Legal Dialogue

19/11/2019

Suicides fall with gay marriage in Sweden and Denmark as stigma fades

The advent of gay marriage has cut suicide rates among lesbians and gay men in Sweden and Denmark. The researchers said reduced stigma for sexual minorities was likely driving the drop in deaths.
Source: Reuters
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

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