Recent scientific developments have enabled the emergence of directed mutagenesis techniques which are novel techniques of genetic modification that produce GMOs in a faster, easier and cheaper way. Their legal status is controversial under Directive 2001/18.
The Black Panther Party was a political organization in the United States during the 1960s-1980s. Labelled the greatest threat to internal security by the FBI, the Party was primarily focused on monitoring police officer behaviour through Panther Patrols and running community survival programs.
Online Dispute Resolution and Blockchain technology: how does ODR work? What is a smart contract? Could ODR be helpful in settling numerous potential and related legal proceedings of a relatively simple nature? And how? Endless possibilities…
Recent events around the trial against Dutch politician Geert Wilders demonstrate that our laws prohibiting hate speech should be reconsidered. Not only for the sake of the right to freedom of expression in political debate, but also in order to protect independence of both parliament and judiciary.
Had Tony Ejimson’s claim for a residence right to stay with his daughter been adjudicated by the CJEU, not the ECtHR, the case would have ended differently. This begs the question, why does EU law treat the unity of multi-national families more favourably?
On 7 August, 46 countries signed the United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation. These states have to ensure that international commercial settlement agreements are enforced. After a promising start, there are doubts as to its future implementation.