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This blog is serving as a virtual meeting point for law students to interact and exchange their perspectives upon topical issues of EU law and upon their respective national legal orders. It is intended for students of all levels of studies and from around the globe. While posts in English are preferred, posts in other languages are also encouraged. We also encourage posts with short news concerning important legal developments, from EU and ECtHR judgments to developments concerning other EU institutions and national developments.

Latest from the Blog

Does Aruba need to make the laws available in the Aruban native language?

August 8th, 2019|0 Comments

Edmond Maduro, University of Aruba Aruba one multi-lingual island  Aruba is a beautiful island located in the Caribbean.

Finland’s student’s financial aid system in need of a reform?

August 8th, 2019|0 Comments

Anni Petäjäniemi, University of Lapland According to the law about student’s financial aid, in Finland every student

The Crime of Rape in the Portuguese Justice System – Current Challenges and the Future Legal Reform

February 24th, 2019|0 Comments

Maria Leonor Cano Crespo Dargent, University of Lisbon A pregnant woman was seeing a psychiatrist in order

“A very public matter”: Belarus tightens control over the Internet

February 6th, 2019|0 Comments

Ivan Bezniak, Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno, Belarus   Belarus is discussing new amendments to the

Are Speeders Murderers?

February 6th, 2019|0 Comments

Maximilian Matthiesen   Are speeders murderers? - German courts had to deal with this question in 2017

A need to reform the German abortion law?

February 6th, 2019|0 Comments

Merten Breisacher Universität Göttingen, Juristische Fakultät   In 2018 a German court uphold its judgment regarding a doctor

Latest News from EUobserver

[Ticker] Trump turned down: Greenland not for sale

August 16th, 2019|Comments Off on [Ticker] Trump turned down: Greenland not for sale

MPs from Greenland and Denmark Friday turned down ideas aired by US president Donald Trump of buying Greenland, part of Denmark with self-government over domestic affairs. "No thanks. I do not think it will be beneficial for Greenland's development," A...

[Exclusive] Selmayr did not keep formal records of lobby meetings

August 15th, 2019|Comments Off on [Exclusive] Selmayr did not keep formal records of lobby meetings

The German former secretary-general of the European Commission held some 21 meetings which were registered in the lobby register. But no documents appeared to exist summarising what was said.

[Ticker] UK Libdems would back Clarke or Harman as new PM

August 15th, 2019|Comments Off on [Ticker] UK Libdems would back Clarke or Harman as new PM

Jo Swinson, the new leader of the Liberal Democrats, said the party would back Kenneth Clarke or Harriet Harman as prime minister of an anti-no-deal Brexit coalition government. The idea of this new coalition came from Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and w...

[Ticker] Six countries agree to take ‘Open Arms’ ship migrants

August 15th, 2019|Comments Off on [Ticker] Six countries agree to take ‘Open Arms’ ship migrants

According to the Italian prime minister Giuseppe Conte, six European countries are willing to take some of the migrants that were rescued by the 'Open Arms' ship in the Mediterranean: France, Germany, Romania, Portugal, Spain, and Luxembourg. An Italia...

[Ticker] Gibraltar judge: Iranian ship should be released

August 15th, 2019|Comments Off on [Ticker] Gibraltar judge: Iranian ship should be released

A court in Gibraltar has ruled that an Iranian oil tanker, the Grace 1, should be released despite a request by the US department of justice to keep it in custody. The vessel had been seized on its way to Syria in order to provide it with 2.3m barrels ...

[Ticker] Increasing fears of a global recession

August 15th, 2019|Comments Off on [Ticker] Increasing fears of a global recession

Three economic powerhouses, Germany, China, and the United States have seen their economic growth slow down. In the second quarter of 2019, Germany's economy shrank by 0.1 percent, which will most probably affect the economy of the entire European Unio...