Think of the children: the ECJ clarifies the status of non-EU parents of EU...

What immigration rights do non-EU citizens have under EU law? There are three main areas of EU law that address this issue: EU immigration and asylum law;...

UK Court of Appeal finds criminal record disclosure scheme breaches right to privacy

The UK Court of Appeal has found the UK system of requiring disclosure of previous criminal convictions in certain circumstances in breach of the right to privacy. The...

Belfast court rejects two challenges to Brexit

Two of the first legal challenges to Brexit have been rejected by a Belfast court. A high court judge ruled that the Good Friday agreement in 1998 could...

‘Jerusalem cannot be replaced by any other city’

Ramallah - For exiled Palestinian parliamentarian Khaled Abu Arafeh, it felt like a small step towards reuniting with his family in Jerusalem. Israel's Supreme Court last month accepted a petition...

Human Rights Centre seeks leave of the ECtHR to intervene in case concerning LGBTI...

On 28 July, the Human Rights Centre of Ghent University submitted a third party intervention in connection to two Russian cases, namely Nikolay Alekseyev and Movement for...

High Court finds against woman with disability seeking more appropriate housing

The High Court has found against a young woman with physical and mental disabilities in her appeal to be rehoused. The applicant, Elizabeth Mulhare, suffers from cerebral palsy...

Supreme court rules parliament must have vote to trigger article 50

Justices rule by eight to three against government over EU exit, but ministers do not need devolved assemblies’ consent The government has lost its fast-tracked appeal to the...

US District Court allows constitutional challenge proceed to protect future generations from climate change

A District Court Judge in Oregon has accused the federal government of failing to protect future generations from climate change, in rejecting a motion to dismiss a...

Denmark’s Supreme Court sets aside CJEU preliminary ruling in employment age discrimination case

The Danish Supreme Court has chosen to set aside a preliminary ruling by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), which held that the Danish...

ECtHR clarifies jurisprudence on criteria for pre-trial detention

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has reviewed existing case law in relation to pre-trial detention in the case of Buzadji v the Republic of Moldova. ...