Evaluation of the General Data Protection Regulation

by EIAD – European Academy for Freedom of Information and Data Protection. Europaische Akademie fur Informationsfreiheit und Datenschutz Academie europeenne pour la liberie d’information et la protection des donnees Berlin, 27 January 2020 A. General remarks Article 8 of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights (EUCFR) guarantees the protection of personal data and requires independent… Continue reading Evaluation of the General Data Protection Regulation

EUROPEAN LAW BLOG : E-Evidence in the EU Parliament: Basic Features of Birgit Sippel’s Draft Report

ORIGINAL PUBLISHED HERE :https://europeanlawblog.eu/2020/01/21/e-evidence-in-the-eu-parliament-basic-features-of-birgit-sippels-draft-report/ 21 JANUARY 2020/ BY THEODORE CHRISTAKIS Discussions on E-Evidence are heating up at the EU Parliament Taking into consideration the significant legal challenges from the globalization of criminal evidence and considering that traditional instruments for cross-border cooperation such as Mutual Legal Assistance Treaties (MLAT) are too slow and cumbersome, the European Commission proposed, on 17… Continue reading EUROPEAN LAW BLOG : E-Evidence in the EU Parliament: Basic Features of Birgit Sippel’s Draft Report

VERFASSUNGSBLOG : 1460 Days Later: Rule of Law in Poland R.I.P. (Part I and II) Laurent Pech, Patryk Wachowiec Mi Jan 2020

SEE : Pech, Laurent; Wachowiec, Patryk: 1460 Days Later: Rule of Law in Poland R.I.P. (Part II), VerfBlog, 2020/1/15, https://verfassungsblog.de/1460-days-later-rule-of-law-in-poland-r-i-p-part-ii/. On 13 January 2016, exactly four years ago today, the Commission activated its rule of law framework for the very first time with respect to Poland (for our previous 2-part post assessing the situation as of 13 January 2019… Continue reading VERFASSUNGSBLOG : 1460 Days Later: Rule of Law in Poland R.I.P. (Part I and II) Laurent Pech, Patryk Wachowiec Mi Jan 2020

Transforming the EU in a freedom security and justice area: first Council ideas for a Strategic Agenda (2019-2024)

This is a joint discussion paper for both justice and home affairs submitted by the Croatian Presidency to the other delegations and to be debated at the Informal JHA Council in Zagreb on January 23rd-24th Working  Session  I. Looking ahead to the area of freedom, security and justice In June 2019, the European Council adopted… Continue reading Transforming the EU in a freedom security and justice area: first Council ideas for a Strategic Agenda (2019-2024)

La nuova Guardia di frontiera e costiera europea (Regolamento (UE) 2019/1896): un primo esempio di amministrazione integrata nazionale/europea ?

(english version will follow) di Emilio De Capitani già Segretario (1998-2011) della Commissione Libertà Civili (LIBE) del Parlamento europeo Premessa Il 4 dicembre 2019 entra in vigore Regolamento (UE) 2019/1896 relativo alla guardia di frontiera e costiera europea, il cui snodo centrale è l’Agenzia europea comunemente nota come “Frontex”. Questa Agenzia aveva visto la luce… Continue reading La nuova Guardia di frontiera e costiera europea (Regolamento (UE) 2019/1896): un primo esempio di amministrazione integrata nazionale/europea ?

The European Area of Freedom, security and Justice : has it lost its compass ?

Rome, 28 January 2019, 9.30/12.30 – 14.00/17.30 Spazio Europa(managed by the European Parliament Office in Italy and the European Commission Representation in Italy) Via Quattro Novembre 149 (ground floor) – Roma CONFERENCE : Transforming the European Union into an Area of Freedom, Security and Justice. Twenty years after Tampere and ten after Lisbon, the objective… Continue reading The European Area of Freedom, security and Justice : has it lost its compass ?

1095 Days Later: From Bad to Worse Regarding the Rule of Law in Poland (Part II)

ORIGINAL PUBLISHED ON VERFASSUNGSBLOG (17 Jan 2019) By Laurent Pech, and Patryk Wachowiec …. 4. One missed opportunity: The ECJ ruling of 25 July 2018 concerning the European Arrest Warrant  The knock-on effects of the deteriorating situation in Poland became notably visible when an Irish High Court judge decided to delay the extradition of a… Continue reading 1095 Days Later: From Bad to Worse Regarding the Rule of Law in Poland (Part II)

1095 Days Later: From Bad to Worse Regarding the Rule of Law in Poland (Part I)

ORIGINAL PUBLISHED ON VERFASSUNGSBLOG ( 13 Jan 2019) by Laurent Pech, and Patryk Wachowiec On 13 January 2016, exactly three years ago today, the Commission activated the so-called rule of law framework for the very first time with respect to Poland. This was justified by First Vice-President Timmermans primarily with regard to the situation of the Constitutional… Continue reading 1095 Days Later: From Bad to Worse Regarding the Rule of Law in Poland (Part I)

TIMELINE OF EU-POLAND RELATIONS DEALING WITH THE RULE OF LAW

by Paolo Gambatesa (FREE Group Trainee) Section I – about facts and EU reaction under Article 7 TEU perspective 2015 On 8 October 2015, ahead of the general elections for the Sejm (lower chamber of the Polish Parliament) of 25 October 2015, the outgoing legislature nominated five persons to be ‘appointed’ as judges by the President… Continue reading TIMELINE OF EU-POLAND RELATIONS DEALING WITH THE RULE OF LAW

Manufacturing Discontent: Q and A on the legal issues of asylum-seekers crossing the Channel

FROM EU LAW ANALYSIS BLOG (ORGINAL PUBLISHED HERE) Professor Steve Peers, University of Essex**Supported by an ESRC Priority Brexit Grant on ‘Brexit and UK and EU Immigration Policy’. Cynical politicians, aided by an uncritical media, aim to manufacture a moral panic from a modest number of people crossing the Channel. Be that as it may, these… Continue reading Manufacturing Discontent: Q and A on the legal issues of asylum-seekers crossing the Channel