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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] EU to enforce Libya arms ban via old naval mission

January 21st, 2020|Comments Off on [Ticker] EU to enforce Libya arms ban via old naval mission

EU foreign ministers decided to revive Operation Sophia, a naval mission originally intended to stop illegal migration in the central Mediterranean, to enforce a UN arms embargo on Libya. "The mandate of Operation Sophia will be to refocus especially o...

[Ticker] No EU travel perks for Gibraltar, UK says

January 21st, 2020|Comments Off on [Ticker] No EU travel perks for Gibraltar, UK says

Gibraltar, the UK exclave in Spain, cannot be part of the EU's passport-free 'Schengen' travel area after Brexit, despite calls by some Gibraltar officials for special arrangements, Britain has said. "The UK, including Gibraltar, is not part of the bor...

[Ticker] EU urges China to open markets for trade deal

January 21st, 2020|Comments Off on [Ticker] EU urges China to open markets for trade deal

China will have to move further than the EU to secure a trade deal due to its bars to market access, trade commissioner Phil Hogan has said. "Meeting halfway won't work for the EU. Our markets are largely open, probably the most open in the world. We ....

[Feature] US retiree, scammed by former EU official, awaits justice

January 21st, 2020|Comments Off on [Feature] US retiree, scammed by former EU official, awaits justice

In her mid-70s and in ailing health, Regina Hayes still holds out hope justice will prevail after losing her life savings in a Ponzi-like scam linked back to a former EU commissioner from Malta.

Vienna-Brussels night train returns amid EU green talk

January 21st, 2020|Comments Off on Vienna-Brussels night train returns amid EU green talk

MEPs and once all-powerful eurocrat Martin Selmayr just rode the first night train from Vienna to Brussels in support of the green deal, but train ticket prices remain too high.

EU keen to set global rules on artificial intelligence

January 21st, 2020|Comments Off on EU keen to set global rules on artificial intelligence

The EU commission's white paper on AI regulation tries to balance rights of individuals with needs of industry amid global boom.