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Marco Bassini, Giovanni De Gregorio, Oreste Pollicino

Internet Law and Protection of Fundamental Rights


The protection of fundamental rights in the digital age is increasingly at the core of Internet law. The massive spread of digital and algorithmic technologies is raising questions that are intimately constitutional. Rights and freedoms are exposed to the opportunities and challenges of digital technologies, thus leading to different constitutional reactions. The book is structured in three parts. ...

Sara Armella

EU Customs Code


In a world where everyday reality is faced with protectionist pressures and globalization, the knowledge of customs law is an essential skill for companies and practitioners. The book offers the reader a deep analysis of the Union Customs Code (UCC) innovations and changes, starting with international doctrine, which attests to the significant transformation of customs law during the last two decades. The ...

Mario Patrono, Arianna Vedaschi

Donald Trump and the Future of American Democracy

The Harbinger of a Storm?


At the heart of this book is the idea that President Trump’s governingstyle has been a prelude to the semi-democratic authoritarian governmentthat could take hold after the white majority of voters, who havethe keys to wealth and power today, become a minority around 2050.With this in mind, the book analyzes Trump’s attempt, squeezed betweentwo impeachments in a single term – an all-time record ...

Giovanni Pitruzzella, Oreste Pollicino

Disinformation and Hate Speech

A European Constitutional Perspective


What balance should be struck between freedom of expression, as an essential right and value of any democratic society, and other constitutional rights when facing falsehood and extreme speech? How are Europe and legislators around the world reacting to the rise of online disinformation and hate speech, in the wake of mounting evidence of adverse effects on democratic processes? What is the most effective ...

Damiano Canale, Roberto Ciuni, Aldo Frigerio, Giovanni Tuzet

Critical Thinking

An Introduction


Critical Thinking is a discipline that provides the means to distinguish good from bad arguments. In doing so, it draws on the contributions of other disciplines such as logic, psychology, argumentation, and probability theory. By exploiting and developing our ability to reason, it makes us understand why certain reasoning patterns are correct and others are not.The book is an introduction to Critical ...

Erio Castagnoli, Margherita Cigola, Lorenzo Peccati

Probability


A Brief Introduction Today probability turns out to be one of the most pervasive mathematical topics. It actually affects a number of quite different fields, proving particularly relevant to courses ranging from Statistics to Economics, from Finance to Management Science. Recently it has even found significant applications in some sectors of Law. This book contains a short presentation of the most ...