ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Giacomo DelledonneGiacomo Delledonne is a research scholar at the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna at Pisa focussing on comparative and Italian constitutional law and co-head of the STALS project.
POSTS BY Giacomo Delledonne
11 Januar 2019Giacomo Delledonne
Rationalising political representation within the European Parliament: the Italian Constitutional Court rules on the threshold for the European electionsIn December 2018, the Italian Constitutional Court found the national 4% threshold for elections to the European Parliament to be constitutional. Unlike the Bundesverfassungsgericht, which focused in-depth on the European state of affairs at a given stage, the Corte costituzionale has pointed to a gradual evolutionary development towards “a rationalisation of the representation of political forces within the European parliamentary assembly”. According to this interpretation, both the national parliaments and the European Parliament face similar challenges. Continue reading >>
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