The European Parliament has voted on a resolution saying that rule of law in Hungary and Poland is still deteriorating. Which means that the EU is failing to bring these countries to realign with the Union’s core values.
The trial will begin on Tuesday.
The lawyers' protest came after a day of demonstrations by opponents of a plan to sweep away France's 42 pension schemes in favour of a single system.
Lawyers for ex-Nissan boss Ghosn "betrayal"
We look back at some of the issues plaguing European politicians this week.
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.
The ex-police officer from Argentina, who has lived for more than three decades in France, was extradited for crimes during the military dictatorship.
Serial rapist Joseph McCann, once the most wanted man in the UK, was found guilty on Friday of 37 charges at his trial in Old Bailey, including rapes against women and children and kidnapping.
“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.
At the 4th annual Women in Europe awards, four women were recognized for their work in raising awareness for women's issues.
The rule of law, as opposed to what the minister Judit Varga writes, is not one of the current “buzzwords” but a constitutional foundation for our civilization, the operation of the state and our daily life.
Jack Merritt, 25, and Saskia Jones, 23, were killed on Friday when Usman Khan, a man convicted of terrorism offences, went on the rampage with kitchen knives near London Bridge.
Gantz's mandate to form a government - after an unsuccessful attempt by Netanyahu to do so - expired on Wednesday. The next day, Israel's president declared a three-week period in which lawmakers can nominate one of their own to try to put together a ruling coalition.
The volunteer faced a three-month suspended sentence if the court had upheld his conviction for “facilitating irregular entry”
“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 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.
As the trial of a former high-ranking Rwandan official is set to begin, families of the victims of the 1994 genocide await justice.
Human rights activists applauded as Germany charged two alleged former Syrian secret service officers with participating in crimes against humanity,
As the Brexit deadline on 31 October looms, there are still many uncertainties about the effects of the UK leaving the EU without a deal. The effects on criminal justice, however, will be immediate and clear.
According to an EU executive, Britain has finally sent the EU its proposal for Brexit. Now it remains a waiting game as October 31 quickly approaches.
A new study has found institutional racism in the EU affects all parts of the criminal justice system, from reporting the crime to sentencing.
The activists took the portraits from town halls and carried them upside down at an anti-G7 march. Protesters removed 125 portraits of Macron to match the 125 days it took France to overtake its carbon footprint this year.
While the protection of lifelong anonymity for complainants in sexual offences, regardless of the outcome of any police investigation, is enshrined in law, no equivalent protection exists for suspects.
Six people including five teenagers and a 39-year-old woman who had accompanied her daughter to the Lanterna Azzurra nightclub in Corinaldo, were killed in the stampede on December 8, 2018.
Monday's ruling comes at a sensitive time, amid public outrage over the slow response of authorities to the abduction and murder of two teenage girls.