Protocollo 16 e identità costituzionale
The essay highlights the beneficial role of Protocol No. 16 for fundamental rights, focusing on the added value of the same in terms of awareness and proper use of the constitutional identity, which finds its most distinguishing expression in the domain of human rights. It therefore explores some technical issues that came up as consequence of the entry into force of Protocol No. 16, with specific regard to “multiple preliminarity” scenarios. Finally, the essay argues against those who have challenged the implementation of the Pdrotocol in the domestic legal order.