Legal Dialogue

03/12/2019

European Parliament calls on Russia to stop illegitimate prosecution of Lithuanian judges

In the text adopted by 493 votes, MEPs call on Russia to stop illegitimately prosecuting Lithuanian judges and, EU countries should refuse any legal assistance to Russia in this case.
Source: European Parliament
26/11/2019

79% of Russian women convicted of murder defended themselves against domestic violence

Four out of five women convicted of murder in 2016–2018 in reality were trying to defend themselves against domestic violence.
Source: Novaya Gazeta
26/11/2019

79% of Russian women convicted of murder defended themselves against domestic violence

Four out of five women convicted of murder in 2016–2018 in reality were trying to defend themselves against domestic violence.
Source: Novaya Gazeta
26/11/2019

Poland elects controversial judges to constitutional court

Poland’s parliament elected three ruling party nominees as judges to the constitutional court, raising concerns about the court’s independence. The most disputed of the three judges is Stanislaw Piotrowicz, a former communist-era state prosecutor.
Source: The Washington Post
26/11/2019

Poland elects controversial judges to constitutional court

Poland’s parliament elected three ruling party nominees as judges to the constitutional court, raising concerns about the court’s independence. The most disputed of the three judges is Stanislaw Piotrowicz, a former communist-era state prosecutor.
Source: The Washington Post
26/11/2019

EU fails to agree on privacy rules for WhatsApp, Skype

The European Commission kicked off the process two years ago with its proposal for an ePrivacy regulation which would ensure that tech companies offering online messaging and email services would be subjected to the same tough rules as telecoms providers.
Source: Euraktiv
26/11/2019

EU fails to agree on privacy rules for WhatsApp, Skype

The European Commission kicked off the process two years ago with its proposal for an ePrivacy regulation which would ensure that tech companies offering online messaging and email services would be subjected to the same tough rules as telecoms providers.
Source: Euraktiv
26/11/2019

Northern Ireland facing millions in EU fines over environmental failures

The European Commission has begun proceedings against the UK over alarming 'infractions' of EU standards such as failures for shellfish waters to meet food hygiene regulations, breaches of air quality levels and failures to preserve wildlife and flora through special conservation areas.
Source: The Irish News
26/11/2019

Northern Ireland facing millions in EU fines over environmental failures

The European Commission has begun proceedings against the UK over alarming 'infractions' of EU standards such as failures for shellfish waters to meet food hygiene regulations, breaches of air quality levels and failures to preserve wildlife and flora through special conservation areas.
Source: The Irish News