Legal Dialogue

09/04/2018

German court rejects extradition of former Catalan leader on rebellion charge

The court agreed to release Puigdemont on bail. The former Catalan leader was arrested last month on a Spanish-issued arrest warrant as he entered Germany.
Source: reuters.com
09/04/2018

The verdict to the Russian historian Yuri Dmitriev

The court declared the head of the Karelian "Memorial" not guilty under the article on the manufacture of pornography. For the possession of weapons his liberty was restricted.
Source: zona.media
09/04/2018

Dutch referendum: Spy tapping powers ‘rejected’

Voters in the Netherlands appear to have narrowly rejected new online data collection powers for intelligence agencies in a referendum.
Source: bbc.com
02/04/2018

Poland’s Government Devastates its Supreme Court

A new law in Poland threatening the independence of its Supreme Court took effect.
Source: hrw.org
02/04/2018

The Guardian view on the Worboys parole case: verdict on a system

UK high court ruled that the jailed serial sex attacker John Worboys must face a new Parole Board hearing on his application for release on licence.
Source: theguardian.com
02/04/2018

The Russian State Duma to discuss another bill on the blocking the websites

On April 2, the State Duma introduced a bill that allows to block websites that publish information discrediting the honor and dignity of a person or the business reputation of the organization.
Source: meduza.io
02/04/2018

France, Germany under fire for failing to back ‘killer robots’ ban

France and Germany are pushing a compromise on the regulation of deadly weapons powered by artificial intelligence, angering activists who say Europe should be leading the charge for a ban.
Source: politico.eu
02/04/2018

Denmark: no more divorce by mouse click

A law supported by all parties in parliament stipulates that as of April 2019 couples with children must go through a three-month reflection phase before a divorce is possible.
Source: eurotopics.net
27/02/2018

France presents new immigration bill

The new legislation would criminalize illegal border crossings but aims to cut the waiting time on asylum applications. Migrant rights groups have called for the bill to be withdrawn, labeling it "too repressive."
Source: dw.com