Tag: European Court of Justice

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MALLOCH: The Common Law and Brexit

It is inane to ignore the distinction between common law and civil law or between the English definition of Rule of Law and the European Rechtsstaat. The two are radically different.

EU Migrant Policy in Disarray As Court Rules Migrants Can Be Returned to Struggling Border States

The Court of Justice of the European Union has rejected the advice of one of its own Advocates-General to rule that migrants can be sent back to the bloc’s border states, effectively overturning the “open door” policy ushered in by Germany’s Angela Merkel in 2015 – but, contradictorily, it also appears set to uphold a scheme to redistribute migrants from those border states to other EU members.

EU Court Backtracks On Muslim Headscarf Ban

LUXEMBOURG (AFP) – The EU’s top court faced a dilemma Wednesday after a top legal officer said it was discriminatory for a firm to tell an employee to remove a Muslim headscarf, contradicting an earlier opinion in a separate case.

EU Court Rules Illegal Migrants Cannot Be Jailed

AFP (Luxembourg) — EU countries cannot imprison illegal migrants just for crossing borders inside the passport-free Schengen area, the bloc’s top court ruled Tuesday, in a new blow to efforts to crack down on the migration crisis. The European Court

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European Court: Employers CAN Ban Islamic Headscarf

An Advocate General at the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has said that it is possible for companies to institute a headscarf ban if it is done under a policy ensuring “religious and ideological neutrality”. The opinion on the headscarf ban

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Donald Trump Takes Scottish Windfarm Fight To UK’s Top Court

LONDON, Oct 8 (Reuters) – Billionaire U.S. Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump took his long battle against windfarms near his Scottish golf course to the UK Supreme Court on Thursday. The property mogul – who says plans for 11 offshore