The Italian legal system is “based on Roman law, particularly its civil law” (Prosser, 2011, p. 289). The penal code was revised in 1990 to incorporate common-law aspects (Prosser, 2011, p. 289). The legal system in Italy is extremely slow, “the average time between indictment and a court judgment is ten years” (Prosser, 2011, p. 289).
Italy’s religious breakdown is “Christian 80% (overwhelming Roman Catholic with very small groups of Jehova Witnesses and Protestants), Muslims NEGL (about 700
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