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Case Law 238/2014 (21/10/2014)

Type: Judgment

Authority: National Courts: Supreme Courts (Italy) - Corte costituzionale

Date: 10/21/2014

Subject: The decision established that the immunity of foreign States from the civil jurisdiction for acts performed iure imperii, recognized by international law, and successfully asserted by Germany before the Hague International Court, cannot exclude the access to Italian courts in relation to claims for damages deriving from war crimes and crimes against humanity, in breach of inviolable rights of the person, and stated the constitutional illegitimacy of some norms, which ratified international Treaties on such matters

Original language: Italian

Classification: Dignity - Art. 1 Human dignity - Justice - Art. 47 Right to an effective remedy before a tribunal

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