Maria Giulia Bernardini
This article aims to dialogue with Delia Ferri, Francesco Palermo and Giuseppe Martinico, editors of the volume Federalism and the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The Implementation of the CRPD in Federal Systems and Its Implications, in relation to some of the major issues raised by the entry into force of the CRPD. From a legal-philosophical perspective, it is interesting to consider the impact of the CRPD on the reformulation of legal concepts and the redefinition of power relations. Although not all the issues identified have a direct impact on the federal set-up of legal systems that have ratified the CRPD, they are nevertheless worthy of clarification, as they shape the assumptions underlying the analyses that address the challenges the Convention continues to pose several years after its entry into force.