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Romano, Santi (1875–1947)
Santi Romano was a leading figure of the Italian general theory of law in the first half of the twentieth century and a prominent representative of institutionalism. He was the professor of constitutional law at the universities of Pisa, Milan, and Rome and president of the Consiglio di Stato , the apex Italian administrative court. His main works were Lo Stato moderno e la sua crisi (1910, The Modern State and Its Crisis), L'ordinamento giuridico (1917, The Legal Order), and Frammenti di un dizionario giuridico (1947, Fragments of a Legal Dictionary). Romano took part in the antiformalist movements concerning the general theory of law. He ...