•  118
    Democratic authority and the duty to fight unjust wars
    Analysis 73 (4): 668-676. 2013.
    Just war theory is dominated by two positions. According to the traditional view, combatants both on the just and the unjust side have an equal right to fight, which is not affected by the justice of the cause pursued by their state. According to a recent revisionist account, only combatants fighting for a just cause have such right. David Estlund has offered a sophisticated account that aims to reconcile these two views by looking at our duty to obey the order of democratic political institutio…Read more
  •  1
    This paper analyses 17th century Decisiones Rotae Romanae with focus on inheritance and testament. Given that there is a strong body of opinion that Roman Rota “facit communem opinionem”, that “Eorumque sententiae appellantur decisiones Rotae quae tantae auctoritatis sunt, ut habeantur pro legibus apud omnes nationes subiectas”, this study investigates the contents of the decisiones as to this topic. Giambattista De Luca, author of the masterpiece Theatrum veritatis et justitiae, states that usu…Read more
  •  3
    This book presents a broad overview of succession law, encompassing aspects of family law, testamentary law and legal history. It examines society and legal practice in Europe from the Middle Ages to the present from both a legal and a sociological perspective. The contributing authors investigate various aspects of succession law that have not yet been thoroughly examined by legal historians, and in doing so they not only add to our knowledge of past succession law but also provide a valuable k…Read more