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Académie Internationale de Droit Comparé

UN Human Rights Committee finds ICCPR violation by France

On August 10, 2018, the UN Human Rights Committee issued an opinion on the confirmation by the French justice system, of a termination of employment of an employee of a nursery who wanted to wear a veil inside the establishment. Fired in 2008, the plaintiff had...

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US Supreme Court : Justice Kennedy announces retirement

US Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy announced on June 27th 2018 that he would retire later this summer, setting in motion discussions over the future of the Supreme Court while giving US President Donald Trump a possibility "to put a more conservative stamp on...

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Australia: Parliament legalizes same-sex marriage

On December 8, 2017, the Australian Parliament passed a new law authorizing same-sex marriage.  The bill passed its third reading with four members of Parliament in opposition. The new law expands on earlier legislation which already provided equality to same-sex...

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China: controversial cybersecurity law is approved

On 7 November 2016, China approved a controversial cybersecurity law. The proclaimed aim of the new law is to protect Internet users and minimize fraud. Several human rights watchdogs have notably spoken out against the law, expressing important concerns. In...

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US: Congress overrides Obama’s veto on JASTA

Earlier this month, President Barack Obama blocked the bill (Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA)) allowing victims of 9/11 and their relatives to sue the Government of Saudi Arabia over its alleged involvement in the terrorist attack. See our previous...

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Comparative Human Rights Law – Sandra Fredman

Comparative Human Rights Law - Sandra Fredman ISBN: 9780199689415, OUP 2018 The summary of the book is reproduced hereafter :"Courts in different jurisdictions face similar human rights questions. Does the death penalty breach human rights? Does freedom of speech...

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Le droit comparé et le droit suisse

Le droit comparé et le droit suisse, Rashid Bahar, Thomas Kadner Graziano,  Schulthess, ISBN : 978-3-7255-8701-8, 2018 The summary of the book is reproduced hereafter : "Quelle place donner au droit comparé dans le droit ? A l'heure où le débat sur l'influence des...

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Sprache und Recht bei der Europäischen Aktiengesellschaft

Sprache und Recht bei der Europäischen Aktiengesellschaft, Wendelin Mayer ISBN 978-3-16-155794-1, 2018, Mohr Siebeck, The summary is reproduced hereafter : "Was bedeutet 'Rechtspersönlichkeit' der Europäischen Aktiengesellschaft (SE) und ist dafür relevant, was der...

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Russian Discourses on International Law

Russian Discourses on International Law, P. Sean Morris Routledge, 2018, ISBN 9781138566705 The summary of the book is reproduced hereafter: "A number of recent events in the last decade have renewed interest in Russian discourses on international law. This book...

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Comparative Company Law – A Case Based Approach

Comparative Company Law - A Case Based Approach Editor(s): Mathias M Siems, David Cabrelli, ISBN 9781509909360 - Hart Publishing, 2018 The summary of the book is reproduced hereafter : "As attention moves rapidly towards comparative approaches, the research and...

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