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Rule of Law Update – January 2023

News from the courts Cases CJEU C-373/22 – NE 08/06/2022 (Bulgaria) Charges were brought against NE in proceedings before the Spetsializiran nakazatelen sad (Specialised Criminal Court; ‘the referring court’). At the preliminary hearing in this case, NE sought the disqualification of the court, since he questions the impartiality of both …

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Rule of Law Update

Rule of law update – October 2022

News from the courts Decisions CJEU C-480/21 (Order of Court, 12 july 2022): Reference for a preliminary ruling – Article 99 of the Rules of Procedure of the Court of Justice – Judicial cooperation in criminal matters – European arrest warrant – Framework Decision 2002/584/JHA – Article 1(3) – Surrender …

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Events

Report en Recordings of the Conference on Media Freedom and Pluralism in EU Law (11 Oct 2022, Brussels)

Introduction The Meijers Committee organized a Conference on Media Freedom and Pluralism in EU law on 11 October 2022 in Brussels, as a response to the brand new proposal for the European Media Freedom Act (EMFA) and based on our recent report on media pluralism. To generate a discussion, the Conference contained …

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Rule of law update – July 2022

News from the courts No remarkable news from the CJEU and ECtHR. Poland Rule of law report 2022, Country chapter Poland: The report expressed serious concerns regarding the independence of the Polish judiciary (in particular, the perpetuating irregularities in the appointment of judges in Poland, as well as the separation …

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Rule of law update – june 2022

NEWS FROM THE COURTS  CJEU On 28 and 29 June the hearings took place of the joint case relating to the independence of the judiciary and the state of the rule of law in Poland (C-204/21, C-615/20 C-671/20, C-181/21, C-269/21). The AG’s opinions in these cases will be delivered on …

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Events

Inaugural lecture prof. dr. John morijn

On Friday 24 June 2022, prof. dr. John Morijn gave his inaugural lecture on the acceptance of the post of endowed professor of Law and politics in international relations at the University of Groningen Faculty of Law. The topic of the lecture was the law and politics of protecting liberal …

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