Italian), Il Sole 24 Ore, 12-04-2018
  1. Interview: “Posseggono i nostri dati e li conservano per sempre” (They own our data and store them forever, in Italian), Il Messagero, 23-03-2018
  1. Dati personali, terza stagione (Personal data, third season, in Italian), Il Sole 24 Ore, 23-03-2018
  1. (With. E. Apa) Quote di programmazione a rischio di incostituzionalità (TV quotas risk to be unconstitutional, in Italian), Il Sole 24 Ore, 16-11-2017
  1. (With G. E. Vigevani), Per un’Italia radicata in Europa (For Italy rooted in Europe, in Italian), Il Sole 24 Ore, 27-11-2016
  1. (With C. Melzi D’Eril), Contenuti e responsabilità sui social che cambiano, (Contents and responsibility of changing social networks, in Italian), Il Sole 24 Ore, 19-10-2016
  1. (With C. Melzi D’Eril), La neutralità della rete? C’è ancora strada da fare, (Net Neutrality? There is still a way to go, in Italian), Il Sole 24 Ore, 13-09-2016
  1. (With. G. E. Vigevani), Conservazione dati, per la corte Ue la privacy prevale sulla sicurezza, (Retention of personl data, according to the EU Court, privacy prevails over security, in Italian), Il Sole 24 Ore, 05-01-2016
  1. Google rischia di vestire un ruolo para-costituzionale (Google risks to play a quasi-constitutional role, in Italian), Il Sole 24 Ore, 15-05-2014
  1. (With M. Bassini), Trovare regole a portata di web (Finding rules for the web, in Italian), Il Sole 24 Ore, 20-04-2014
  1. Interview: Google News inizia a scricchiolare (Google News starts to creak, in Italian), Italia Oggi Sette, 18-07-2011