Eastern Europe and Eurasia

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

European Court of Human Rights Declares Complaints Concerning Shelling of Homes in Eastern Ukraine Inadmissible Due to Lack of Evidence (July 28, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On July 28, 2016, the European Court of Human Rights declared the complaints o

Turkish Lawmakers Adopt State of Emergency & Suspend Adherence to the European Convention on Human Rights (July 21, 2016)

Author: 
Douglas Cantwell

On July 21, 2016, Turkish parliament approved (press release available in Turkish)

UN Report Finds Impunity for Killings “Remains Rampant” in Ukraine Conflict (July 14, 2016)

Author: 
Aldo Perez

On July 14, 2016, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) released a

Court of Justice of the European Union Rules Beneficiary of Patent License Must Pay Royalty Even if it Does Not Infringe the Patented Technology (July 7, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On July 7, 2016, the Court of Justice of the European Union

Russia and China Issue Joint Declaration on Promotion and Principles of International Law (June 25, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On June 25, 2016, the Russian Federation and the People's Republic of China issued a

United Kingdom Votes to Leave European Union (June 23, 2016)

Author: 
Mary Snover

On June 23, 2016, the United Kingdom held a referendum on whether to leave or remain in the European Union. A nationwide majority of 51.9 percent voted to leave.

U.S. Supreme Court Rules on Extraterritorial Application of RICO (June 20, 2016)

Author: 
Aldo Perez

On June 20, 2016, the United States Supreme Court delivered its opinion in RJR Nabisco v.

Court of Justice of the European Union Holds the U.K. can Require Child Benefit and Tax Credit Recipients to Have a Right to Reside in the UK (June 14, 2016)

Author: 
Aldo Perez

On June 14, 2016, the Court of Justice of the European Union delivered its