Legal Dialogue

13/11/2019

Spain passes law to kill off ‘online’ Catalan republic

The Spanish government can now shut down digital services without a court warrant as a "threat of public order”. The main aim of the legal modification is to end with the digital Republic of Catalonia.
Source: EU Observer
13/11/2019

Poland broke EU law by trying to lower age of retirement for judges

The European court of justice found that a 2017 policy to lower the retirement age for ordinary judges in Poland was unlawful because it gave too much power to the executive, and ruled that a decision to compel female judges to retire five years earlier than men broke EU equality law.
Source: The Guardian
13/11/2019

Poland broke EU law by trying to lower age of retirement for judges

The European court of justice found that a 2017 policy to lower the retirement age for ordinary judges in Poland was unlawful because it gave too much power to the executive, and ruled that a decision to compel female judges to retire five years earlier than men broke EU equality law.
Source: The Guardian
13/11/2019

France ‘takes back control’ with non-EU migrant quotas

France is to impose quotas on the number of foreign workers from outside the EU, as part of measures aimed at addressing concerns about immigration, asylum and integration.
Source: BBC
13/11/2019

France ‘takes back control’ with non-EU migrant quotas

France is to impose quotas on the number of foreign workers from outside the EU, as part of measures aimed at addressing concerns about immigration, asylum and integration.
Source: BBC
13/11/2019

Border checks in EU countries challenge Schengen Agreement

As large numbers of displaced people arrived in 2015, some Schengen countries reintroduced border checks and 6 are extending controls. That's illegal, EU observers say, and it undermines the idea of freedom of movement.
Source: Deutsche Welle

13/11/2019

Border checks in EU countries challenge Schengen Agreement

As large numbers of displaced people arrived in 2015, some Schengen countries reintroduced border checks and 6 are extending controls. That's illegal, EU observers say, and it undermines the idea of freedom of movement.
Source: Deutsche Welle

13/11/2019

Russian regional authorities shall not arbitrarily restrict the locations of the demonstrations, Constitutional Court ruled

The Constitutional Court lifted the ban on demonstration on the main square of Syktyvkar and also recognized as unconstitutional the law which banned rallies, marches and demonstrations in places that are within a radius of 50 meters from the entrance to the buildings of government and state institutions.
Source: Novaya Gazeta
13/11/2019

Russian Constitutional Court banned regional authorities from randomly limiting demonstrations

The Constitutional Court lifted the ban on demonstration on the main square of Syktyvkar and also recognized as unconstitutional the law which banned rallies, marches and demonstrations in places that are within a radius of 50 meters from the entrance to the buildings of government and state institutions.
Source: Novaya Gazeta