This article deals with IP cases and COVID-19 emergency in Italy and offers an introspective analysis into IP trials at the time of COVID-19
The Covid-19 emergency is changing the judiciary system, which is now facing one the biggest challenges in the last decades.
The introduction of social distancing rules has triggered a process of “modernization” of the judiciary activities. To that effect, new “digitalized” hearings and other alternative means (i.e. the filing of written notes with the Court a few days before the hrearing) have been introduced in place of physical hearings.