Europe

ECtHR Issues Advisory Opinion to Armenia on Non-Retroactivity and Legislation by Reference

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger

On May 29, 2020, the European Court of Human Rights published an advisory opinion to the Constitutional Court of Armenia on retroactive application of law and whether references to specific article

ECtHR Publishes “Constitutional Matters” Factsheet

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger

In May 2020, the Department for the Execution of Judgments of the European Court of Human Rights published a Thematic Factsheet entitled “

CJEU Decides on Afghan/Iranian Asylum Seekers’ Case

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger

On May 14, 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union delivered its judgment in Joined Cases C-924/19 PPU

The Civil Protection Mechanism of the European Union: A Solidarity Tool at Test by the COVID-19 Pandemic

After the first cases of what would later be named "COVID-19" were notified by China on December 31, 2019, the European Union (EU) reported its three first detected cases on January 24, 2020. As of April 18, 785,229 detected cases and 78,576 deaths had been reported by the 27 EU member states, while the total number of detected cases and deaths reported worldwide were 2,197,593 and 153,090 respectively.

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24
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7
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Hélène De Pooter
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European Committee on Social Rights Releases Statement of Interpretation on the Right to Protection of Health

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger

On April 22, 2020, the Council of Europe announced that the Eu

ECtHR Announces New President: Robert Spano (Iceland)

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger

Council of Europe Publishes Human Rights Guidelines on Algorithms and Automation

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On April 8, 2020, the Council of Europe published a set of human rights guidelines on alg

ECtHR Rules in Favor of Victims’ Relatives in Lethal Force Case

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger

CJEU Rules against Poland, Hungary, and Czech Republic in Refugee Relocation Case

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger

The Snow Crab Dispute in Svalbard

The Spitsbergen (Svalbard) archipelago, located over 400 miles East of northern Greenland in the Arctic Ocean, was terra nullius until a 1920 treaty (Svalbard Treaty) recognized the "full and absolute sovereignty of Norway" over this territory.[1] Snow crabs settled in the region some two decades ago and have since become abundant in these waters.

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24
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4
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Hélène De Pooter
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