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Reading suggestion #26: The Commission replies to “Stop Vivisection” European Citizens’ Initiative

On 3 June, the Commission  replied to the “Stop Vivisection” European Citizens’ Initiative, and decided not to abrogate Directive 2010/63/EU on the protection of animals used for scientific purposes as requested by the Initiative (see the Press Release). The decision … Continue reading

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Reading suggestion #25: Latvian EU Presidency

Latvia took over Presidency of the Council of the EU from Italy on January 1, 2015. The new Presidency is in focus on Vi(eu)ws.eu. The official website of the Latvian Presidency Latvia claims it’s presidency won’t be ‘anti-Russian’ – on … Continue reading

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Reading suggestion #24: Eurozone to welcome the third Baltic state – Lithuania, by Agne Limante

A post by Agne Limante on the KSLR Blog on European Law. “The new year for Lithuania also means a new currency – on 1 January 2015 this small Baltic state became the 19th member of the Eurozone and will … Continue reading

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Reading suggestion #23: The Court of Justice says NO to accession to the ECHR

Only a few days before Europe’s holidays, on 18 December, the Court of Justice delivered its much awaited Opinion 2/13 on the draft agreement on EU accession to the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights (ECHR). Somewhat surprisingly … Continue reading

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Reading suggestion #22: Eight recent scholarly writings available online

Links to the full text of a few interesting scholarly writings in EU Constitutional Law published recently on SSRN: Maartje De Visser (Maastricht University), National Constitutional Courts, the Court of Justice and Protection of Fundamental Rights in a Post-Charter Landscape, … Continue reading

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Reading suggestion #21: Scholarly writings published in February-March 2013

A few interesting studies published recently in the Social Science Research Network (SSRN): K. McAuliffe, Languages and the Institutional Dynamics of the Court of Justice of the European Communities: Lawyer-Linguists and the Production of a Multilingual Jurisprudence, available here. S. … Continue reading

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Reading suggestion #20: Swedish Ministry of Justice says the EU data bill threatens transparency

Sweden’s ministry of justice says the EU’s draft data protection law could upset the delicate balance between transparency and privacy in its own national law on access to documents. “With a regulation there is a need to make it perfectly … Continue reading

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