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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 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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The Responsive Judge – International Perspectives

The Responsive Judge - International Perspectives, Editors: Sourdin, Tania, Zariski, Archie (Eds.) Springer 2018, ISBN 978-981-13-1023-2, The summary is reproduced hereafter : "This book focuses on the changing role of judges in courts, tribunals, and other forums...

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Der Trust im italienischen Recht, Leonie-Pascale Neu

Leonie-Pascale Neu, Der Trust im italienischen Recht, Eine rechtsvergleichende Untersuchung vor dem Hintergrund des Haager Trust-Übereinkommens Mohr Siebeck, 2018,  ISBN 978-3-16-155764-4 The summary of the book is reproduced hereafter : "Der Trust entstammt der...

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