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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

Von der Leyen commission on track for December start

November 18th, 2019|Comments Off on Von der Leyen commission on track for December start

After socialist and liberal MEPs gave the green light to Hungary's Oliver Varhelyi to become commissioner, the new EU executive is on track to take office in December.

[Ticker] Hungary’s new commissioner approved by MEPs

November 18th, 2019|Comments Off on [Ticker] Hungary’s new commissioner approved by MEPs

MEPs approved Hungary's commissioner-designate Oliver Varhelyi in the European parliament's foreign affairs committee on Monday. It means the new EU commission led by Ursula von der Leyen can take office on 1 December if the parliament approves the EU ...

[Ticker] Balkan coal power plants fail to meet emissions targets

November 18th, 2019|Comments Off on [Ticker] Balkan coal power plants fail to meet emissions targets

A new report from the pan-European organisation Energy Community revealed on Monday that coal-fuelled power plants in the Balkans are struggling to comply with the emission targets established under their national plans. "The situation is especially cr...

[Ticker] Belarus vote: zero opposition candidates elected

November 18th, 2019|Comments Off on [Ticker] Belarus vote: zero opposition candidates elected

Official results of the parliamentary elections in Belarus showed not one single opposition candidate was elected, leaving president Aleksander Lukashenko firmly in power. Two opposition candidates who won a parliamentary seat in 2016 were not allowed ...

[Ticker] Germany: Tehran should hold dialogue with protesters

November 18th, 2019|Comments Off on [Ticker] Germany: Tehran should hold dialogue with protesters

German chancellor Angela Merkel's spokeswoman Ulrike Demmer called the current protests in Iran "legitimate and deserving of our respect when people courageously air their economic and political grievances," Deutsche Welle reports. She added that "the ...

Ukraine boats added to EU-Russia summit preparations

November 18th, 2019|Comments Off on Ukraine boats added to EU-Russia summit preparations

EU powers and Russia are making preparations for a peace deal on Ukraine, with Moscow to give back three boats to Kiev in the latest step.