Hostname: page-component-5d59c44645-hb754 Total loading time: 0 Render date: 2024-02-29T07:41:05.750Z Has data issue: false hasContentIssue false

The Crucifix Rage: Supranational Constitutionalism Bumps Against the Counter-Majoritarian Difficulty

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  09 June 2010


ECtHR in Lautsi v. Italy: Mandatory display of crucifix in public schools violates Convention – Secularism and semi-secularism in the Italian Constitution – Italian High Administrative Court: Display of crucifix affirms principle of secularism – Exclusionary effect of display – ECtHR, religious freedom and margin of appreciation: dark side of consensus – ECtHR finally veritably counter-majoritarian.

Copyright © T.M.C. Asser Press and the Authors 2010

Access options

Get access to the full version of this content by using one of the access options below. (Log in options will check for institutional or personal access. Content may require purchase if you do not have access.)