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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

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

Shared-Parenting: two parents, two homes in Portuguese Law

February 5th, 2019|0 Comments

Amanda Bueno Almeida Faculty of Law, University of Lisbon, Portugal   Who will get child custody in

The Independence of Catalonia

February 3rd, 2019|0 Comments

Ramón Noceda Tubío University Santiago de Compostela The Catalan independence movement is an ideology with many years

Latest News from EUobserver

EU want Facebook pan-EU advert fix for May elections

April 23rd, 2019|Comments Off on EU want Facebook pan-EU advert fix for May elections

EU institutions want Facebook to relax its rules, to allow pan-European political groups to carry out EU-wide campaigns. Facebook has yet to implement the demands - posing questions on the extent to which Europe relies on the US tech firm.

[Ticker] Weber pledges to ‘block’ Nord Stream 2 as president

April 23rd, 2019|Comments Off on [Ticker] Weber pledges to ‘block’ Nord Stream 2 as president

The German lead candidate of the European People's Party, Manfred Weber, will try to block construction of Russia's Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline if chosen as the next president of the EU Commission, he told Polska Times on Tuesday. "As the head of the Eu...

Ukraine comic-president invited to EU capitals

April 23rd, 2019|Comments Off on Ukraine comic-president invited to EU capitals

EU leaders have invited Ukrainian TV comic Volodymyr Zelensky to Berlin and Brussels after he became the country's new president in a landslide victory on Sunday.

[Ticker] UK warns migrants not to cross ‘dangerous’ Channel

April 23rd, 2019|Comments Off on [Ticker] UK warns migrants not to cross ‘dangerous’ Channel

A spokesperson from the UK Home Office has warned migrants not to risk the dangerous Channel crossing. "Anyone crossing the Channel in a small boat is taking a huge risk with their life and the lives of their children," said the spokesperson on Monday....

Trump’s Israel plan to ‘test’ EU resolve

April 23rd, 2019|Comments Off on Trump’s Israel plan to ‘test’ EU resolve

EU countries ought to draw "red lines" for US president Donald Trump on the Arab-Israeli conflict, Herman Van Rompuy, the former head of the EU Council, has said.

[Ticker] Austria’s FPO publishes racist poem

April 23rd, 2019|Comments Off on [Ticker] Austria’s FPO publishes racist poem

Austrian chancellor Sebastian Kurz has spoken out against the publication of a racist poem by a local branch of his governing coalition's far-right party, the Austrian Freedom Party (FPO), according to Austrian newspaper Der Standard. The poem was publ...