Western and Central Europe

French Appellate Court Considers Environment in Asylum Claim

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

Toward the end of 2020, the cour administrative d'appel de Bordeaux (administrative court of appeals in Bordeaux) issued a judgment on an asylum claim that substantively took environmental pollutio

UK Supreme Court Declines to Align False Imprisonment Law with ECHR

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On February 12, 2020, the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom (UK) issued its judgment in R (Jalloh)

Netherlands District Court Rules Benefits Fraud Detection Tool Violates Human Rights

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On February 5, 2020, the District Court of the Hague in the Netherlands issued a judgment (c

Eur. Ct. H.R. Rules in Favor of Two Lawyers Held Liable for Criticizing Judges

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

European Court of Human Rights: Holocaust Denial is Not Protected Free Speech

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

EU Court Rules That Facebook Can Be Ordered to Remove Content or Block It Worldwide

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

Court of Justice of the EU: Storing Cookies Requires Active Consent from Internet Users

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On October 1, 2019, the Court of Justice of the European Union (E.C.J.) issued its judgment in Case C-673/17,

UK Supreme Court Rules Prime Minister's Suspension of Parliament Unlawful

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On September 24, 2019, the UK Supreme Court unanimously held in R (Miller) v.

The Supreme Court of Portugal Issued a Judgment in the Cofemel v. G-Star Case Regarding Issue of Copyright Protection for "Aesthetic Effects" (September 12, 2019)

Author: 
Erin K. Lovall

On September 12, 2019, the Supremo Tribunal de Justiça (Supreme Court, Portugal), issued a