The Hungarian government’s decision to comply with the Luxembourg court’s judgement makes perfect sense in the illiberal calculus of strategically resetting the terms of EU membership.
In a single decision, the German Constitutional Court struck two blows at the heart of European integration: its common currency and the primacy of EU law. The next weeks will tell us whether it will lead to disintegration or further integration.
The BVerfG has blown up more than 60 years of loyal dialogue with Luxembourg and has profoundly eroded the authority of the EU’s highest jurisdiction. This comes at a particularly sensitive time.
It relates to the case of four migrants from Afghanistan and Iran, who had their applications rejected by Hungarian authorities.
Government bond-buying is at the centre of a complex legal row, bringing national and federal justice into the spotlight.
Poland's government has moved ahead with plans to hold the presidential election on May 10 via a new mail-in system. Human Rights Watch says the moved would not deliver "free, and fair" elections.
The decision comes at the end of an almost decade-long battle between budget carrier Ryanair and the Italian Competition and Market Authority
Poland, Hungary and Czech Republic breached EU law by failing to take in refugees, rules European Court of Justice
If the EU wants to survive as a meaningful organisation delivering for all of its citizens, it will have to step up its response to the ongoing rule of law crisis.
The European Court of Justice is hearing Google's appeal over a 2017 sanction for anti-competitive behaviour.
The EU passenger compensation scheme is broken. The mechanics of the program are not working today for airlines or passengers. That is because there is no uniform arbiter for when passengers are due compensation, and no streamlined process for either passengers or airlines to settle up.
He said the rules were disproportionate and unjustified.
Legitimate debate is completely different from destructive propaganda, the gratuitous bashing of the Spanish judiciary or the propagation of conspiracy theories. Let’s discuss everything, including legal or constitutional changes. But in the meantime, we democrats must abide by the law as it is.
More than two years ago, Oriol Junqueras was the legal, legitimate and elected vice president of Catalonia, contributing decisively to calling a referendum of self-determination. Now, he could also be remembered as a key shaper of Europe.
Oriol Junqueras, former Vice President of Catalonia, became a Member of the European Parliament as soon as he was elected – so says the EU's top court in Luxembourg. That means he enjoyed parliamentary immunity from that moment on, even if he was in pre-trial detention.
The pro-independence Esquerra Republicana party, which Oriol Junqueras leads, called for his "immediate release" from jailed.
The new proposed bill tries to put a definitive end to the activities of an abundant number of Polish judges to uphold the rule of law. The attack against judicial independence, then, takes a further step forward.
“They will not dare, right?” If I had a cent for every time a European politician, advisor or journalist asked me that regarding what is Spain ready to do to keep Catalonia inside its ranks, I would be rich by now.
“I feel like an entire machinery is against me,” Judge Monika Frąckowiak told me when I met her last month in the town of Poznań. “I will continue doing what I’m doing but I fear others might be silenced.”
The ruling, by the European Court of Justice said the labels could no longer imply that goods produced came from Israel itself.
The EU's top court opinion is a boost for the Catalan separatist movement and Oriol Junqueras, who was voted into the European Parliament in May despite being detained in Spain since 2017 following an illegal independence referendum.
The ECJ has ruled the 2017 reforms that lowered the retirement age for judges in Poland compromise the independence of courts and are gender discrimination.
Europe’s top court has upheld the strict protection that EU law offers to wolves and other species in a judgment published on Thursday.
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The Committee on Legal Affairs of the European Parliament decided on 3 September to submit observations to the European Court of Justice on the case of the jailed MEP from Catalonia, Oriol Junqueras. [...] The importance of the Court’s decision cannot be underestimated.
Russia-led Nord Stream 2 pipeline took the EU to court over "unfair legislation" meant to stall the project.