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Stefania Amato

Stopping the blue wave

Torture in S. Gimignano prison: one of the first judgments convicting violence in blue uniform, applying the new crime

Issue 6/2021

Abstract. Comment on the decision of the Preliminary Hearing Judge of Siena on February 17, 2021, filed on May 7, 2021, convicting the defendants for torture against an inmate: it is the second time in Italy. The judgment is characterized by peculiar breadth, completeness and precision


SUMMARY: 1. Prison and violence. – 2. The facts of San Gimignano. – 3. More about facts: the “sudden blue wave”. – 4. Analysis of the rule. – 5. Some considerations.


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