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The collapse of the rule of law : the Messina earthquake and the state of exception (2012)
Journal Article
La Torre, M. (2012). The collapse of the rule of law : the Messina earthquake and the state of exception. Netherlands Journal of Legal Philosophy, 41(2), 159-176

Globalization is commonly cited as an important factor in theorising legal phenomena in the contemporary world. Although many legal disciplines have sought to adapt their theories to globalization, progress has been comparatively modest within contem... Read More about The collapse of the rule of law : the Messina earthquake and the state of exception.

Law as institution (2010)
Book
La Torre, M. (2010). Law as institution. Springer Publishing Company. doi:10.1007/978-1-4020-6607-8

The book's argument moves from discussing the relation between law and power. Theories defending the primacy of law over power are played against doctrines which center around the prevailing role of law. Legal positivism and natural law are here the... Read More about Law as institution.


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