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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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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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Germany: Bundestag adopts new sexual assault Law

The German Bundestag has adopted the a new criminal law regarding sexual assault at the beginning of the month . Accordingly, a sexual act will in the future also be considered as a rape if the victim does not actively defend itself. A crime is therefore also deemed...

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Italy: recognition of same-sex civil unions

Italy's parliament has backed same-sex civil unions in a vote of confidence on 11 may 2016 for Prime Minister Matteo Renzi. Until this vote, Italy had been the last major Western democracy not to legally recognise gay partnerships. Recognition of same-sex partnership...

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Le droit comparé – Stefan Goltzberg

Le droit comparé - Stefan Goltzberg Que sais-je ?, Code ISBN: 978-2-13-080011-8, 2018 The summary of the book is reproduced hereafter : "Les cultures juridiques d’aujourd’hui ou d’hier ne se distinguent pas seulement entre elles sur le plan du droit positif : elles...

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Law and Migration in a Changing World

Law and Migration in a Changing World Editors: Foblets, Marie-Claire, Carlier, Jean-Yves (Eds.) Springer, 2019 - ISBN 978-3-319-99508-3 The Summary of the Book is reproduced hereafter: " This volume comprises national reports on migration and migration law from 17...

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Anknüpfungsprinzipien im Europäischen Kollisionsrecht

Anknüpfungsprinzipien im Europäischen Kollisionsrecht Integrationspolitische Zielsetzungen und das Prinzip der engsten Verbindung, Anja Sophia Schwemmer Mohr Siebeck, 2018, ISBN 978-3-16-155887-0 The summary of the book is reproduced hereafter: "Das vereinheitlichte...

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Research Handbook on Islamic Law and Society

Research Handbook on Islamic Law and Society, Edited by Nadirsyah Hosen, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law, Monash University, Australia Edward Elgar, 2018, ISBN: 978 1 78100 305 3 The summary of the book is reproduced hereafter: "The Research Handbook on Islamic Law...

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Civil Rights and EU Citizenship

Civil Rights and EU Citizenship, Sybe de Vries, Henri de Waele, Marie-Pierre Granger Edward Elgar, 2018 Summary : "The process of European integration has had a marked influence on the nature and meaning of citizenship in national and post-national contexts as well as...

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Conférence publique OPT-IN: Faire l’expérience de la comparaison en Droit ? Éprouver l’universel, éprouver le particulier, éprouver l’altérité, éprouver l’ipséité (… ou non), January 11 2019, Paris

Conférence publique OPT-IN: Faire l’expérience de la comparaison en Droit ? Éprouver l'universel, éprouver le particulier, éprouver l'altérité, éprouver l'ipséité (... ou non), January 11 2019, Paris More information can be found via this link: [button...

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