Legal Dialogue

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 Migrant rights groups have called for the bill to be withdrawn, labeling it "too repressive."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
27/02/2018

Bulgaria mulls amendments to anti-corruption law

Bulgaria’s National Assembly is set to discuss a bill of amendments to the recently-passed controversial law meant to fight corruption, which will introduce a transition period concerning conflict of interest for municipal councillors.
Source: sofiaglobe.com
27/02/2018

UK ‘breaches Northern Ireland’s women’s rights’

The UK breaches the rights of women in Northern Ireland by unduly restricting their access to abortion, a UN Committee has found.
Source: bbc.com
27/02/2018

Amnesty International 2017/18 report is out

The Report documents the state of the world’s human rights in 159 countries and territories during 2017.
Source: amnesty.org
27/02/2018

EU top court found Poland guilty of breaching air quality norms

The case was brought against Poland in December 2015 by the European Commission, which found that the daily limit for harmful air pollutants had been regularly breached in most parts of the country between 2007 and 2015.
Source: dw.com