Research

Access to Justice; Alternative Dispute Resolution; Comparative Legal Studies (especially Comparative Family Law); International and Comparative Human Rights (especially rights of children, and of LGBTI people); Cause Lawyering; Law in Context.

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

ENGLISH

AUTHORED BOOK:

  • (2014) Pasolini’s Italian Premonitions: Same-Sex Unions and the Law in Comparative Perspective, London: Wildy, Simmonds & Hill.

EDITED COLLECTIONS:

  • (2016) Interdisciplinary Studies and Comparative Law, London: Wildy, Simmonds and Hill Publishing (co-edited with Nicholas Foster and Michael Palmer).
  • (2015) Interdisciplinary Studies and Comparative Law, Special Issue of the Journal of Comparative Law; co-edited with Nicholas Foster and Michael Palmer, Vol IX, Issue 2.
  • (2015)(ed) Same-Sex Couples and Mediation in the EU, EU Commission - DG Justice - Project: Litigious Love: Same-Sex Couples and Disputes in the EU, available at: www.litigiouslove.eu.Published by Wildy, Simmonds and Hill.

BOOK SECTIONS:

  • (2017) 'Together Forever: Are You Kidding Me? Catholicism, Same-Sex Couples, Disputes and Dispute Resolution in Italy,' in Samia Bano (ed) Gender and Justice in Family Law Disputes. Women, Mediation and Religious Arbitration, Waltham, MA: Brandeis University Press, pp. 292-317.
  • (2017) ‘Playing Hide-and-Seek! Barriers to Access to Justice for Family Disputants in England and Wales,’ in Geraldine  George (ed) "Droit, Langues et Cultures: Regards Croisés sur les Difficultés d'Accès à la Justice au Royaume-Uni", Paris: Editions Pantheon-Assas, pp. 111-124.
  • (2016) 'Domestic Violence in Comparative Perspective', in Susanna Pozzolo and Giacomo Viggiani (eds) Investigating Gender-Based Violence, EU Commission - Daphne Programme - Project: Bleeding Love: Raising Awareness on Domestic and Dating Violence Against Lesbians and Transwomen in the European Union. Published in England by Wildy Simmonds and Hill, pp.65-83.
  • (2015) 'Mediation and Same-Sex Couples: an Overview', in Maria Federica Moscati (ed) Same-Sex Couples and Mediation in the EU, EU Commission - DG Justice - Project: Litigious Love: Same-Sex Couples and Disputes in the EU, available at: www.litigiouslove.eu.
  • (2015) 'England', in Maria Federica Moscati (ed) Same-Sex Couples and Mediation in the EU, EU Commission - DG Justice - Project: Litigious Love: Same-Sex Couples and Disputes in the EU, available at: www.litigiouslove.eu.
  • (2015)'Sometimes as a Child, Sometimes as an Adult: Children and Access to Justice in   Italy', in Alison Diduck, Noam Peleg and Helen Reece (eds) Law in Society: Reflections on Children, Family, Culture and Philosophy, Leiden, Boston: Brill Nijhoff, pp. 571-588.
  • (2009) ‘Ethiopia’, in Chuck Stewart (ed) The Greenwood Encyclopaedia of LGBT Issues Worldwide, Santa Barbara, CA: Greenwood Press, Vol. 3, pp. 41-46.

PEER REVIEWED ARTICLES:

  • (2010)      ‘Trajectory of Reform: Catholicism, the State and the Civil Society in the      Development of LGBT Rights’, Liverpool      Law Review, Vol. 31, No. 1, pp. 51-68.
  • (2009) ‘Individual Autonomy, Public Wrongs, and Sexual Orientation: The Italian Case in Comparative Perspective’, The Journal of Comparative Law, 2009, Vol. IV, Is. 2, pp. 29-43.
  • (2009) ‘The Third Gender Case’ Decision of the Supreme Court of Nepal on the Rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transsexual and Intersex People’, The Journal of Comparative Law, 2009, Vol. IV, Is. 2, pp. 291-297 (co-authored with Hary Puyal).

BOOK REVIEWS:

  • (2011) Book Review: Elaine Sutherland (2011) The Future of Child and Family Law, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, in The Journal of Comparative Law, 2011, Vol.VI, Is. 2, pp. 327-330.
  •  (2009) Book Review: William Twining, W (2009) General Jurisprudence. Understanding Law from a Global Perspective, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, in The Journal of Comparative Law, 2009, Vol. IV, Is. 2, pp. 305-307.

 

REPORTS, WORKING PAPERS:

  • (2015) "Italy", in Giacomo Viggiani (ed) Domestic and Dating Violence against LBT Women in the EU, EU Commission - Daphne Programme - Project: Bleeding Love: Raising Awareness on Domestic and Dating Violence Against Lesbians and Transwomen in the European Union. Available at: www.bleedinglove.eu 
  • (2015) Love is not abuse. Information brochure on domestic and dating violence against lesbian, bisexual and tran womenco-authored with Anna Lorenzetti, Piergiorgio Masi, Benedetta Ciampa, Ylenia Zeqireya. Per EU Commission - Daphne Programme - Project: Bleeding Love: Raising Awareness on Domestic and Dating Violence Against Lesbians and Transwomen in the European Union. Available at: www.bleedinglove.eu 
  • (2015) Same-Sex Couples and Mediation: A Practical Handbook, EU Commission - DG Justice - Project: Litigious Love: Same-Sex Couples and Disputes in the EU, available at: www.litigiouslove.eu.

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS:

  • (2015) (ed) LGBTI Persons and Access to Justice,  EU Commission - DG Justice - Project: Litigious Love: Same-Sex Couples and Disputes in the EU, available at: www.litigiouslove.eu. (co-edited with Anna Lorenzetti).

CHINESE

 

  •  (2013) 'Disputes, Dispute Resolution and Same-Sex Couples', in Michael Palmer and Zang Qin (eds) Essays on Dispute Resolution, Legal Practice and Comparative Law,pp.27-37.

 

ITALIAN

  • (2016) ‘Pasolini incontra Cappelletti’, in Elisa Contu et al (eds) Rileggendo Pasolini, Roma: Aracne, pp. 97-109. 
  • (2015) 'Italia' in in Giacomo Viggiani (ed) Domestic and Dating Violence against LBT Women in the EU, EU Commission - Daphne Programme - Project: Bleeding Love: Raising Awareness on Domestic and Dating Violence Against Lesbians and Transwomen in the European Union. Available at: www.bleedinglove.eu 
  • (2011) ‘Genitorialita’ Sociale: Aspetti di Diritto Comparato’ (Social Parenthood: Aspects of Comparative Law) in Schuster, A (ed) Omogenitorialita, Filiazione, Orientamento Sessuale e Diritto,  Milano: Mimesis, pp. 67-80.
  •  (2010) ‘Tre motivi empirici e legali per dire si al matrimonio tra persone dello stesso sesso’, (Three empirical and legal reasons to say yes to same-sex marriage) in R. Bin, G. Brunelli, A. Guazzarotti, A. Pungiotto, P.Veronesi (eds) La societa’ naturale e i suoi nemici. Sul paradigma eterosessuale del matrimonio (Natural society and its enemies. On the heterosexual paradigm of marriage) Torino: Giappichelli Editore, pp. 281-286.
  •  (2004) ‘L’avvocato del Minore in USA e Europe’, (The Children’s Attorney in the USA and Europe), Lessico di Diritto di Famiglia, Vol. 2, pp. 12-22.
  •  (2003) Cioccolato Positivo: Dossier su Lavoro Minorile e Traffico di Minori nei Campi di Cacao, Roma: Save the Children Italy, (Positive Chocolate: Dossier on child labour and child trafficking in cocoa farms).
  •  (2002) ‘Studio Comparato su Divorzio in Paesi EU’, (A comparative study on divorce in EU countries), Lessico di Diritto di Famiglia, Vol. 3-4, pp. 25-35.
  • (2002) ‘Danno Catastrofico’, (Catastrophic Moral Damage), Lessico di Diritto di Famiglia, Vol. 1, pp. 15-26.
  • (2001) ‘Studio Comparato su Giustizia Minorile’, Rome: Save the Children Italy, (A comparative study of juvenile justice).

 BOOK FOR CHILDREN:

  • (2016) Rainbow after the Storm: Mylo and His Dads Go to the Mediator, available at: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/profiles/355203/publications 

OTHER PUBLICATIONS:

  • (2017) 'Religious Freedom and School Uniforms: Shabina Begum Ten Years On", (co-authored with Nuno Ferreira), available at: 
    http://slsablog.co.uk/blog/blog-posts/religious-freedom-and-school-uniforms-shabina-begum-ten-years-on/
  • (2016) 'Ddl Cirinna' e step-parent adoption: compromessi politici in violazione dei diritti dell'infanzi', available at: www.retelenford.it
  • (2015) L'amore non e' violenza. Opuscolo informativo sulla violenza verso le donne trans, bisessuali e lesbiche, co-authored with Anna Lorenzetti, Piergiorgio Masi, Benedetta Ciampa, Ylenia Zeqireya. Per EU Commission - Daphne Programme - Project: Bleeding Love: Raising Awareness on Domestic and Dating Violence Against Lesbians and Transwomen in the European Union. Available at: www.bleedinglove.eu