Italy

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Summary: 1. The constitutional protection of personal freedom. - 1.1. A little history: united Italy and the Albertine Statute. - 1.2. The current situation: the Constitution of 1948.- 1.1.1. Inviolability of personal freedom and guarantees of Habeas Corpus. - 1.1.2. Presumption of innocence and rule of treatment. - 2. Active enforcement: the system of personal precautionary measures. - 2.1. Non-custodial precautionary measures. - 2.2. Custodial precautionary measures. - 2.3. The operational core of the system. - 2.3.1. The requirement of proof: serious evidence of guilt. - 2.3.2. Precautionary needs. - 2.3.3. The selection criteria. – 3. Precautionary proceedings. - 3.1. Internal regulations. - 3.1.1. The procedural core: the principle of the application, decision on custody and review examination. - 3.1.2. The mechanism for amending or revoking the measure. - 3.1.3. Contesting precautionary orders. - 3.1.3.1. Review. - 3.1.3.2. Appeals against precautionary measures and appeal to the supreme court. - 3.1.4. Remedies for false imprisonment. - 3.2. International relations: passive extradition and precautionary mechanisms.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLiberty and Security in Europe. A comparative analysis of pre-trial precautionary measures in criminal proceedings
Pages121-139
Number of pages19
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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NameSchriften des Zentrums für Europäische und Internatinoale Strafrechtstudien, Herausgegeben von Arndt Sinn, Band 3

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    Di Chiara, G. (2012). Italy. In Liberty and Security in Europe. A comparative analysis of pre-trial precautionary measures in criminal proceedings (pp. 121-139). (Schriften des Zentrums für Europäische und Internatinoale Strafrechtstudien, Herausgegeben von Arndt Sinn, Band 3).