Western and Central Europe

European Court of Human Rights Rules Non-Renewal of Employment Contract for Refusal to Remove Veil Does Not Violate European Convention on Human Rights (November 26, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On November 26, 2015, the European Court of Human Rights (Court) ruled (judgment only

European Court of Human Rights Decides Prohibition on Distributing Anti-Abortion Pamphlets near Clinic Violates Freedom of Expression (November 26, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On November 26, 2015, the European Court of Human Rights (Court) ruled in Annen v

EU Publishes Proposal for an International Investment Court under TTIP (November 12, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On November 12, 2015, the European Union (EU) published its proposal for investment protection an

Portuguese Company Wins Claim Brought Under Hungary-Portugal BIT (November 4, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On November 4, 2015, an arbitral tribunal constituted under the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (

Court of Justice of the European Union Defines the Concept of Extrajudicial Documents (November 11, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On November 11, 2015, the Court of Justice of the European Union (Court) issued a

European Court of Human Rights Rules Negationist and Anti-Semitic Performances Not Protected (November 10, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On November 10, 2015, the European Court of Human rights ruled in M’Bala M

France and U.S. Sign Bilateral Agreement on the Establishment of a Compensation Fund for Holocaust Victims Deported from France (November 1, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

European Parliament Votes to Refuse Snowden Extradition (October 29, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On October 29, 2015, the European Parliament voted to approve a resolution calling on member states to “drop any criminal charges against Edward Snowden, grant him protection and consequently preve

Italian Court Rules that Same-Sex Marriages Cannot Be Registered in Italy (October 29, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On October 26, 2015, Italy’s highest administrative court (Court) ruled (judgment only avai

European Court of Human Rights Decides Safeguards Regarding Surveillance of a Detainee’s Consultations with His Lawyer Were Insufficient (October 27, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On October 27, 2015, the European Court of Human Rights (Court) ruled in R.E. v.