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New publications

Several interesting publications have been published on the EU Fundamental Rights Charter and the European Convention on Human Rights in the last few weeks. Here are some of them : 726 more words

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"Equality of Arms" and its Effect on the Quality of Justice at the ICC

Written by: Tosin Osasona [1]

The concept of equality of arms has a dinstinctive European origin and can be traced back to the medieval era, when dispute was settled by ordeal of trial by battle. 1,783 more words

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"When the Birches Up There are Greening"

The European Court of Human Rights has recently found that application in the case of Marta Jelševar and others v Slovenia (47318/07) concerning the alleged violation of Article 8 of ECHR is manifestly ill­-founded and must declared inadmissible. 367 more words

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Issue of Sovereignty

On the 16th October 2013, the Supreme Court dismissed appeals from two prisoners over the right to vote. British law states that convicted prisoners are banned from voting which conflicts with the European Court of Human Rights. 476 more words


Italian house passes penal reform

The Italian House on Wednesday passed a major penal reform bill into law aimed at clearing painfully overcrowded prison cells and decriminalizing undocumented immigration.

The law follows repeated pressure from the European Union to shape up Italy’s prisons and penal system. 177 more words


Election of ECHR judges

The Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe has on 27 March 2014 published information document… 85 more words

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The EU Is Now Too Big For Its Boots

A news item today confirms to me that the European Union has become too big, too bureaucratic and too powerful. It concerns a demonstration in Brussels Belgium of people demonstrating for separatism. 757 more words