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Davide Paris

Dr. iur., Post-doc Research Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

paris@mpil.de

Main Fields of Research:

Comparative constitutional law and constitutional adjudcation; Human rights and bioethics, with particular attention to the right to conscientious objection; Italian constitutional and regional law

Academic Career:

From August 2014: Post-doc research fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation at the Max-Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law

2012-2014: Research fellow at the University of Eastern Piedmont in Alessandria

2011: Research fellow of the ASTRID Foundation in Rome (Fondazione per l'analisi, gli studi e le ricerche sulla riforma delle istituzioni democratiche)

2010: Admission to the Bar in Italy

2010: Research fellow of the CNRS - Centre national de la recherche scientifique at the University of Toulon

2009: Ph.D in Constitutional Law at the University of Milan

2005: Master's degree in Law at the university of Trento

Publications

Recent

  • Book Review: Simon, Sven: Grenzen des Bundesverfassungsgericht im europäischen Integrationsprozess, Tübingen, 2016. In: Common Market Law Review, 54/3, 949-951, 2017.
  • Carrot and Stick. The Italian Constitutional Court’s Preliminary Reference in the Case Taricco. In: QIL - Questions of International Law 37, 5-20 (2017).
  • Il caso Stamina fra indipendenza della magistratura e governo dei giudici. Riflessioni a margine di una delibera del CSM. In: Rivista italiana di medicina legale 3, 1321-1343 (2016).
  • Zwei weitere völkerrechts"unfreundliche" Entscheidungen des italienischen Verfassungsgerichtshofs aus dem Jahr 2015 (Nr. 49 und 50). In: Europäische Grundrechte Zeitschrift – EuGRZ 43, 245-252 (2016).
  • Der italienische Verfassungsgerichtshof. In: Handbuch Ius Publicum Europaeum. Band VI: Verfassungsgerichtsbarkeit in Europa: Institutionen, von Bogdandy, Grabenwarter, Huber (eds.). C.F. Müller, Heidelberg 2016, 271-356 (with Raffaele Bifulco ).
  • Il diritto all’obiezione di coscienza all’aborto nel Regno Unito. Nota a Greater Glasgow Health board v. Doogan and another [2014] UKSC 68. In: BioLaw Journal - Rivista di BioDiritto 3, 199-207 (2015).
  • Constitutional Courts as Guardians of EU Fundamental Rights? Centralized judicial Review of Legislation and the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the EU. In: European Constitutional Law Review 2, 389-407 (2015).
  • I rischi di una giurisprudenza "compassionevole". Riflessioni sull'operato della magistratura ordinaria nel caso Stamina. In: Forum di Quaderni costituzionali 9, 1-19 (2015).

Further

Presentations

26 May 2017

Referenda in constitution-making processes

Expert meeting on the future Constitution of Yemen

Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law (Heidelberg)

05 May 2017

Constitutional courts and domestic compliance with EU Law

Young Scholars Workshop on “Constitutional Adjudication, between Pluralism and Unity”

LUISS University (Rome)

24 Mar 2017

Avoiding other Brexits. A comparative overview on the 'constitutional requirements' to give notice of wothdrawal under Art. 50 (2) TEU

Cambridge International and European Law Conference 2017

University of Cambridge

19 Jul 2016

El cumplimiento de sentencias del Tribunal EDH en Italia, entre legislador y Corte constitucional

Impacto y desafíos de la supervisión de cumplimiento de sentencias de los tribunales regionales de derechos humanos

Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and Intenational Law (Heidelberg)

18 Jun 2016

Four Thesis on the Constitutional Courts' contribution to the implementation of the ECHR

ICON●S Conference 2016

Humboldt University (Berlin)

23 May 2016

Constitutional courts’ contribution to the domestic implementation of the European Convention of Human Rights: a comparative overview

Colloquium in International Law

Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law (Heidelberg)

13 May 2016

I marchi regionali di qualità, tra vincoli costituzionali e vincoli europei

Identità locali e autonomia dei territori

Università del Piemonte Orientale (Alessandria)

04 May 2016

L'obiezione di coscienza: un diritto senza limiti?

Conversazioni di Diritto costituzionale

Università di Bologna

20 Apr 2016

Constitutional Courts as Guardians of EU Law. A Comparative Analysis

EU Constitutional Law and Politics

Masaryk University (Brno)

04 Dec 2015

Conscientious objection: a litmus test for the quality of democratic institutions

Failing Institutions. Individual behaviour and the quality of institutions

School of International Studies of the University of Trento

26 May 2015

Da Napolitano a Mattarella. Come cambia il ruolo del Capo dello Stato

Dialoghi italiani

Max Planck Institue for Comparative Public Law and International Law (Heidelberg)

14 Nov 2014

Il caso "Stamina"

XII Convegno di Diritto sanitario

Università del Piemonte orientale (Alessandria)

18 Nov 2013

Il Titolo V alla prova dei piani di rientro

XI Convegno di Diritto sanitario

Università del Piemonte orientale (Alessandria)

04 Oct 2013

Il "maso chiuso" nella giurisprudenza costituzionale

Convegno: I Diritti storici

Università di Trento

27 Sep 2013

Il giudice di fronte all'obiezione di coscienza

La giustizia di fronte ai temi eticamente sensibili - Incontro di formazione della Scuola superiore della Magistratura

Suprema Corte di Cassazione (Roma)

27 Feb 2013

Obiezione di coscienza e attuazione del diritto alla salute

Convegno: Attuazione e sostenibilità del diritto alla salute

Sapienza Università di Roma

12 Nov 2012

Il corpo umano dopo la morte: aspetti giuridici

Convegno: Diritto e multidimensionalità del corpo umano

Università di Trento

30 Nov 2012

Le droit à la connaissance de ses origines biologiques dans la jurisprudence de la Cour constitutionnelle italienne, du Conseil constitutionnel et de la CEDH

4es Doctoriades euro-méditerranéennes

Université de Toulon

06 Jun 2012

Conscientious objection in medical law: cases from Italy

Script Conference 2012

University of Edinburgh

12 Jul 2010

La liberté de conscience en Espagne, en France et en Italie : le cas de la clause de conscience des médecins face à l’interruption volontaire de grossesse

2es Doctoriades euro-méditerranéennes

Université de Toulon

Teaching

Spring Semester 2017

International Chair

LUISS University - Rome

Winter Semester 2016

The Role and Legitimacy of Constitutional Courts in Europe (together with Armin von Bogdandy and Sabrina Ragone)

Goethe University Frankfurt

Winter Semester 2016

EU Fundamental Rights

Mannheim University

Winter Semester 2015-2016

Comparative Constitutional Law

Heidelberg University

Spring semester 2012, 2013, 2014

Diritto costituzionale della salute (Constitutional Health Law)

Università del Piemonte Orientale - Alessandria

Honours

2010: “Leopoldo Elia” Award, for the best Italian Ph.D. thesis in Constitutional law, promoted by the Astrid Foundation

2010: “Fausto Cuocolo” Award, for the best Italian Ph.D. thesis in Constitutional law, promoted by the Regional Council of Liguria

2006: Award for the best graduate student in Law of the University of Trento

Memberships

 ICON S - International Society of Public Law