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Extradition to Italy

How can an extradition request or a EAW surrender to Italy be fighted against? Some ideas and jurisprudence.

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Italian criminal trial
The Italian legal system is that of a civil law State, governed by codified law.

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Legal aid in Italy

In Italy legal aid depends on income of the applicant (and of her/his cohabiting relatives if he request regards a criminal court proceeding): more specifically, under Italian law legal aid is granted to everybody, citizen and non citizen, but only in litigation and only to those who are considered indigent ("means test").

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Extradition from Italy
In general, extradition is the process whereby one nation or state (the requested state) surrenders a suspected or convicted criminal to another nation or state (the requesting state); hereinafter, for the purposes...

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Client - Attorney confidentiality in Italy: core value of democracy or just window dressing ?

Confidentiality between defense lawyer and client is protected under Italian law, but practice shows the the protection can easily be bypassed.

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Criminal records in Italy
There are essentially 6 main kinds of records in Italy: criminal record (also called "criminal / penal certificate" it lists past criminal convictions in Italy); civil record (contains some civil judgments, such as bankruptcy,...

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Taricco Judgement. Italian statute of limitations vs EU principle of effective punishment
Does the italian statute of limitation conflict with the need of an effective, proportionate and dissuasive criminal sanction against VAT fraud related cases? 1.

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Implementing "EU Law" by Italian national judges: an introduction
Typically, national judges must strive to interpret national law in compliance with their constitution.

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Investigation and prosecution phase under italian criminal procedure
The Italian legal system is that of a civil law State, governed by codified law.

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Can a foreign attorney at law defend in Italy?
Italian legislation allows European lawyers to practice their legal profession in Italy under their existing original titles in two ways, on permanent basis or for a single case. 1.

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