The article illustrates how the rights of same-sex couples are regulated in the European area. The article first highlights the increasing awareness, both within the ECHR system as well as the EU, that same-sex couples are entitled to some form of legal protection at an international level. The article then briefly presents the leading cases decided by the ECHR, the CJEU, and finally by Italian courts. Finally, the article focuses on the Italian legal system, and legislation adopted in 2016 that regulates same-sex civil unions in Italy. The article ends with a critical evaluation regarding the actual outcomes.

The rights of SAME SEX couples under EUROPEAN and ITALIAN LAW (II)

Angela Maria Romito
2019

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The article illustrates how the rights of same-sex couples are regulated in the European area. The article first highlights the increasing awareness, both within the ECHR system as well as the EU, that same-sex couples are entitled to some form of legal protection at an international level. The article then briefly presents the leading cases decided by the ECHR, the CJEU, and finally by Italian courts. Finally, the article focuses on the Italian legal system, and legislation adopted in 2016 that regulates same-sex civil unions in Italy. The article ends with a critical evaluation regarding the actual outcomes.
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