Communications

CJEU Rules Websites May Have Legitimate Interest in Storing User Data to Protect Against Cyberattacks (October 19, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On October 19, 2016, the Court of Justice of the European Union

The Principles of Confidentiality and Noninterference in Communications with Lawyers and Legal Advisers in Recent ICJ and ECHR Case Law

“Legal professional privilege,” or “attorney-client privilege,” as it is often called in domestic legal systems, includes the right of noninterference in communications between clients and their legal advisers, as well as the right of confidentiality of such communications. They are essential conditions for the legal profession and well-protected principles in national, regional, and international legal orders, which only allow for exceptional restrictions.

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Volume: 
20
Issue: 
16
Author: 
Géraldine Giraudeau
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The European Court of Justice Declares the Commission’s U.S. “Safe Harbour” Decision Invalid (October 6, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On October 6, 2015, the European Court of Justice (Court)

European Union and the U.S. Complete Data Protection Umbrella Agreement (September 8, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On September 8, 2015, the European Union and the U.S.

IACHR Office of the Special Rapporteur Calls on the U.S. to Reform NSA Collection Program (May 14, 2015)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On May 14, 2015, the Office of the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights