Western and Central Europe

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

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

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.

European Court of Human Rights Rules Switzerland Violated Right to Fair Hearing in Implementing Security Council Resolution (June 21, 2016)

Author: 
Aldo Perez

On June 21, 2016, the European Court of Human Rights Grand Chamber held in Al-Dulimi and Montana Management Inc.

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

Human Rights Committee Finds Irish Abortion Ban Subjected Woman to Suffering and Discrimination (June 9, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On June 9, 2016, the Human Rights Committee issued its fi

Court of Justice of the European Union Rules States Cannot Imprison non-EU Citizens for Illegal Entry (June 7, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

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

European Court of Human Rights Rules that Refusal to Provide a Public Service to Followers of Alevi Faith Constitutes Breach of Freedom of Religion (April 26, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On April 26, 2016, the European Court of Human Rights