Europe

ECtHR Rules for Plaintiff in Police Firearm Case

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger

On March 31, 2020, the European Court of Human Rights ruled in favor of the plaintiff in Andreea-Marusi Dumit

Two Cases in Polish Judicial Independence Saga Ruled Inadmissible by EU Court

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On March 26, 2020, the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) issued a judgment of inadmissibility in

EU Commission Opposes US Sanctions on Nord Stream 2 Citing International Law

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

The European Union Commission has responded to U.S.

Council of Europe Agrees Checklist for States on Democratic Checks and Balances

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On February 5, 2020, the Council of Europe's Committee of Ministers formally agreed a

United Kingdom Set to Withdraw from the European Union on January 31

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

Three and a half years after the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, the United Kingdom is set to withdraw formally on January 31, 2020, at 11 p.m. (U.K. time).

Venice Commission Publishes Urgent Opinion on Polish Draft Legislation

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On January 16, 2020, the Council of Europe's Venice Commission for Democracy Through Law and the

OSCE Publishes Urgent Interim Opinion on Rule of Law Situation in Poland

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On January 14, 2020, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) published an

D.C. Circuit Decides Its First Child Abduction Convention Appeal

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On December 27, 2019, the D.C.

Dutch Supreme Court Rules Netherlands Must Reduce Emissions

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On December 20, 2019, the Dutch Supreme Court (Hoge Raad) ordered the Dutch Government to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by twenty-five percent by the end of 2020 in its judgment in 

CJEU Interprets Meaning of "Accident" in Montreal Convention 1999

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On December 19, 2019, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued its