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This article considers new legislation introduced in Malta to fight corruption, with prescription being removed in cases of the crime of corruption being committed by officers in the public service. Judge Giovanni Bonello draws a comparison...Read More

The final execution at the Corradino Prison took place on 5 July 1943, wherein Karmnu Zammit and his brother Guzeppi were hanged as they were found guilty of murdering Spiru Grech of Zabbar. In 1934 a new law was promulgated,1 by which a woman...Read More

This case is about plaintiffs Bezzina, owners of a property in Għargħur which was subsequently given to defendants Azzopardi under title of emphyteusis. On the expiration of the emphyteusis the title was converted into one of lease, with...Read More

In this article, Magistrate Scerri Herrera examines the state of Environmental legislation in a substantive, procedural and historical manner, while also comparing the Maltese situation with European Union legislation, International case law and...Read More

The rise of the cyberspace and use of social networking have resulted in further facilitation of both human communication and access to information. However, the cyberspace has also become a newfound haven for perpetrators, including offenders...Read More

Malta is currently and positively being perceived as the veteran within the EU for having been the first to regulate remote gaming way back in 2004.  In a preliminary ruling, the European Court of Justice had memorably referred to the...Read More

Of all the current legal and political controversies that have topped the headlines in recent times, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transsexual (collectively referred to as ‘LGBT’) rights have been particularly prominent. The late 2000s...Read More

Louis XIV’s infamous statement, ‘L’etat c’est moi’, accurately portrays how the idea of Head of State immunity was viewed in the past when it came to International Criminal Law. The Head of State was considered to be...Read More

In this case, the applicant Mr Micallef applied on behalf of his deceased sister alleging that she had been denied a fair hearing because of her lack of opportunity to make submissions before an independent and impartial tribunal as required...Read More

This article summarises the case Dr Joseph Zammit Tabona et vs Charles sive Charlie Saliba, Court of Appeal (Civil, Superior), 6 October 2009, wherein the defendant was accused of participating in a robbery and with reference to article 1049 of...Read More

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