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VACATURE Lid van de subcommissie Rechtsstaat, Commissie Meijers

De Commissie Meijers is een onafhankelijke groep van juridische experts die de Europese instellingen en de Eerste en Tweede Kamer (ongevraagd) adviseert over de Europese rechtsstaat en fundamentele rechten. De Commissie Meijers bestaat uit juridische academici, rechters en advocaten die gespecialiseerd zijn in verschillende Europeesrechtelijke onderwerpen, zoals Europees asiel-, straf- …

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Rule of Law Update

Rule of Law Update – April 2024

NEWS FROM THE COURTS CJEU judgments CJEU (GC) judgment of 9 January 2024, joined cases C-181/21 en C-269/21Preliminary references by Polish courts (inadmissible in both cases)The case concerns a consumer credit contract dispute focusing on fairness of terms. However, the referring court’s questions pertain to the judicial panel tasked with …

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Rule of Law Update

Rule of Law Update – January 2024

NEWS FROM THE COURTS Cases ECtHR Ikotity and Others v. Hungary – Application no. 50012/17 5/10/2023Right to freedom of expressionOpposition members of parliament were sanctioned for using posters without permission during an interpellation speech by a colleague. The Court determined that the reasons behind the decisions were relevant to the …

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Events

Frontex Roundtables – 26 January, Brussels

📢 Announcement: Frontex Roundtables co-organized by the Meijers Committee (26/01) We’re thrilled to invite you to a discussion of the aftermath of the General Court’s ruling in WS and Others v. Frontex. 📅 Event Details:Topic: The aftermath of WS and Others v. Frontex: is the battle for accountability lost?Organizers: Maastricht …

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Rule of Law Update

Rule of Law Update – September 2023

NEWS FROM THE COURTS CASES CJEU Court of Justice judgments C‑204/21 – European Commission v Poland ECLI:EU:C:2023:442 5/06/2023 (Commission) In 2021, the Commission brought an action against Poland regarding the “Muzzle Law” and the Disciplinary Chamber. With this judgment, the Court of Justice decides in line with the Commission’s action, …

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Rule of Law FAQs – Volume 2 (2023)

For over a year now, the Meijers Committee and Democracy Reporting International (DRI) have been helping politicians, journalists, and other actors navigate the tangled web of myths, lies, and half-truths surrounding the rule of law debates in Europe. This is the purpose of our Rule of Law FAQs, a handy …

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