The problem of overcrowded prisons in Romania is not new. In its latest Chamber judgment the ECtHR applied the pilot-judgment procedure in order to stop the systematic dysfunction of the prison system. Will this improve the Romanian situation?
The AMS judgment of the CJEU is of great importance for the (potential) horizontal application of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights, but raises more questions than it answers. Does the Court’s reasoning do justice to the importance of human rights?