On 20 November 2015, the Italian Supreme Court finally brought to an end the so‐called “L’Aquila Trial” (see Appendix A), which concerned a meeting of experts that took place in L’Aquila on 31 March 2009, under the prompt of the Italian National Civil Protection (NCP).

For varied reasons, among which certainly was the fact that all official documentation related to the L’Aquila trial was in Italian language, much of the international discussion was based on second hand sources and thus inevitably susceptible to be easily influenced by the spreading of imprecise information (see Appendix B).

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