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Luigi Daniele

Lecturer

Nottingham Law School

Staff Group(s)
Academic Division Nottingham Law School staff

Role

Luigi Daniele joined the Nottingham Law School staff faculty in October 2015 as a Doctoral Researcher. He also teaches part-time as a HP Lecturer on the optional undergraduate final year Laws of Armed Conflict module.

Career overview

Luigi is a PhD candidate at Nottingham Trent University and University of Naples Federico II. He holds qualifications from the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, the Irish Centre for Human Rights and the Institute of Higher Studies in Criminal Sciences. He also consulted as a junior expert in criminal justice and human rights for governmental and non-governmental organisations.

Research areas

Luigi's research interests focus on International Criminal Law (ICL), International Humanitarian Law (IHL), Human Rights, International Legal Theory, and Critical and Supranational Criminology. He is currently working on the issue of 'Indiscriminate Attacks' in armed conflicts as jus in bello violations, comparing the ICL and IHL legal frameworks and enquiring into the existing gaps in coverage between customary war crimes and the conduct enshrined in Art.8 of the 1998 Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. He is conducting his research between NTU and the University of Naples Federico II.

Luigi is a member of the Centre for Conflicts, Rights and Justice.

External activity

Luigi has participated in a number of international conferences and debates, and holds qualifications from the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, the Irish Centre for Human Rights and the Institute of Higher Studies in Criminal Sciences. He has written on the international criminal consequences of the conduct of hostilities in the Israel / Palestine conflict for the Italian Society of International Law, and has been consulted as a junior expert in criminal justice and human rights by governmental and non-governmental organisations. He is also collaborating with the International Observatory on Human Rights on the issue of administrative detentions in occupied territories.

Publications

Daniele, L. (2016). Disputing the Indisputable. Genocide Denial and Freedom of Expression in the Perinçek v. Switzerland (Grand Chamber) Judgement of the European Court of Human Rights; [forthcoming] Nottingham Law Journal, 25.

Daniele, L. (2015). La Palestina aderisce alla Corte Penale internazionale: e ora?; [Blog] Italian Society of International Law, 10 Jan 2015 (Reflections on Palestine's adhesion to the International Criminal Court. The conduct of hostilities in Gaza and the tangled scenarios of prosecution pursuant to the Rome Statute, between normative contradictions and political implications).

Daniele, L., Morgantini, L. and De Franco, E. (2014). Margine Criminale a Gaza; [online] Il Manifesto, 1 Oct 2014 (Comment to the findings of the Russell Tribunal on Palestine's Jury, concluding its Extraordinary Session of Brussels about the operation "Protective Edge").