Legal Dialogue

15/10/2019

Italian leaders decry human rights ruling on mafia prison regimes

Italian ministers, prosecutors and police chiefs have denounced a European court ruling that tough prison regimes for mafia bosses violate their human rights, warning the judgment will hinder the fight against organized crime across the continent.
Source: The Guardian
10/10/2019

Scotland criminalized smacking of children

The bill, introduced by Scottish Greens, makes it a criminal offense to smack children and abolishes the legal defense of "reasonable chastisement" previously available to parents.
Source: Euronews
10/10/2019

Scotland criminalized smacking of children

The bill, introduced by Scottish Greens, makes it a criminal offense to smack children and abolishes the legal defense of "reasonable chastisement" previously available to parents.
Source: Euronews
10/10/2019

Words about violation of rights and freedoms of Russians considered as a justification of terrorism

Russian journalist Svetlana Prokopieva is charged with “justifying terrorism” after writing about the violation of human rights in Russia.

Source: Novaya Gazeta

10/10/2019

Words about violation of rights and freedoms of Russians considered as a justification of terrorism

Russian journalist Svetlana Prokopieva is charged with “justifying terrorism” after writing about the violation of human rights in Russia.

Source: Novaya Gazeta

10/10/2019

132 thousand descendants of expelled Jews apply for Spanish citizenship

The law introduced four years ago was designed to atone for Spain's 15th-century “historical wrong”.
Source: The Guardian
10/10/2019

132 thousand descendants of expelled Jews apply for Spanish citizenship

The law introduced four years ago was designed to atone for 15th-century “historical wrong”.
Source: The Guardian
10/10/2019

Italy reduces size of parliament to save €1bn

Italy's parliament has voted to cut the number of representatives in both houses by more than a third.
Source: BBC
10/10/2019

Romania’s second European Commission candidate rejected

Romania’s second pick for the new European Commission, former Interior Minister Dan Nica, has not been approved for the list of hopeful EU commissioners.
Source: Balkan Insight