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The obligation to extradite or prosecute the former members of the Argentine military junta: the Carlos Luis Malatto case in Italy

The obligation to extradite or prosecute the former members of the Argentine military junta: the Carlos Luis Malatto case in Italy

A video showing a bare waist Carlos Luis Malatto (69) on the terrace of a house in inland Sicily, recently published by the Italian press, brought back the attention to his case. How can a former lieutenant of the Argentine military junta enjoy the buen ritiro in Sicily? And what can be done, in Italy, to redress the suffering of the victims?

The Appropriate Occasion Has Now Arisen: the Court of Justice of the European Union on the meaning of ‘issuing judicial authorities’ within the Framework Decision on the European Arrest Warrant

The Appropriate Occasion Has Now Arisen: the Court of Justice of the European Union on the meaning of ‘issuing judicial authorities’ within the Framework Decision on the European Arrest Warrant

With a judgment of 27 May 2019, in joint cases C-508/18 and C-82/19 PPU, the Court of Justice of the European Union held that German prosecutors lack the required independence to issue valid European Arrest Warrants under the Framework Decision. But what are the consequences for the other Member States?