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The Bologna Institute for Policy Research | Scholar Profile | Justin Frosini

Justin Frosini
Adjunct Professor of Constitutional Law
Director of the Center for Constitutional Studies and Democratic Development; Associate Professor of Comparative Public Law at the Luigi Bocconi University


Geographic Areas
Eastern Europe
Northern Africa
United Kingdom
Western Europe

International Law
Nation-building and Democratization
Rule of Law


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Background and Education
Prof. Frosini's fields of interest are comparative constitutional law, democratic development, constitutional adjudication, devolution and federalism. With specific regard to the Western Balkans, between 2000 and 2004, Frosini was involved in several projects sponsored by the European Union to provide on-line training for judges in Albania, BiH, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia. He is co-director of the Summer School "European Union and Legal Reform", Igalo, Montenegro. Prior to beginning his academic career, Frosini was an active politician at a local level, and in 2007 he was elected to the Constituent Assembly of Democratic Party of Emilia-Romagna. Frosini is also a member of the scientific committee of the Istituto De Gasperi; member of the scientific board of Istituzioni del Federalismo; member of the editorial board of Diritto pubblico comparato ed europeo and Quaderni costituzionali, Cronache dall'estero. Ph.D., constitutional law, University of Bologna.

Other Publications
Author of a book on the legal value of constitutional preambles as well as several articles and book chapters in English, Italian and Spanish in the field of comparative constitutional law with particular attention for federalism, regionalism and devolution, constitutional justice and forms of government.



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