Law & Justice

  • Top Court Rules That France Can Deport Conservative Imam

    September 07, 2022

    France's highest administrative court, the Conseil d'Etat, has ruled that a French-Moroccan imam, who the french governmenet has accused of promoting hate, particularly against the jewish community and women, can be deported.

  • EU Judges Sue Council Over Polish Recovery Plan

    August 30, 2022

    Four organizations representing European judges filed a lawsuit against the Council of the European Union citing that the Council accepted Poland’s recovery plan while debate is still ongoing over rule-of-law concerns.

  • Russia Blacklists 39 Brits Including Politicians, Business people and Journalists

    August 03, 2022

    Adding to the list of 200 British citizens banned from entering Russian territory, the country has added an additional 39 individuals including prominent politicians and journalists, due to, according to the Russian Foreign Ministry, their contribution « to London’s hostile course aimed at demonizing of our country and its international isolation.”

  • European Parliament Ends Case to Force EU Action on Rule-of-Law

    August 03, 2022

    Due to a fragile legal case, The European Parliament has dropped a lawsuit against the European Commission that demanded the utilization of the newly created rule of law mechanism that would allow the cutting of funds to countries accused of not respecting EU laws.

  • Greece Taken to EU Court Over Environmental Impact Assessment Failures

    July 27, 2022

    The European Commission is referring Greece to the Court of Justice after the commission decided that Greece has failed to carry out environmental impact assessments for certain large infrastructure projects under the 1985 Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Directive.

  • UK High Court Orders Government to Provide Details on Plans to Hit Net Zero Targets

    July 20, 2022

    The United Kingdom’s High Court has ruled that the UK government’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), who published its Net Zero Strategy in October 2021 describing its plan to deliver net zero emissions by 2050, left out vital components and has ordered the BEIS to publish a new, more detailed report for March 2023.

  • Online Platforms in the EU are Given One Hour to Remove Terrorist Content Under New Regulation

    June 07, 2022

    Social media platforms including Facebook, Google and Twitter now have an hour to take down terrorist content such as music, livestreams, photos or videos inciting violence or risk fines of billions of euros as the EU’s terrorist content regulation, which was passed in 2021 comes into force.

  • Politico: Putin Allies Fight Back Against EU Sanctions in Court

    June 03, 2022

    More than twenty of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s allies including businessmen, politicians and other individuals connected to the Kremlin are suing the Council of the EU after having been sanctioned following the invasion of Ukraine.

  • Tettenborn: In Defense of the British Bill of Rights

    May 18, 2022

    Andrew Tettenborn writing in The Spectator argues that critics are wrong to attack Dominic Raab’s plan revealed during the Queen’s Speech to make adjustments to the Human Rights Act by replacing it with a British Bill of Rights, keeping Britain in the European Convention on Human Rights concerning International matters but will emphasize British law on domestic issues.

  • EU Citizens May be able to Claim Damages for Pollution Levels

    May 11, 2022

    Juliane Kokott, Advocate General to the European Court of Justice, said EU governments may be held liable if they have failed to meet air quality promises following a French citizen’s request for €21 million in damages from the French governement.

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