These disciplinary procedures are nothing to do with safeguarding judicial service standards but are an attempt to silence judges and ensure their submission to the Ministry of Justice.
Cyprus has over 15,000 asylum seekers in the country, but only a refugee centre for 250 of them. Watch the Brief from Brussels for more information on how the situation is spiralling out of control.
80 years ago, a crowd gathered for what was to become the last public execution by guillotine in France — a grim spectacle that was captured on film.
Knox, 31, is to take part in a panel entitled "Trial by Media" at the Criminal Justice Festival in Modena.
Judge Czubieniak became a part of the news cycle when a new judicial discipline committee – created by the ruling party [in Poland] in 2018 – made her the 28th judge to face investigation and possible sanctions.
The General Data Protection Regulation has shaped the way companies handle the personal data of EU citizens since 2018. Some are still adapting to the rules though. Learn more by watching The Brief from Brussels.
Reports of discriminatory acts in Italy increased fourfold between 2017 and 2018, soaring from 92 to 360.
In this edition we look at the wannabe MEPs who are standing for office in a foreign country. Greek former finance minister Yannis Varoufakis is campaigning in Germany, while Michel Barnier's son, Nicolas, is standing across the border from France in neighbouring Belgium.
Iohannis, who called the controversial referendum, has accused the PSD of a sustained "assault on justice" and trying to undermine the rule of law.
Romanian MPs have today approved criminal law changes that could shut down several ongoing high-level graft cases in what experts consider is one of the EU's most corrupt countries.
An Italian students' end-of-the-year barbecue, which turned into a forest fire, could result in a €27 million fine for damages.
Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange, who is now in custody in the UK, is facing a possible renewal of an allegation of rape in Sweden. Prosecutors said they were looking again at the case after a request by the lawyer of the alleged victim.
This is Miguel Roldan. He is a Spanish firefighter who says he helped save thousands of lives from drowning in the Mediterranean. But Italy is accusing him of aiding illegal immigration and working with human traffickers. He faces up to 20 years in prison if he is convicted.
In a significant move today, the European Commission launched an infringement procedure to protect judges in Poland from political control. [...] By failing to protect judges from political interference, the country’s disciplinary regime [...] threatens the functioning of the EU as a whole.
The 47-month sentence follows the lobbyist’s conviction last year for tax and bank fraud.
A new Human Rights Watch report released Wednesday found children with suspected links to the so-called Islamic State were facing torture and charges of terrorism under Iraqi and Kurdish authorities
Rival Tel Aviv protests over Bibi corruption charges
The European Parliament has made a short list of candidates for the new position.
Singer R Kelly, charged with multiple counts of sexual abuse, pleads not guilty
Spanish democracy took root following turbulent times. It is this belief in freedom and the rule of law that ensures all Spanish citizens get a fair trial, including pro-independence leaders from Catalonia.
Albert II has now decided to take his case to the Court of Cassation, the main court of last resort in Belgium.
Artificial intelligence is already at work in the US judicial system, European countries are in a testing phase, but many ethical questions arise when algorithms are used in a legal setting.
The European Court of Human Rights has ruled Italy must pay Amanda Knox €18,400 in damages, costs and expenses after Italian police had failed to provide legal assistance and a translator during questioning following the 2007 killing of her British roommate.
EU Commission cracks down on "golden visas"
Ex-Ivorian leader could face war crimes charges
Pelin Ünker found guilty of "defamation and insult" for writing about companies owned by former Prime Minister Yildirim