Eastern Europe and Eurasia

European Court of Human Rights Rules Removal of Child Born via Surrogacy from Intended Parents Not a Rights Violation (January 24, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On January 24, 2017, the European Court of Human Rights ruled in Paradiso and Campanell

U.K. Supreme Court Rules “Brexit” Trigger Must Receive Parliamentary Approval (January 24, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On January 24, 2017, the U.K.

ECtHR Rules Russia Discriminated by Prohibiting U.S. Nationals from Adopting Russian Children (January 17, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On January 17, 2017, the European Court of Human Rights ruled in the Case of A.H. and Others v.

UN Security Council Passes Resolution on Russia and Turkey’s Efforts in Syria (December 31, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On December 31, 2016, the United Nations Security Council passed a resolution welcoming the efforts

Court of Justice of the European Union Rules States May Not Impose General Obligations on Data Retention (December 21, 2016)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On December 21, 2016, the Court of Justice of the European Union

European Council on Refugees and Exiles Releases Study of EU's "Hot Spot" Approach to Migration (December 5, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On December 5, 2016, the European Council on Refugees and Exiles (Council) released a study

UN Security Council Issues Resolution on Multinational Stabilization Force in Bosnia and Herzegovina (November 8, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On November 8, 2016, the United Nations Security Council, acting under its Chapter VII authority, passed a

Scotland Expected to Join Legal Challenge to Brexit (November 6, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On November 6, 2016, reports circulated that Scotla

CJEU Rules Member States May Not Expel or Refuse Residency to Non-EU Nationals Acting as Sole Caretakers of EU Minors Based Solely on Criminal Record (September 13, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On September 13, 2016, the Court of Justice of the European Union held that European Union (EU) law does not allow member states to expel non-EU nationals from EU territory or automatically refuse