Western and Central Europe

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

The European Commission’s Proposal of an “Investment Court System” for TTIP: Stepping Stone or Stumbling Block for Multilateralizing International Investment Law?

On November 12, 2015, the European Commission submitted to the United States its Official Proposal for the establishment of an “investment court system” in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) currently under negotiation.[1] The Proposal provides for a two-tiered Tribunal to hear investor-state disputes, consisting of a Tribunal of First Instance and an Appeal Tribunal. For TTIP, the Tribunal is composed of twenty-one members, who are appointed by the European Union and the U.S.

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Volume: 
20
Issue: 
9
Author: 
Stephan W. Schill
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European Court of Human Rights Rules U.K. Authorities Did not Fail in Obligation to Conduct an Effective Investigation into Fatal Shooting in London Underground (March 30, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On March 30, 2016, the European Court of Human Rights ruled in Armani Da

European Court of Human Rights Rules Penalty Imposed on Journalist for Violation of Secrecy was Justified (March 29, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On March 29, 2016, the European Court of human Rights ruled in Bédat v.